Tagged: money management

Fintech Firm Truebill Explains How You Can “Reset Your Finances” for 2022

The team at Truebill notes that the new year can be a good time to “reset your finances,” and they would like to help you out with that. The company recently shared some practical ways to help improve your finances in 2022. The firm recommends… Read More

Marketplace Lender Prosper Shares Latest Performance Update for December 2021

Haiyan Huang from marketplace lender Prosper has shared the platform’s latest performance data from the Prosper Portfolio for December 2021. In an update from Prosper, dated January 15, 2021, the firm has shared key highlights from the report as follows: Performance Update In December 2021,… Read More

Ben Waterman: Co-founder at UK’s Strabo App Explains How their Cross-Border Personal Finance Platform Streamlines Money Management

We recently connected with Ben Waterman, COO and Co-founder, Strabo App, a cloud-based platform that helps you link multiple accounts from around the world in one dashboard. The Strabo App reportedly tracks all the money you own and owe, while providing you with a holistic… Read More

European Fintech Challenger bunq Explains How You Can Continue Saving Money in 2022

European Fintech bunq reveals that with the new year and “new you,” they will help clients with  saving even more money in 2022, which means “having more to spend on the things that you love” or care about. The team at Fintech challenger bunq has… Read More

Fintech Greenlight Reports that Clients Invested $10.5M Last Year, Saved $91.9M

Fintech firm Greenlight reveals that in 2021, their clients may have learned “lifelong money lessons.” Greenlight reports $1.07 billion managed in 2021. According to the firm, this is a significant  milestone in their Greenlight story — “and yours.” The company wrote in a blog post… Read More

Online Marketplace Lender Prosper Reports that 62% of Loan Originations in November were Rated AA-B

Haiyan Huang from marketplace lender Prosper has shared performance data from the Prosper Portfolio for November 2021. Here are the key highlights (shared by Prosper) from the report. Performance Update In November 2021, around 62% of loan originations “were rated AA-B.” Average loan size “decreased… Read More

UAE’s Smart Money Management App, Edfundo, Makes Several Key Appointments

Edfundo, the transformative smart money management app for kids and teens living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed industry specialists to its advisory board. Joining the board are Saudi-headquartered Fintech & Business Development specialist Saleh AlHammad, UK‘s Finance & Emerging Payments professional David… Read More

Fintech Savings App Chip Makes Changes to Membership Plans, Gets Ready to Introduce Simple Fee Structure

Chip, the savings app that aims to bring consumers the best rates while automatically building up their savings, has made changes to its membership plans as it focuses on making more of the app free and gets ready to launch a simplified fee structure. Chip,… Read More

Westpac to Enhance its Digital Offering with Acquisition of MoneyBrilliant

Westpac announced on December 7, 2021, that it has agreed to terms to acquire money management app, MoneyBrilliant from AMP Limited and management shareholders. As noted in the update from Westpac, MoneyBrilliant is a budgeting and cashflow tool that “helps users manage their money by… Read More

Fintech Firm Monzo Explains How Consumers May Access their Services in the US, After N26 Announces Exit

Mobile banking app N26 recently confirmed that they’re getting ready to close down all US accounts in January 2022. As noted in a blog post by UK-based Fintech Monzo, this decision has “left many customers looking for a replacement that offers easy mobile banking, low… Read More

Morgan Stanley Teams Up with Greenlight to Empower Families to Raise “Financially-Smart” Kids

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) reveals that it has teamed up with Greenlight Financial Technology, Inc. in order to bring families an “easy, convenient way to teach kids about personal finance.” All Morgan Stanley CashPlus brokerage account holders are now able to sign up for a… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling Introduces Bills Manager to help Consumers Better Manage their Funds

UK-based digital bank Starling Bank is launching Bills Manager, in order to help clients with settling their bills in a timely manner and better managing their funds. The new feature, one of the “most requested,” offers clients the option to have a Direct Debit or… Read More

Fintech GoHenry Introduces Money Missions, In-App Gamified Education, to Support Financial Literacy

GoHenry, a pioneer in kids’ debit cards, money management, and financial education, has introduced Money Missions, which aims to accelerate the firm’s ambitions to bridge the gap in early financial literacy for Gen Z and Gen Alpha “with a gamified educational experience integrated into the… Read More

Online Marketplace Lender Prosper Reports that 67% of Loan Originations in Sept were Rated AA-B

Prosper, a marketplace lending company that connects borrowers and investors with over $17B in loans issued via its platform, has shared its Performance Update Report for the month of September 2021. As noted in the report prepared by Haiyan Huang from Prosper, dated October 15,… Read More

Teen Fintech Copper Banking Finalizes Seed Round to Expand Business Operations

Teenagers can be quite the experts when it comes to spending money. The problem is, many never really learn how to save their money, manage it effectively, and make it grow over an extended period of time. A third or over 30% of US teenagers… Read More

WealthKernel, the Wealthtech Platform of Digital Investment Solutions, Partners with Topia to Promote Financial Independence

WealthKernel, the Wealthtech platform of digital investment solutions, reveals that it has teamed up with Topia, a UK-headquartered app provider that aims to empower Millennials who want to reach financial freedom and retire early. Through the partnership, Topia will be using WealthKernel’s investing API and… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Monzo Introduces Features to Give Consumers More Control Over Spending

UK-based digital bank Monzo notes that clients have been able to pay Direct Debits and “standing orders” from a Pot for a while, and now customers may complete card payments as well  – including via Apple Pay and Google Pay. As explained in a blog… Read More

Monzo USA Introduces Salary Sorter Tool to Make it Easier to Manage Finances, Cover Monthly Expenses, Save Money

UK-based digital bank Monzo says that it already makes it easy for clients to manage their spending and ensures that they have funds set aside for settling bills and adding to their savings. Monzo, which is under investigation for possible money laundering activity and posted… Read More

Prosper Reports that Median Monthly Payment Loan to Income Ratio Remained Fairly Flat MoM at 5.23%

Prosper, a marketplace lending company that connects borrowers and investors with over $17B in loans issued via its platform, has shared its Performance Update Report for the month of August 2021. As noted in the report prepared by Haiyan Huang from Prosper, dated September 15,… 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

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