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Fintech Founders: Deborah Yang of Daizy

We spoke with Deborah Yang, CEO and Co-founder of Daizy, a sustainability insights app for conscious investing. Deborah talks us through sustainability and investing, the marriage of commercial and the ability to do good, and the revolution of democratization of finance.

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How to create a Personal Zero-Based Budget

Zero-based budgeting is a budgeting method where you label ALL of your income and expenses and leave nothing uncategorized or without purpose.

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2 Step Back to School Budgeting

Students are grabbing their backpacks and it's time for the dreaded back to school shopping. Here's how you create a budget to make sure you're not overspending. Created by Mooch your automatic budgeting app.

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Fintech Leader: Zehra Naqvi of Republic

We spoke with Zehra Naqvi, a senior investment associate at Republic on the democratization of all things, from content for first-time founders, to her work with Venture for Pakistan, to inclusivity in the beauty (and venture + consumer) industries.

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Fintech Founders: Deborah Yang of Daizy

We spoke with Deborah Yang, CEO and Co-founder of Daizy, a sustainability insights app for conscious investing. Deborah talks us through sustainability and investing, the marriage of commercial and the ability to do good, and the revolution of democratization of finance.

Read More

How to create a Personal Zero-Based Budget

Zero-based budgeting is a budgeting method where you label ALL of your income and expenses and leave nothing uncategorized or without purpose.

Read More

2 Step Back to School Budgeting

Students are grabbing their backpacks and it's time for the dreaded back to school shopping. Here's how you create a budget to make sure you're not overspending. Created by Mooch your automatic budgeting app.

Read More

Fintech Leader: Zehra Naqvi of Republic

We spoke with Zehra Naqvi, a senior investment associate at Republic on the democratization of all things, from content for first-time founders, to her work with Venture for Pakistan, to inclusivity in the beauty (and venture + consumer) industries.

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How to Retire: Mooch and Money Her Way

We co-wrote this blog post on retirement with Money Her Way, a financial blog founded by mother-daughter duo Rebecca & Rachel Pino, backed by their family owned financial firm: Halliday Financial.

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Fintech Founders: Austin Hankwitz of Witz Ventures

We spoke with Austin Hankwitz of Witz Ventures on everything from the intersection of personal finance and the creator economy, to how hard budgeting and investing really are, to his favorite stocks to invest in right now (hint: ETFs FTW). Read on to learn more about Austin, his advice for the bear market, and his (highly unconventional) go-to recipe right now (spoiler: it involves meatballs and grape jelly). 

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Fintech Founders: Eve Halimi and Anam Lakhani of Alinea

We spoke with Eve and Anam (YC W '21) of Alinea on the future of investing and Gen Z as a driving force for change.

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Fintech Leaders: Jeffrey Axelrod

We spoke with Jeffrey Axelrod, mentor and coach to financial technology startups about all things fintech! Jeffrey shared insights into his favorite kinds of startups to work with, the hardest parts of building successful teams, and the biggest changes and constants he predicts for the fintech space in the next 10 years.

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Fintech Leaders: Mitchell Lee of Synctera

We interviewed Mitchell Lee, a veteran of the financial services industry who spent many years in the private sector working for the Federal Reserve, and has now transitioned to the private sector, working as the Chief Risk Officer for Synctera.

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Mooch in the News: BBC

Mooch was featured in BBC My World! BBC's video covered how soaring global inflation is impacting lives, and they included a tutorial video from our @amoochlife TikTok on how to do a 50/30/20 budget.

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Mint vs. Monarch vs. Mooch

So many personal finance softwares, so little time! We're going to break down the different offerings of each budget app so you can decide for yourself which is the best free budgeting tool. 

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Investment & Rental Properties For Beginners

Diversifying your portfolio with physical assets helps generate passive income and protects against inflation.

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Mooch in the News: PR Sync

Check out Mooch's recent feature in PR Sync.

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Fintech Founders: Nicole Casperson of WTFintech?

To kick this exciting series off, we interviewed Nicole Casperson of WTFintech who hosts the Humans of Fintech podcast.

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Passive Income Tips

Creating passive income is a great way to build your finances (and savings) on the side.

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Winter Holiday Saving and Spending

The winter holidays are the most expensive time of the year. Presents aside, there are just so many expenses to cover!

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How to Raise Your Credit Score Right Now

The most important factor for your credit score is payment history and establishing a history of making payments on time.

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Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Demo Day

Our founders Richard Velasquez and Kevin Jiang were at the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Demo Day.

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Budgeting and Personal Finance Terms to Know

Mooch breaks down the basic terms to know.

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Why is Budgeting So Difficult?

Your brain has an emotional responses when it processes words like "budget" or "diet."

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We Changed Our Name!

We changed our name from Kanbee to Mooch.

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Nice Companies, Why Are You Nice?

Being nice is contagious. Good or bad, it spreads.

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An Intro to the Mooch Partnership

We started Mooch because budgeting is hard and requires a crazy amount of determination to stick to.

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Mooch in the News: Real Talk with Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator

Our CEO Richard Velasquez talks about all things Mooch & how we're building the best free budgeting app on the market!

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How to Save During Inflation

If avocados suddenly cost $5 instead of $3, your original $3 is going to buy you significantly less avocado.

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Fintech Founders: Vrinda Gupta of Sequin

We spoke with Vrinda Gupta, founder of Sequin (YC S21), a debit card for women that builds credit.

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Mooch in the News: Market Watch, Digital Journal, US Newswire, and more!

Mooch was featured in the news today! Read about why Mooch is the best free budgeting app that uses DeFi & blockchain.

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Five Foundation of Personal Finance

These are five financial principles designed for students, since you probably didn't learn personal finance in school.

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Fintech Founders: Nicole Alonso and Liam Brennan-Burke of Paysail

We spoke with the Paysail co-founders to learn how they're leveraging stablecoins to revolutionize B2B payments.

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Emergency Fund Essentials: What it Is and Why You Need One

An emergency fund is exactly what it sounds like. It’s savings that you set aside for, well, emergencies.

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Mooch in the News: Glamour UK

Mooch was featured by Glamour UK and their Money column!

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Mooch in the News: Refinery29

We were featured by Refinery29's Work & Money Column as one of their favorite finance TikTok accounts.

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How to create a Personal Zero-Based Budget

Zero-based budgeting is a budgeting method where you label ALL of your income and expenses and leave nothing uncategorized or without purpose.

Read More

2 Step Back to School Budgeting

Students are grabbing their backpacks and it's time for the dreaded back to school shopping. Here's how you create a budget to make sure you're not overspending. Created by Mooch your automatic budgeting app.

Read More

Passive Income Tips

Creating passive income is a great way to build your finances (and savings) on the side.

Read More

Winter Holiday Saving and Spending

The winter holidays are the most expensive time of the year. Presents aside, there are just so many expenses to cover!

Read More

Why is Budgeting So Difficult?

Your brain has an emotional responses when it processes words like "budget" or "diet."

Read More

How to Save During Inflation

If avocados suddenly cost $5 instead of $3, your original $3 is going to buy you significantly less avocado.

Read More

Five Foundation of Personal Finance

These are five financial principles designed for students, since you probably didn't learn personal finance in school.

Read More

Emergency Fund Essentials: What it Is and Why You Need One

An emergency fund is exactly what it sounds like. It’s savings that you set aside for, well, emergencies.

Read More

How to Retire: Mooch and Money Her Way

We co-wrote this blog post on retirement with Money Her Way, a financial blog founded by mother-daughter duo Rebecca & Rachel Pino, backed by their family owned financial firm: Halliday Financial.

Read More

Investment & Rental Properties For Beginners

Diversifying your portfolio with physical assets helps generate passive income and protects against inflation.

Read More

Fintech Founders: Austin Hankwitz of Witz Ventures

We spoke with Austin Hankwitz of Witz Ventures on everything from the intersection of personal finance and the creator economy, to how hard budgeting and investing really are, to his favorite stocks to invest in right now (hint: ETFs FTW). Read on to learn more about Austin, his advice for the bear market, and his (highly unconventional) go-to recipe right now (spoiler: it involves meatballs and grape jelly). 

Read More

Fintech Founders: Eve Halimi and Anam Lakhani of Alinea

We spoke with Eve and Anam (YC W '21) of Alinea on the future of investing and Gen Z as a driving force for change.

Read More

Fintech Leaders: Jeffrey Axelrod

We spoke with Jeffrey Axelrod, mentor and coach to financial technology startups about all things fintech! Jeffrey shared insights into his favorite kinds of startups to work with, the hardest parts of building successful teams, and the biggest changes and constants he predicts for the fintech space in the next 10 years.

Read More

Fintech Founders: Nicole Casperson of WTFintech?

To kick this exciting series off, we interviewed Nicole Casperson of WTFintech who hosts the Humans of Fintech podcast.

Read More

Budgeting and Personal Finance Terms to Know

Mooch breaks down the basic terms to know.

Read More

Fintech Leader: Zehra Naqvi of Republic

We spoke with Zehra Naqvi, a senior investment associate at Republic on the democratization of all things, from content for first-time founders, to her work with Venture for Pakistan, to inclusivity in the beauty (and venture + consumer) industries.

Read More

Fintech Founders: Nicole Alonso and Liam Brennan-Burke of Paysail

We spoke with the Paysail co-founders to learn how they're leveraging stablecoins to revolutionize B2B payments.

Read More

Fintech Founders: Deborah Yang of Daizy

We spoke with Deborah Yang, CEO and Co-founder of Daizy, a sustainability insights app for conscious investing. Deborah talks us through sustainability and investing, the marriage of commercial and the ability to do good, and the revolution of democratization of finance.

Read More

Fintech Leaders: Mitchell Lee of Synctera

We interviewed Mitchell Lee, a veteran of the financial services industry who spent many years in the private sector working for the Federal Reserve, and has now transitioned to the private sector, working as the Chief Risk Officer for Synctera.

Read More

Mooch in the News: BBC

Mooch was featured in BBC My World! BBC's video covered how soaring global inflation is impacting lives, and they included a tutorial video from our @amoochlife TikTok on how to do a 50/30/20 budget.

Read More

Mint vs. Monarch vs. Mooch

So many personal finance softwares, so little time! We're going to break down the different offerings of each budget app so you can decide for yourself which is the best free budgeting tool. 

Read More

Mooch in the News: PR Sync

Check out Mooch's recent feature in PR Sync.

Read More

Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Demo Day

Our founders Richard Velasquez and Kevin Jiang were at the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Demo Day.

Read More

We Changed Our Name!

We changed our name from Kanbee to Mooch.

Read More

Nice Companies, Why Are You Nice?

Being nice is contagious. Good or bad, it spreads.

Read More

An Intro to the Mooch Partnership

We started Mooch because budgeting is hard and requires a crazy amount of determination to stick to.

Read More

Mooch in the News: Real Talk with Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator

Our CEO Richard Velasquez talks about all things Mooch & how we're building the best free budgeting app on the market!

Read More

Mooch in the News: Market Watch, Digital Journal, US Newswire, and more!

Mooch was featured in the news today! Read about why Mooch is the best free budgeting app that uses DeFi & blockchain.

Read More

Mooch in the News: Glamour UK

Mooch was featured by Glamour UK and their Money column!

Read More

Mooch in the News: Refinery29

We were featured by Refinery29's Work & Money Column as one of their favorite finance TikTok accounts.

Read More

How to Raise Your Credit Score Right Now

The most important factor for your credit score is payment history and establishing a history of making payments on time.

Read More

Fintech Founders: Vrinda Gupta of Sequin

We spoke with Vrinda Gupta, founder of Sequin (YC S21), a debit card for women that builds credit.

Read More

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