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US Consumers Being Increasingly Victimized by Fraud on Gig Economy Platforms – Report

Nearly one in four (24%) Americans have been victimized by fraud or identity theft “while using gig economy platforms, like delivery and ride-sharing apps,” according to an update from TransUnion. That is more than double the rate they “experienced elsewhere, with only 10% reporting victimization… Read More

WealthKernel, a Wealthtech Provider of Digital Investment Solutions, Announces Launch of US Equities Trading

WealthKernel, a wealthtech provider of digital investment solutions, announces the launch of US equities trading for new and existing clients. This strategic move positions WealthKernel among “the select group of API-first companies to offer institutional-grade UK and US equities trading at highly competitive prices.” Wealthyhood,… Read More

Atomic Teams Up with OneSource Virtual to Deliver Secure Direct Deposit Management Solution

Atomic is pleased to announce its partnership with OneSource Virtual (OSV), a collaboration designed to deliver a simplified and secure direct deposit management solution to millions of American workers. This partnership will enable Atomic “to directly connect with OneSource Virtual customers to provide their employees… Read More

Majority of US Credit Cardholders Living Paycheck to Paycheck – LendingClub Report

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), the parent company of LendingClub Bank, America’s digital marketplace bank, released key findings from the 29th edition of the Reality Check: Paycheck-To-Paycheck research series. The Credit Card Use Deep Dive Edition examines “the financial lifestyles of U.S. consumers and explores how… Read More

US Is Facing Retirement Crisis: 56 Million Privately Employed Americans Lack Access to Savings Programs via Employers – Report Claims

Betterment at Work, a provider of modern financial benefits for today’s diverse workforce, today released a new survey on the state of retirement readiness across the U.S. workforce. The report, which tracks year-over-year trends “from 2022, polled 1,000 full-time U.S. employees to examine how retirement… Read More

Fintech and Consumer Protection Professional Shara Chang Joins Chime as Chief Compliance Officer

Chime is pleased to welcome Shara Chang to the company as Chief Compliance Officer. Shara reportedly “brings 15 years of financial services, fintech, and consumer protection experience to Chime.” She’s previously advised banks and high-growth companies “on regulatory compliance, risk management, and product development.” As… Read More

Canapi Ventures, the Fintech VC Fund, Raises $750 Million Fund II

Canapi Ventures, the fintech venture capital fund backed by nearly 70 financial institutions and strategic investors across the United States, announced earlier this month the raise of a $750 million Fund II. Canapi is backed by the Canapi Alliance, the fund’s unique network of strategic… Read More

Digital Asset Platform CoinList Reaches Settlement with OFAC Regarding Alleged Sanctions Violations

CoinList, a crypto-asset platform based in the US, has reportedly agreed to a settlement of $1.2 million with the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) after allegations of carrying out transactions that may have violated sanctions. As mentioned in a notice that was… Read More

US Retail Investors Now More Concerned About Losing Money than Missing Out on Big Opportunities – Report

U.S. retail investors are more scared about the prospect of losing money than possibly missing out on the next big opportunity according to new research from trading and investing platform eToro. eToro’s Rethinking Risk research reveals “that 61% of U.S. retail investors say that their… Read More

Real Estate Market Update: US Mortgage Rates Are Falling from 23-Year High

Mortgage rates falling from a 23-year high have brought some early “holiday cheer for home shoppers and sellers,” according to a recent US market update. The latest Zillow (NASDAQ: Z and ZG) market report shows monthly costs “for a new mortgage are falling, inventory is… Read More

Crypto Owners in New Hampshire Report Paying Attention to Policy Developments Impacting Digital Assets Sector – Coinbase Survey

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) recently worked with Impact Research to better understand registered voters who own crypto in New Hampshire, home of “the key first-in-the-nation Presidential Primary.” This new research shows Granite Staters agree it’s time “to update the financial system. 88% of crypto owners in New… Read More

Fintech Trumid Reports Record Monthly Activity via Electronic Bond Trading Platform

Fintech Trumid recently reported its November 2023 performance stats. Trumid noted in a blog post that the electronic bond trading platform announced record monthly activity. Trumid, a financial technology company and fixed income electronic trading platform, is reporting record trade volume and user participation highlights… Read More

Pacaso, the Real Estate Marketplace, Releases Report that Identifies Fast-Growing Luxury Second Home Markets

Pacaso, the technology-enabled real estate marketplace that helps people buy, co-own, and sell a luxury second home, releases its third annual Top Second Home Markets Report, identifying “the leading luxury second home markets for 2023 and introducing the top markets to watch in 2024.” The… Read More

CME Group Reports “Highest-Ever” November Average Daily Volume of 28.3M Contracts

CME Group, which claims to be one of the world’s leading derivatives marketplaces, reported its November 2023 market statistics, “reaching an average daily volume (ADV) of 28.3 million contracts during the month, an increase of 21% over 2022 and the company’s highest-ever November ADV on… Read More

DTCC Releases Systemic Risk Barometer Survey Results, Identifying Potential Threats to Financial Services Sector

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DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, issued its annual Systemic Risk Barometer Survey results, which have “identified Geopolitical Risks, Inflation, U.S. Political Uncertainty / 2024 U.S. Presidential Election and Cyber Risk as the most significant threats to the financial services… Read More

Insurtech: mShift Partners with CyberCube to Automate Delivery of Cyber Insurance Analytics

Millennial Shift Technologies Inc. has announced a strategic collaboration with CyberCube, the cyber risk analytics platform. mShift is a digital platform that allows insurance professionals to “quote, bind and issue multiple lines of business within the small to medium enterprise (SME) cyber liability space. mShift is… Read More

Property Market Report: Fewer Prospective Homebuyers Willing to Wait for Improved Economic Conditions

Prospective homebuyers’ patience may be waning, with fewer willing to wait until home prices or interest rates come down to purchase a home, according to new data from the Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) Homebuyer Insights Report. Today, 62% are willing to “wait for prices… Read More

Real Estate Insights: Fintech Built Examines Latest Property Market Data to Reveal Areas with Most Construction Activity

Built, a software-as-a-service platform that connects lenders, owners, developers, and contractors to power smarter and faster money movement for the entire construction and real estate ecosystem while reducing risks, looked into the company’s November 2023 new single-family and multifamily housing data in order “to uncover… Read More

Wealthtech Addepar Shares Latest Updates, Including Focus on Generative AI

New functionality and attributes are expected to fuel growth and scale in 2024, according to an update from Fintech firm Addepar. As part of a note shared by Addepar, the wealthtech firm has shared key platform developments, research insights along with client, partner and company… Read More

Real Estate Market Report: Significantly More Properties Could Be Listed in 2024 with Improved Affordability

Zillow (NASDAQ: Z and ZG) predicts in a new real estate market report that more homes for sale will lead to improved affordability in 2024 According to Zillow, home buying / real estate will “remain expensive, so expect a competitive market for homes that need… Read More

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