Tagged: financial education

Card Curator Partners with Investment, Financial Education App Provider Invstr

Card Curator, an app that informs rewards credit cardholders on how to earn the most out of their purchases without spending more, and U.S. investment and financial education app Invstr, have partnered “to help Invstr users make sharper decisions on their daily card spending with… Read More

Stock Exchange of Thailand Introduces Initiative to Help Capital Markets Professionals

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), in partnership with Bloomberg, has reportedly established a “Fin Lab” in order to support the next generation of capital markets professionals. Supported with a suite of market data and analytical tools from Bloomberg, the Fin Lab has entered working… Read More

Timberland Bank Teams Up with Plinqit via Jack Henry’s Digital Banking Platform

Timberland Bank has partnered with Plinqit, which claims to be the only savings platform of its kind that pays users for learning about personal finances, “to give customers a simple, easy way to save and plan for future financial needs.” With over $1.8 billion in… Read More

Digital Banking: Brazil’s C6 Bank Supports Financial Education Initiative

In yet another initiative with the goal of transforming consumers’ financial lives via education, Brazil’s C6 Bank is promoting the second edition of the Financial Expedition, a project that takes free workshops “to communities in small municipalities.” This edition takes place between the 9th and… Read More

GoHenry Announces Acquisition of France’s Teen Banking Fintech Pixpay

The team at GoHenry notes that it has been 10 years since they launched operations in the United Kingdom, and they now have more than two million members in the UK and US. They recently launched their in-app Money Missions “to make financial education fun… Read More

Personal Finance App Hardbacon Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign, Secures Over $400K

  Hardbacon, a personal finance application used by more than 38,000 Canadians, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign through the FrontFundr portal “where it has secured no less than $422,829 in the first 24 hours.” As part of the campaign, Hardbacon has “obtained $303,965 in… Read More

Fintech Greenlight Announces Credit Card for Parents, 3% Cash Back to Auto-Invest

Greenlight Financial Technology, Inc., the Fintech firm on a mission to help parents raise financially-smart kids, recently announced the Greenlight Family Cash Mastercard, a credit card designed “to help parents save for their kids’ college and family’s future.” The Family Cash Card is the “first… Read More

Fintech Firm GoHenry Introduces Direct Deposit for Working Teenagers

GoHenry, a debit card and financial education app designed for children ages 6-18, announced earlier this week a direct deposit feature for “working teenagers.” The addition of this workforce payment feature “allows teens 14 and older to have their paychecks deposited directly into their GoHenry… Read More

Fintech Platform Goalsetter Acquires $15M via Series A to Expand and Transform Access to Financial Education

Goalsetter, a Fintech platform dedicated to offering families and K-12 youth with access to banking, savings, investing, and financial education tools, has announced the closing of a $15 million Series A round that was led by Seae Ventures. Seae Ventures has reportedly been joined by… Read More

Greenlight Financial Technology Introduces Investing For Parents, an Intuitive Way to Invest for Kids’ Futures

Greenlight Financial Technology, Inc., the Fintech firm on a mission to “shine a light on the world of money for families,” has introduced Investing for Parents, which is described as a new educational investing platform “designed for parents.” As mentioned in a release, Investing for… Read More

Financial Services Firm Bling Card Requests Treezor to Create Pocket Money App for Kids, Teens

Bling Card has teamed up with SocGen-owned banking-as-a-service (BaaS) firm Treezor in order create a prepaid pocket money card and financial education app for children in Germany. With the Bling Card, kids and teenagers are able pay independently and securely at merchant outlets in Germany…. Read More

eToro Commits $1M Stake to GoodDollar Universal Basic Income Initiative

eToro, a multi-asset investment platform that empowers consumers to grow their knowledge and wealth as part of a global community of investors, reveals that it’s “reinforcing its commitment to opening the digital economy to the next billion global crypto users.” eToro confirmed in a release… Read More

Goldex, a Multi-Dealer Marketplace for Physical Gold, Introduces Academy to Democratize Financial Literacy Around Gold

Goldex, a multi-dealer marketplace for allocated physical gold, reveals that it has introduced a free-of-cost online academy to “democratize” financial literacy around gold. Goldex Academy will be hosting a “dedicated” vault of informative content with insights on how to go about making investments in gold…. Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade Survey Reveals that Brits Struggled with Financial Literacy Questions on ISAs, Retirement Planning

A recent research study has found that a lack of proper financial education has left consumers across the UK a bit confused with how to manage their funds. The study reveals that UK residents may be dealing with detrimental effects on their confidence, mental well-being… Read More

Financial Education App, Invstr, Offers an Alternative to Millennials who Might Not Want to Use Robo-Advisors

The COVID-19 pandemic has “completely disrupted” young Americans’ financial stability, according to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. The economic uncertainty due to the Coronavirus crisis has forced Millennials (people born around 1980 to 1996) to rethink or re-evaluate their retirement strategies, if they even… Read More

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