078 Discovering Fintech at FinCon21, with Ryan Ruff and Jake Tamarkin

This week’s episode is a double dose of Fin Tech!  Join Bob and Shelly and learn about FinCon21, where money and media meet, and also hear from some of the interesting folks that they met and some great tools for your financial future.

Show Notes

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Ryan Ruff is Head of Fintech Relations at ASA, bridging the gap with the creators of tech and those who want to invest in the development of tech. He is leading the way to create a bridge between technology development and those who want to invest in the future expansion of important tech.

Jake Tamarkin is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Everyday Life Insurance.  Jake is passionate about using technology to help people make their financial lives easier. Let him explain why he says that “Insurance is Stupid” and just what we can do about it.


Fintech Startup Competition



Everyday Life Insurance


A few of the financial apps that Bob and Shelly use


Acorns automatically invests spare change and provides cashback rewards at select retailers


Bumped turns everyday spending into investing by which users get fractional stock rewards when they spend. 


Bitmo rewards you for everyday shopping at major brands both online and in-store

Travel Freely

Travel Freely helps users navigate the process of earning credit card rewards for free travel


Be Greater Than Average Gift of Learning

Be Greater Than Average Courses

Be Greater Than Average Family Fun!

Be Greater Than Average A Semester of STEM Activities E-Book

Battling Bots League (Partnership between Be Greater Than Average and Electric Playhouse)




Ryan Ruff


(801) 473-5749



Jake Tamarkin

(888) 681-3811




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