Tagged: financial literacy

Tim Frost: CEO at YIELD App Reveals how Algorithmic Stablecoins Provide Censorship-Resistant Financial Services, Comments on other Fintech Developments

Tim Frost, CEO at YIELD App, which is a comprehensive Fintech app offering a wide range of DeFi services and new investment strategies, has shared his views and insights regarding the recent trading frenzy that was initiated by a group of armchair investors via Reddit… Read More

30% of Americans Say COVID-19 has Negatively Affected their Financial Wellbeing, About the Same Number Blaming 2008 Housing Crisis: Survey

A recent SWNS research study has revealed that 40% of US-based consumers under the age of 40 are not optimistic that they’ll be able to succeed in achieving their financial goals. The study of 2,000 Americans (between the ages of 18–40) found that around 58%… Read More

New Money Market Mutual Fund Is Being Offered via Indonesia’s OVO Mobile App through Partnership with Local Firms

Indonesian digital wallet provider OVO has teamed up with Manulife Aset Manajemen Indonesia (MAMI) and its partner Bareksa in order to introduce an instant redemption mutual fund. OVO stated that the new offering is the first of its kind in the Southeast Asian country. The… Read More

Digital Investment Platform Robinhood Kicks Off 2021 with Revamping its Educational Resource Hub

Robinhood, a digital investment platform that has encouraged a new generation of investors to enter the markets, notes that with millions of new investors or traders now joining Robinhood and investing for the first time, financial education has “never been more crucial.” As the company… Read More

Many More Americans Now Consider a Digital Bank to be their Primary Account, Financial Literacy Specialist Reveals

Katana Dumont, who writes about personal finance and financial literacy topics, notes in blog post published by Chime Financial Inc., a US-based banking challenger valued at around $14.5 billion, that modern technology is shaking up or disrupting the finance industry in a major way. She… Read More

Public, Provider of Commission-Free Social Investing App, Secures $65 Million via Series C Round

US-based Public, the provider of a commission-free social investing app, has reportedly finalized a $65 million Series C investment round that was led by Accel. American professional skateboarder Tony Hawk also took part in the round. Advancit Capital, Greycroft, Lakestar, business executive Richard Parsons, and… Read More

Fintech “Bootcamp” Introduced at University of South Florida as part of Financial Planning Coursework

Financial advisor Mac Gardner aims to promote Fintech-focused competition so that more consumers are able to interact with financial literacy apps. There’s a new technology-related track in the financial planning curriculum being offered at the University of South Florida. The Fintech Bullpen, a Fintech competition… Read More

Financial Inclusion Rate in Indonesia Reaches Record Highs, but Over 2,500 Illegal Fintech Businesses have been Shut Down

The role of Fintech platforms and services in supporting public services in Indonesia has become more prominent and relevant due to the global COVID-19 outbreak. Fintech service providers are now offering more digital payments options which allow Indonesians to pay for everyday expenses, instead of… Read More

Michael Gerber: CEO at Fintech Firm 360F Explains How Consumers can Benefit from Effective Financial Planning and Investment Strategies

Michael Gerber, CEO of 360F, a Fintech firm that offers automated financial advice, has been focused on expanding the company’s operations into the MENA region. Gerber previously worked as the Managing Partner and CEO of a globally active management consultancy company. His professional career began… Read More

Low Financial Literacy Is a Major Challenge Keeping Rural Area Residents in Indonesia from Accessing Modern Fintech Services

Industry professionals in Indonesia are calling on Fintech firms to expand their operations outside of Java and partner up with the nation’s government in order to cater to the requirements of the unbanked population. Only 23% of Fintech firms in the country have a reach… Read More

Razer Fintech and Franklin Templeton to Offer Digital Wealth Management Services to Millennials in Singapore and other Asian Countries

Razer Fintech has teamed up with Franklin Templeton in order to develop various digital wealth technology or Wealthtech tools for younger consumers. Franklin Templeton’s Singapore based subsidiary, Templeton Asset Management, and Razer Fintech, the financial division of Razer Inc, have committed to a Memorandum of… Read More

Broadening the Reach of Financial Literacy Through Hyper-Personalization

How might hyper-personalization improve your products? Behavioral economics is the field of study which acknowledges that people are irrational beings; as explained by economist Richard Thaler in his book, Misbehaving, humans don’t behave the same way as theoretical decision-makers he calls ‘Econs’, who always make… 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

Fintech Sector Participants in Indonesia Reveal that Millennials are Only Saving 10% of Income due to Low Financial Literacy

Fintech industry participants in Indonesia have noted that the nation’s residents have been slow when it comes to adopting the latest technologies in the finance sector. This may be due to relatively lower levels of financial literacy in the country, according to researchers and analysts…. Read More

Indian Fintech StockEdge with 1 Million+ Users Aims to Help Traders with Equity Markets and Mutual Funds Investments and Improving Financial Literacy

Vinay Pagaria, co-founder at Indian Fintech firm StockEdge, a company that helps India’s residents, particularly the younger generations, with learning more about how to responsibly and effectively invest their money in stocks and bonds, confirms that most or about 80% of the firm’s services are… Read More

Indian Fintech StockEdge CEO Vinay Pagaria Reveals that Financial Literacy and Investment Platform now has 1 Million Registered Users

Vinay Pagaria, co-founder at India-based StockEdge, a company that helps India’s residents, particularly the younger generations, with learning more about how to responsibly and effectively invest their money in stocks and bonds, has revealed that the platform now has 1 million registered users. Pagaria claims:… Read More

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