Tagged: personal finance

SoFi Invest Introduces Enhanced Yield ETF to Provide Investors a New Income Source

SoFi Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFI), the digital personal finance company, today announced the launch of the SoFi Enhanced Yield ETF (ticker: THTA). With THTA, SoFi is providing a distinct way “to generate monthly income for investors who are seeking a distinct way to do so, with… Read More

BMO Expands Digital Personal Banking Products that Aim to Support Financial Progress Nationwide

BMO announced the launch of its digital Real Financial Progress Hub, a resource that allows customers to easily access personal finance advice and guidance, as well as tools and resources to “reach their own specific financial goals.” In addition to helping customers budget and set… Read More

Higher Incomes Obscure Financial Strain on Households Struggling with Debt – Achieve Study Claims

Despite a significant rise in household incomes, consumers struggling with debt are often in worse shape and further behind financially now than those who were dealing with these issues during the pandemic, according to a new study by Achieve, the digital personal finance firm. Achieve… Read More

Credit Genie Secures Funding to Expand Approach to Behavioral Finance and Personalized Budgeting

Creditly Corp., dba Credit Genie, a digital personal finance platform that has served more than one million Americans, announced the successful completion of an additional funding round, securing $10 million in capital, “bringing its total financing to $21 million.” The funding via the investment round… Read More

SoFi, the Digital Personal Finance Company, to Offer a 1% Match on Eligible IRA Contributions

SoFi (NASDAQ:SOFI), the all-in-one digital personal finance company, announced SoFi Invest will offer a 1% match on all eligible IRA (individual retirement account) contributions. This comes as a new survey also out from SoFi “unveils American’s top financial ambitions including: creating or sustaining generational wealth,… Read More

Digital Assets: WisdomTree Prime to Provide Access to Blockchain-enabled Financial App Built to Invest in Crypto-Assets

WisdomTree, Inc. (NYSE: WT), a global financial innovator, announced that WisdomTree Prime is now available, “granting investors access to the blockchain-enabled financial app built to save, spend, and invest in digital assets and WisdomTree Digital Funds.” The personal finance app is “available in the Apple… Read More

Online Trading Platform moomoo Shares Insights from Personal Finance Survey

Online trading platform moomoo, an “intuitive” investment and trading platform providing investors with pro-grade, easy-to-use tools, data, and insights, recently released results of its first Personal Finance Survey of US moomoo users. The survey has “discovered three key takeaways.” First, mooers are worried “about their… Read More

Personal Finance Firm Achieve Secures $50M Warehouse Facility from Silicon Valley Bank

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a division of First Citizens Bank, announced that it has provided a $50 million warehouse facility to Achieve, the leader in digital personal finance. Achieve provides personal loans “to help with debt and cash flow, home equity lines of credit, as… Read More

Fintech REPAY Introduces PayPal and Venmo to Expand Client Choice

Repay Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: RPAY), a provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, is adding PayPal and Venmo to its suite of payment solutions, making them available to clients across REPAY’s verticals, including personal finance, auto finance, credit unions and mortgage. As noted in the update: “Our… Read More

Personal Financial Management Becomes New Frontier for Bank, Credit Card Apps, J.D. Power Report Claims

After more than a decade of significant investment in mobile apps and websites, many U.S. banks and credit card providers have mastered the basics of digital transaction management and are now turning their attention to more advanced “super tools.” According to a series of recent… Read More

Manchester Fintech Frost, the Personal Finance App, Expands Automated Provider Switching Tool ‘Save Assist’

Frost, the “innovative” personal finance app, has announced the expansion of its automated provider switching tool ‘Save Assist’ to include broadband switching services. The announcement comes in response “to the recent 17.3% broadband price hike in April, as reported by Money Saving Expert, leaving consumers… Read More

CIBC Introduces Digital Tool for Providing Personalized Financial Advice, Managing Finances

As many Canadians set their financial goals for the year ahead, CIBC announced the launch of CIBC Smart Planner, which is described as “an easy to use, self-serve digital tool that takes the complexity out of managing finances and offers personalized advice.” CIBC Smart Planner… Read More

Achieve Accelerates Digital Personal Finance Transformation with $225M Debt Capital

Achieve, which claims to be the leader in digital personal finance, recently announced that it has raised a new debt facility “totaling $225 million with participation from O’Connor Capital Solutions, the private credit unit of UBS O’Connor LLC, and others, including a multi-trillion dollar asset… Read More

Atomic, Hydrogen to Help Workers Tackle Financial Stress with Personal Finance Platform

Atomic, the provider of payroll connectivity is announcing today its partnership with Hydrogen, a Fintech platform that “enables businesses to quickly launch white label debit cards with no coding and one, all-inclusive platform.” By partnering with Atomic, Hydrogen “enables organizations to seamlessly integrate payroll connectivity… Read More

Interledger Foundation, Bowie State University to Help Students Learn About Open Payments Tech

The Interledger Foundation (ILF) has awarded Bowie State University (BSU) a $25,000 grant to partner on an undergraduate course that will “enable students to explore open payments technologies and issues in eCommerce and personal finance.” Open payments technologies “allow individuals and businesses to pay for… 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

Open Finance Report: Consumers Consider Dashboards as Valuable Personal Finance Apps

More than 90% of UK consumers with a retirement saving pot have said they would “consider using a digital dashboard to get a consolidated view of their total pensions, savings and investments.” This, according to a report by TISA (The Investing and Saving Alliance) and… Read More

Structure.fi to Support Financial Innovations within Regulatory Sandbox

Structure.fi, a global financial platform that recently raised $20 million to offer its mainstream audience a mobile-first personal finance tool capable of transacting seamlessly across all asset classes, announced that the government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC)… Read More

UK’s AI enhanced Personal Finance Chatbot Cleo Raises $80M

UK’s AI-enhanced personal finance chatbot Cleo has achieved a $500 million valuation following an $80 million round, according to an update shared by Sky News. The investment round, which has been announced around 18 months after a $44 million fundraise by Cleo, was joined by… Read More

Steven, an App Tracking Costs Shared between Friends, Raises €680,390 via Crowdcube

Steven, which keeps track of costs shared between friends and family, and are on a mission be the “number 1 solution” for controlling your personal finances in Sweden and in their target markets, has secured 114% (€685,470) of its €600,000 target (at the time of… Read More

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