Jim remembers checking his first email on the original BlackBerry 850 nearly 20 years ago. It was spam, and he fell for it. Nevertheless, he’s been on the beat every day since, following the ebbs and flows of financial technology. Jim has significant experience covering financial and business topics. He has also worked as a financial advisor and provided consulting and advice about budgets, savings, insurance, stocks, retirement funds, and tax advice. Jim has a Master’s degree in Marketing & Communications from Boston University.