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Best New Ideas in Money

Best New Ideas in Money 2019

Our second annual special report, exploring the innovations that rethink how we spend, save and invest.

Stories will appear here throughout the month of September.


See the 2018 Special Report

In our 2018 edition of "Best New Ideas in Money", we explored the next phase in our financial evolution: the innovations that are rethinking money and unlocking exciting new possibilities.

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Here are the innovations rewriting the language of money

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Here’s what it would take to make college tuition-free

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Don’t have a 401(k)? State governments have a retirement plan for you

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The end of the two-week pay cycle: How every day can be payday

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How artificial intelligence could replace credit scores and reshape how we get loans

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This is where cryptocurrencies are actually making a difference in the world

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The next frontier in investing is ‘quantamental’ stock picking

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To boost the economy, let’s first change how we measure the economy

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The ‘sidecar’ plan that could soon be attached to your 401(k)

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Bio-bonds: A new way to invest in the medical miracles of the future

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Here are the best new ideas in money

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Teaching people about money doesn’t seem to make them any smarter about money – here’s what might

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The case for paying every American a dividend on the nation’s wealth

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Americans’ data is worth billions — and you soon might be able to get a cut of it

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How changing the way we pay for health care could save money and lives