Plinqit, the Savings Platform Paying Users for Learning About Personal Finances, Announces New Integration

Plinqit, the “only” savings platform of its kind that pays users for learning about personal finances, revealed that its platform is now accessible via  Jack Henry’s (NASDAQ: JKHY) Banno Digital Platform.

As noted in the update, Plinqit integrated to Jack Henry “using the Banno Digital Toolkit, which employs the same open API on which the Banno Digital Platform operates.”

The Banno Digital Toolkit offers Fintech firm with “an easy way to embed their solutions into digital banking experiences curated by community and regional financial institutions.”

Plinqit adds to a growing library of popular Fintech services that are “fully integrated into the Banno Digital Platform, giving banking institutions and credit unions fast, secure, on-demand access to the most relevant innovations in the fintech ecosystem.”

Unlike any other savings platform on the market, Plinqit’s patented Build Skills™ allows users to “not only interact with content that improves their financial literacy, but they are paid to do so.”

Understanding that saving is the first step on the path to financial wellness, Plinqit provides users “with a free, simple and easy-to-use way to save and plan for future financial needs.”

For financial institutions, the platform “costs less than the cost of a traditional savings account.”

Additionally, by helping banks and credit unions attract and retain consumers in a unique way, Plinqit “offers financial institutions a way to build stronger connections.”

Kathleen Craig, Founder and CEO of Plinqit, said:

“Plinqit has been anticipating our relationship with Jack Henry, as their Banno Digital Toolkit is exactly what was needed to encompass the sophisticated, personal and seamless user experience we value. Our current shared Banno clients are eager to utilize this new, embedded version of Plinqit, and we are thrilled to continue relationships with forward-thinking fintechs.”

Julie Morlan, Senior MD of Digital Solutions at Jack Henry, remarked:

“To prepare for the future, financial institutions must be ready and willing to adapt, innovate and differentiate quickly while keeping personal connection at the center of the customer’s digital experience.  We have built best-in-class developer tools to allow fintechs like Plinqit to grow our ecosystem and give our bank and credit union customers the innovative tools they need to compete.”

As noted in a release, Plinqit is “a brandable, mobile-first platform that is elegant and highly powerful at the same time.”

Unlike any other savings platform on the market, “its patented Build Skills™ pays users for engaging with content, creating higher user engagement for financial institutions.”

Created by Millennials for Millennials, Plinqit helps financial institutions “connect with this important demographic in a meaningful, relevant way – bringing together digital customers, FI’s, and savings in one beautiful place.”

As covered, Jack Henry claims to be “a leading SaaS provider primarily for the financial services industry.”

They are a S&P 500 company that “serves more than 8,000 clients nationwide and goes to market through three distinct brands: Jack Henry Banking® provides innovative solutions to community and regional banks; Symitar® provides industry-leading solutions to credit unions of all sizes; and ProfitStars® offers highly specialized solutions to financial institutions of every asset size, as well as diverse corporate entities outside of the financial services industry.”

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