The Fascinating History of Visa and the Credit Card Industry

Visa is arguably one of the world’s most recognizable logos and brands. Fun fact: they took the name because it is simple enough to sound the same in every language. Visa enables electronic fund transfers worldwide, processing upwards of 1,700 transactions per second. It is the world’s second-largest payment organization, behind China Union Pay, which […]

IFB228: How to Avoid Dividend Traps + ESPP Plans

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we welcome: How do ESPP plans work, and what kinds of returns can you expect from those types of employee stock purchase plans. How to avoid dividend traps A quick look at Cigna’s financials and exploring why their dividends have increased Alternatives to hedging against […]