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UK Competition and Markets Authority Tells Monzo to Follow Banking Rules

Monzo, a leading digital bank, has been ordered by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to manage its departing customers better. According to a statement by the CMA, Monzo must review how it communicates with exiting customers regarding historic financial transactions. Apparently, Monzo informed… Read More

Fintech Monzo Integrates with Wise for Cross-Border Business Payments

The team at Fintech Monzo notes that you can now send funds abroad from your Monzo Business account. Monzo confirmed that they have partnered with global Fintech firm Wise (LSE:WISE) in order to give clients a simple, affordable way to send funds overseas. The money… Read More

UK Fintech Monzo to Extend their Open Banking Gambling Block

UK-headquartered digital bank Monzo reveals that they’re opening up their Open Banking-powered gambling block to “all Open Banking providers, following a pilot last year with Truelayer.” As mentioned in the update from Monzo, this extension will let all licensed UK Open Banking firms to “integrate… Read More

Fintech Monzo Explains How their App Lets You Set Contactless Payments Limits to Suit Your Preferences

Fintech firm Monzo notes that you can now choose to set your contactless spending limits “to levels you’re comfortable with.” Or you may choose to turn contactless off completely if you want to, the team at Monzo writes in a blog post. In October 2021,… 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

UK’s Digital Bank Monzo Introduces Pay Later and Flexible Payments Options with Monzo Flex

UK-based digital bank Monzo notes that since bringing clients a better way to pay later with their new product, Monzo Flex, they have seen significant demand from customers asking to be among the first to use it. Monzo is now inviting people who’ve asked for… Read More

Belgian Banks Take Top 2 Spots in Sia Partners Rankings, Revolut Falls to #3

A pair of Belgian banks have ousted Revolut from the top spot in the fourth annual Sia Partners‘ Mobile Banking Benchmark: A Study on the Present State of Mobile Banking in the World. Sia Partners considered 135 banks in 17 countries across Europe, North Africa,… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Monzo Shares Updates on their Work Towards Net Zero Carbon Emissions

The team at UK-based digital bank Monzo has shared how they are working towards net zero carbon emissions. As noted in a blog post by Monzo: “We are in a climate crisis. Everyone has a responsibility to act, and take decisions that will support a… Read More

Monzo USA: Scheduled Payments Are Now Easier to Complete

UK-headquartered digital bank Monzo notes that you can view all your scheduled and recurring payments in a single place within the Payments tab of your Monzo app. The team at Monzo writes in a blog post: “We know that tracking your future payments and ensuring… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Monzo to Allow Contactless Payments up to £100, to Enhance User Experience

The team at UK-based digital bank Monzo notes that beginning on October 14, 2021, they have  increased the limit for contactless card payments “from £45 to £100.” So the Fintech firm’s clients can carry out single payments of “up to £100” using their contactless Monzo… Read More

Oportun Updates on Pursuit of National Bank Charter, Withdraws Application – For Now

Last week, Oportun (Nasdaq:OPRT), an online lender that utilizes artificial intelligence, said it had decided to voluntarily withdraw its application for a national bank charter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). The OCC is the main bank regulator in the United… Read More

Digital Bank Monzo Announces Support for Making Commission-Free Investments with Freetrade

You can now invest commission-free with Freetrade, thanks to a new offer that’s currently available only with Monzo Plus and Monzo Premium. The Monzo team writes in a blog post that investing can be “a good way to grow your savings over the long-term.” That’s… Read More

Digital Bank Monzo Abandons Plans to Acquire US Banking License

UK-based digital bank Monzo has reportedly been forced to abandon its efforts to secure a US banking permit, after an unsuccessful 2-year engagement with regulators. In a statement, Monzo‘s management stated after their recent discussions with the OCC (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency),… 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

After Revolut, UK’s Digital Bank Monzo May Be Entering Fast-Growing Buy Now Pay Later Market

UK-based digital banking platform Monzo, which is under investigation for possible money laundering activity and posted £130m in losses, is reportedly planning to enter the fast-evolving Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) sector. As first reported by the Evening Standard, two different sources noted that the virtual… Read More

Women Returners and Innovate Finance Establish Cross-Company Return Program for Fintech Professionals

Women Returners and Innovate Finance have teamed up to establish a cross-company returner program, which aims to encourage professionals to try re-entering the Fintech industry after long-term or extended career breaks. UK’s digital bank Starling, Fintech Unicorn Klarna and PrimaryBid will reportedly take part in… Read More

Monzo USA Now Allowing Clients to Move Money To and From Other Accounts, Currently in Beta Testing

Monzo USA recently revealed that you can move money to and from your other accounts – a feature that’s currently in Beta testing. From August 24, 2021, digital bank Monzo clients have been able to connect their other non-Monzo accounts to their Monzo account. Clients… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Monzo Explains How Clients Can Save Time with Business Invoicing

UK-based digital bank Monzo notes that getting paid can be fun, but quite often, what “goes on behind the scenes isn’t.” According to Monzo’s blog post, if anything, getting paid may “take the fun out of business fundamentals.” Monzo, which is currently the subject of… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Monzo Is Facing Potential Money Laundering Charges by FCA, Reports Annual Loss of £130 Million

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UK-based digital bank Monzo is currently facing a civil and criminal money-laundering investigation that is being carried out by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Monzo‘s management disclosed these details in its annual report that was released on Friday (July 30, 2021). For the second straight… Read More

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