Jen Wieczner, Fortune

Jen Wieczner


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Jen:

Credit Karma Is Launching a Savings Account. But 'High Yield' Is Relative

Credit Karma is the latest fintech firm to launch a high-yield savings account. But with the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates, high-yield savings rates are harder to find. → Read More

Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, and the U.S. Women's Soccer Team Encourage Other Women to Fight for Equal Pay

Fresh off a victory in the World Cup, the U.S. Women's National Team is seizing the moment to fight for pay equity in team sports. → Read More

Gold Should Be More Like Cryptocurrency, Says Barrick Gold COO—The Ledger

Catherine Raw acknowledges gold is losing its appeal among younger investors. She wants to fix that. → Read More

Reality-TV Born Startup Clearbanc Raises $300 Million to Help Companies Buy Instagram Ads

Clearbanc grew out of 'Dragons' Den,' Canada's version of 'Shark Tank.' It's investing $1 billion this year to fund other companies' Facebook and Instagram ads. → Read More

Look Out Crypto Land, Here Comes the IRS—The Ledger

Where finance and technology intersect. → Read More

Financial Data Privacy? Consumers 'Could Care Less'—The Ledger

Where finance and technology intersect. → Read More

Why Away Doesn't Sell Luggage on Amazon

Away's co-founder says one of the travel luggage company's best decisions was not selling its suitcases on Amazon. → Read More

Verizon: U.S. Privacy Laws Needed with 5G

Verizon was the first to launch 5G in the U.S. this spring. Now, the CEO of Verizon Media Group is calling on the U.S. government to regulate privacy. → Read More

Can Blockchain Build a Better Bank? Experts Weigh In

Here's what a selection of entrepreneurs and executives had to say about cryptocurrency technology and regulation on a roundtable at Fortune's inaugural Brainstorm Finance conference in Montauk, N.Y. → Read More

Fintech Trends 2020: Project Libra, Amazon Banking, Millennials

The top fintech and cryptocurrency trends for 2020—from Facebook's Project Libra to rising millennial net worths—as predicted by executives from Amazon, Bank of America, Citi and others at Fortune Brainstorm Finance. → Read More

Disrupting the Dollar, Gold vs Bitcoin, Marvelous Montauk—The Ledger

At Fortune's Brainstorm Finance summit executives asked whether new tech, notably cryptocurrency, will end the dominance of the U.S. dollar. → Read More

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Ambitions Provoke Heated Debate—The Ledger

Bitcoin fans and tech stock analysts are divided over Facebook's "Project Libra" cryptocurrency plan. Here's what everyone is saying. → Read More

Mastercard Plans to Put Cash Out of Business

Mastercard's biggest competitor today isn't Visa—it's cash. Now the credit card giant is rolling out QR codes and more ways to pay globally. → Read More

The Occidental-Anadarko Petroleum Merger's Crude Truth About Oil Prices

With $10 billion worth of chips from Warren Buffett, Occidental Petroleum CEO Vicki Hollub just took the biggest poker hand in the American oil patch. But she shouldn’t count her winnings just yet. → Read More

5 Numbers to Watch to Spot the Next Recession

Today's good times can't last forever. Here's how to decode the economy's messages before a bear market eats your savings. → Read More

5 Numbers to Watch to Spot the Next Recession

In June, economists will mark the 10th anniversary of the end of the Great Recession. But even as traumatic memories of that crisis recede, investors collectively have grown more jittery in anticipation of the next one. Market volatility has soared as relatively minor economic setbacks trigger frequent, dramatic selloffs. And over the past 12 months, […] → Read More

Bitcoin Accounts for 95% of Cryptocurrency Crime, Says Analyst

Bitcoin is still criminals' favorite cryptocurrency for illicit activity, according to blockchain tracking firm Chainalysis. → Read More

The Pinterest IPO Might Have Made You Richer—Even If You Didn't Buy the Stock Today

You didn't have to buy Pinterest stock to make money off its IPO: Many investors already own Pinterest stock, as well as Lyft, in a 401(k). → Read More

5 Reasons Jamie Dimon Isn't Too Worried We'll See A Recession in 2019

In Jamie Dimon's annual letter, the JPMorgan CEO lays out five reasons why he isn't too worried about recession—or the inverted yield curve. → Read More

Quadriga's Bitcoins Would Have Been Safer in Bermuda, Country Leader Says

One country thinks it can prevent cryptocurrency CEOs from taking their assets to their graves. → Read More