Weekly digest: best fintech ETFs, top 5 economic superpowers, how to avoid phishing scams


We’ve gathered some of the best and most interesting articles over the last week.

Top 5 economic superpowers: who are they?

This article entails the near-term forecasted performance of the five largest economies of the world. These countries are as follows:

  1. The United States
  2. China
  3. Japan
  4. Germany
  5. India

Nearly half of couples aren’t open about finances: survey

Ally Bank has found that couples who have the “money talk” report feeling happier and more confident.

Lottery, sweepstakes and competition scams explained

Today, we’ll examine the most common types of phishing scams preying on human gambling excitement and greed: lottery, sweepstakes and competition.

PayPal users in the UK can now buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency

PayPal has launched a new service enabling its customers in the UK to buy, hold and sell Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

How to avoid phishing scams

Despite smart spam filters, scammers’ messages sometimes manage to get into your inbox. They are luring users to click on suspicious links, download malware or submit their valuable data. With an increased number of people working from home and evolved schemes, phishing attacks are a major threat to your cybersecurity.

Klarna enters another European country with its BNPL solution

According to Ecommerce News, Sweden-based Klarna has entered Poland this week with the launch of its ‘buy now, pay later’ service in collab with H&M.

Best fintech ETFs in 2021

Today, we’ll explore the exchange-traded funds tracking the fintech industry as one of the most promising investment options.

Majority of European checkouts have 5 or more errors

According to Ecommerce News, 94% of the most popular e-commerce websites in Europe have 5 or more errors on their checkout pages, compared to 58% in 2020. Meanwhile, 21% of European consumers abandon a purchase if the checkout takes longer than one minute.

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