Tech Disruption: How technology plays a role in changing your finances

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TechCrunch Disrupt is happening in San Francisco this week and there's already plenty to be excited about:

Snoop Dogg just launched Merry Jane -- a lifestyle media centered around weed. If you're into that.

And if you head to Startup Alley you can test out the latest in virtual reality from more than 60 companies.

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But let's talk about what we all love: Money.

It's technology that's made spending and tracking our money easier. When was the last time you wrote a check? And how often do you buy lunch with cash if you don't have to?

Companies like Square, PayPal and Bitcoin have disrupted the way we manage money -- for the better.

Today it's completely natural to pay for something or send someone money without even touching your wallet.

And things will only get easier for everyone.

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Services like CoinBase make using bitcoin (the future of money) easier by helping you manage your transactions between the market and friends and family.

What's the easiest way to pay bills on time? That's the Mint Bills app. Formerly known as Check -- the software is designed to organize all of your bills in one place to make sure they're paid before those late fees start flooding in.

And don't worry -- there are startups out there dedicated to defending your digital dollars.

BillGuard has created apps that monitor your spending, spot potential fraud and track your credit.

The future of money is looking good.

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