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Financial Stress Is Negatively Impacting Young Aussies’ Mental, Physical Health: Report

As noted in an update from ubank, 80% of financially stressed young Aussies “are experiencing mental health impacts.” According to new YouGov research commissioned by ubank, there are “a number of concerning insights around the ways financial anxiety is impacting the mental and physical health… Read More

UK Savers Prioritize their Pensions Amid Rising Cost of Living, PensionBee Analysis Reveals

Analysis from online pension provider, PensionBee, reveals that pension savers put significantly more money “aside for their retirement at the start of 2023 than they did in the latter part of 2022, despite persistent levels of high inflation.” The average quarterly contribution amount “for female… Read More

Insurtech Cowbell Reveals that 91% of SMEs with Cyber Insurance Policy Say Service Provider Helped them Avoid Potential Incidents

Cowbell, the provider of cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), today released its Cyber Round-Up: Q2 2023 report. The report explores insights from small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) leaders “across the U.S., revealing that many SME leaders with cyber insurance feel better prepared… Read More

European Fintech iwoca Reports UK SME Confidence Making a “Cautious” Comeback

There are signs of confidence returning to the UK’s 5.5m small and medium-sized businesses and the lending market they rely on, iwoca’s latest SME Expert Index finds. The new research, “carried out with over one hundred SME finance brokers who collectively submitted over 2,500 SME… Read More

Financial Education: SoFi Provides Resources to Help Women Learn More About Personal Finance, Investing, Saving

Nearly two-thirds of women report that personal finances impact their mental health “a lot or somewhat,” according to a new survey conducted by SoFi (NASDAQ: SOFI), the digital personal finance company and all-in-one app. And nearly two-thirds (65%) disclosed they are “not comfortable with the… Read More

Half of Australians to Switch Banks for Competitive Interest Rates, Backbase Research Claims

Backbase, which claims to be the global leader in Engagement Banking, has released a new report titled, “Banking Disruption: Australians’ Shift in Focus towards Credit Unions, Mutuals and Second Tier Banks”, which highlights the ways Australians are engaging with the top 10 banks online and… Read More

American Express Survey: Over 75% of Small Businesses Are Looking to Consolidate Cash Flow Management Tools

An American Express (NYSE: AXP) survey of 1,100 U.S. small businesses shows that smaller firms are seeking consolidated cash flow management tools “to foster greater efficiency, profitability, and business growth.” Brett Sussman, Vice President Head of Sales & Marketing, American Express Business Blueprint & Banking,… Read More

BNPL: UK Lendtech DivideBuy, a POS Finance Firm, Releases Results of Consumer Insights Survey

DivideBuy has released the results of a new consumer insights survey, “showing that 38% of UK consumers will make more use of interest free credit options to manage their finances in the next 12 months.” The Fintech is “Lendtech point of sale (POS) finance firm.”… Read More

Financial Risk Management Platform Feedzai Reports that Majority of Consumers have Been a Victim of Financial Crime

Feedzai, which claims to be the world’s first RiskOps platform for financial risk management, has released its latest report – The Human Impact of Fraud and Financial Crime on Customer Trust in Banks. The report, “based on research of 4,000 consumers in the UK and… Read More

Financial Fraud Execs Adopting Behavioral Biometrics Aim to Counter Scam Attacks: Report

LexisNexis Risk Solutions recently published a white paper produced by Aite-Novarica exploring the challenges in addressing sophisticated fraud threats “following increased digital adoption and consumers’ high expectations for online transactions.” The white paper, Multifaceted Fraud Attacks: Behavioral Biometrics as a Defensive Tool, explains “that most… Read More

Majority of Accountants Might Leave their Organization Soon: Survey

FloQast, a provider of accounting workflow automation software created by accountants for accountants, released the results of its latest survey, Controller’s Guidebook: The Great Recalibration – The Role of Technology in Retaining and Recruiting Accountants. Highlighting the impact of the talent crisis, The Great Resignation,… Read More

Fintech Airwallex Survey Reveals Majority of Singapore SMEs are Anticipating a Potential Recession

Singapore businesses have a “cautious” economic outlook, as new data from global fintech Airwallex reveals 7 in 10 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) here are “bracing for a potential recession within the next two years.” The independent research “considered the challenges SMEs in Singapore would… Read More

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Solicits Info on UK Fintechs

In collaboration with Innovate Finance, the Department of Business and Trade, the City of London, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office; the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) is soliciting information on UK Fintechs. While the deadline for information was pegged at April 5th, the… Read More

Biometric Payments Appeal to Canadian Consumers but Data Security Remains Top of Mind: Report

New technology and innovations in the payment space are “transforming the way Canadian consumers and businesses make and process payments.” According to data from Payments Canada’s annual Canadian Payment Methods and Trends Report, Canadian businesses are “writing fewer and fewer cheques while expanding the range… Read More

BNPL: Consumers Are Using Buy Now Pay Later to Make Ends Meet, Report Reveals

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) loans aren’t only for fancy shoes, kitchen appliances and gaming systems, according to an update from LendingTree. Millions of Americans “use these loans as lifelines.” The latest LendingTree survey finds “that 27% of BNPL users say they use these loans… Read More

Fintech Rapyd Releases Survey Revealing that Organizations Believe International Business Expansion Is Key to Ease Trading Concerns

Fintech firm Rapyd reveals that 41% of global organizations believe that international business expansion is imperative “to ease their current trading concerns.” That’s according to a study released by global fintech-as-a-service partner Rapyd, which shows that a sizeable contingent of cross-border businesses are “looking to… Read More

Younger UK Consumers Increasingly Comfortable Discussing Money: Survey

Klarna, a global payments provider and shopping service, reveals UK consumers prefer chatting politics, fertility and break-ups than finances, but that’s set to change “with young people feeling increasingly comfortable talking about money with friends and family.” The new findings from Klarna and YouGov’s research… Read More

Majority of Households Changed Budgets Amid Rising Economic Uncertainty, Marqeta Consumer Pulse Report Reveals

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), the global modern card issuing platform, released its first Consumer Pulse Report. Based on the findings of a February 2023 survey of 4,000 consumers across the US, UK and Australia, “conducted on its behalf by Propeller Research, the report details the effects… Read More

Rising Cost of Living Is Leading to Collaborative Growth Opportunities for SMBs, Freelancers, Survey Reveals

New research from Payoneer (NASDAQ: PAYO) shows almost half (46%) of surveyed freelancers around the world “have seen an increase in demand for their work from global businesses compared to 2021, and over half (55%) have taken on more work in response to the rising… Read More

Fintech Trends Survey: Japanese Consumers to Consider Switching to Bank, Financial App that Gives Insight into their Carbon Footprint

New Zealand-headquartered green fintech firm Cogo conducted a survey to uncover Japanese customer attitudes towards banks and financial apps “helping them drive sustainable lifestyles.” Administered in collaboration with strategic design and sustainability consultancy Fabric, the survey “engaged 1,966 participants who use banking and financial apps… Read More

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