Tagged: financial wellbeing

EstateGuru Explains How to Quickly Move Loans of Investment Portfolios to Take Care of Unexpected Expenses

EstateGuru, a property-backed loan marketplace catering to retail investors, recently noted that they wanted to help users with moving loans out of their portfolio fast, so they can rebalance their  projected earnings, or withdraw their cash in times of crisis/emergency. The EstateGuru team writes in… Read More

80% of Consumers Say Earned Wage Access Is Vital to Financial, Emotional Wellbeing During COVID-19: Survey

A significant 92% of consumers given Earned Wage Access (EWA), a service that allows people to get paid as they earn, said that it helped them to settle bills on time, “avoid overdraft fees and payday loans, and become less dependent on credit cards –… Read More

Vivek Ravi from EstateGuru Is Focused on Low-Risk Investment Products, Accessible to Everyone for Achieving Financial Independence

Vtivek Ravi, Product Manager in the Risk and Compliance Department at EstateGuru, a property-backed loan marketplace catering to retail investors, joined the company at their Tallinn office around seven months ago. Vivek notes that his goal is to learn more about the overall risk and… Read More

Amir Hemmat: CEO at Welcome Tech Explains How His Firm Assists Hispanic Population with Accessing Financial Services

Immigrants have been neglected by traditional banking and financial institutions. Our financial systems and related practices have been developed for a consumer who has been raised in the US or has a considerable amount of financial knowledge. Our systems tend to make many assumptions as… Read More

Earned Wage Access: Netspend Introduces Platform Allowing Workers to Get Paid Before Receiving Paycheck

As part of its increased B2B focus and overall business strategy, Netspend is introducing the Netspend Earned Wage Access platform and mobile app, which will enable companies to provide their workers with on-demand access to accrued wages or earnings that the employees have already earned… Read More

AI enhanced Credit Decision Platform Scienaptic AI Chosen by Cooperative Teachers Credit Union

Global AI-enhanced credit decision platform provider, Scienaptic AI, has revealed that Cooperative Teachers Credit Union (CTCU) has chosen its AI-based platform, allowing the credit union to make “stronger, faster” credit decisions and provide improved financial options for its members. As noted by Scienaptic AI‘s developers:… Read More

Financial Data Platform MX Partners Credit Union BECU to Offer Quick Save Feature via Mobile App

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MX, the financial data platform and recognized leader in “modern connectivity,” reveals that it has teamed up with BECU, which is one of the largest credit unions in the US. Through the partnership, the companies aim to offer a mobile app feature, called Quick Save,… Read More

LendingClub Financial Health Officer Anuk Nayar Reports that No US Region Is Immune to Falling into Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), the parent firm of LendingClub Bank, the leading digital marketplace bank in the US, has shared key findings from its second Reality Check: Paycheck-To-Paycheck research series. The first report revealed that most US residents (54%) are living paycheck-to-paycheck; this second August… Read More

LOQBOX Partners with ClearScore to Assist UK Consumers with Establishing Good Credit History

Financial exclusion is negatively affecting billions of consumers across the globe, including the younger generations who do not have established credit histories. As the United Kingdom‘s economy tries to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, the nation’s lending platforms are expecting an increase in unsecured lending…. Read More

UK’s Creditspring, an FCA Regulated Consumer Credit Provider, Now Claims 50,000+ Members

UK-based Creditspring, the Financial Conduct Authority-regulated consumer credit solution provider, now claims around 50,000 members since it launched operations back in 2016. This is a key milestone for Creditspring, a company that aims to improve the financial wellbeing of 100,000 members by the end of… Read More

Walmart and Fintech Green Dot Reveal that Walmart MoneyCard Is Now Offered as Demand Deposit Account

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) and Green Dot (NYSE: GDOT) recently revealed that the Walmart MoneyCard that’s issued by Green Dot Bank is now being provided as a demand deposit account (DDA) – which may be better equipped to assist Walmart clients with saving more money and… Read More

Singapore based Digital Wealth and Savings App Hugo Secures $2M via Seed Round from 1982 Ventures, Others

Singapore-based Hugo, a digital wealth and savings app, recently revealed that they’ve acquired $2 million in capital via a seed round from 1982 Ventures, established family offices and angel investors. With the proceeds from its investment round, Hugo stated that it will be introducing additional… Read More

Fintech Stash, a Subscription Platform for Building Wealth, Acquires PayGrade, a Financial Literacy App for Students

Stash, the subscription platform that aims to empower middle-class America to build wealth via innovative investing and banking products, has acquired PayGrade, a financial literacy platform assisting students with adopting healthy financial habits. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the addition of PayGrade… Read More

Innovation and Ventures Division at Standard Chartered and Franklin Templeton Introduce Wealth, Health, Lifestyle Platform

The innovation and ventures division at Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) has teamed up with fund manager Franklin Templeton in order to introduce a “wealth, health and lifestyle” consumer platform for Singapore residents. Excited to announce our partnership with @FTI_Global to launch Autumn in SG, a… Read More

Financial Wellbeing: Dreams, an Engagement Banking Service, to Help Ukraine Consumers Become Better Savers

Dreams, a provider of behavioral and engagement banking services for large financial institutions, has introduced its financial wellbeing platform with assistance from Ukraine’s commercial bank UKRSIBBANK BNP Paribas Group. Dreams’ financial wellbeing platform has been integrated into UKRSIBBANK’s mobile banking app, allowing its 2 million… Read More

Fintech TrueAccord Reveals that CEO Ohad Samet Joins California Dept of Financial Protection and Innovation

TrueAccord, a Fintech that aims to transform debt collection into “a pathway toward financial health,” recently revealed that Ohad Samet, CEO and Co-founder of TrueAccord Group, has been named to the inaugural debt collection advisory committee of the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation… Read More

UK FCA Shares Plans for New Consumer Duty, Will Aim to Offer Greater Consumer Protection for Retail Financial Markets

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has shared plans for a new Consumer Duty, which will aim to provide a greater level of consumer protection for retail financial markets for companies to follow. UK companies are currently required to adhere to FCA guidelines and various… 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

UK’s Lendable Provides $15M Secured Loan to Uploan, a Philippines based Salary linked Financial Services Provider

Philippines-based Uploan, an established provider of salary-linked financial services, has reportedly acquired a senior secured loan of $15 million from UK’s Lendable, a provider of debt to Fintech firms in emerging or developing markets. The long-term facility should help Uploan with expanding its existing loan… Read More

Australian Comparison Site Finder Confirms Acquisition of the GoBear Brand as Part of Global Expansion Strategy

Finder, a Fintech firm established in Australia back in 2006, has reportedy acquired the GoBear brand as it focuses on its international expansion plans. Now live in many different countries and serving over 10 million consumers globally each month, Finder is one of the world’s… Read More

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