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FinTech Binji Launches Its "Complete Personal Finance Solution"

For years various FinTech ventures have sought to make managing your finances a bit easier. Of course this overall vision has manifested itself in different ways, with various startups offering their own ideas and plans. Now Binji is launching what they call a "complete personal finance solution," combining a few...

SoFi Introduces Gig Economy ETF

Less than a month after debuting two of their own exchange-traded funds, FinTech firm SoFi is back at it. This week the company introduced another ETF, this time focusing on the growing gig economy. Trading under the ticker symbol $GIGE, the ETF currently includes companies directly and indirectly involved in...

Exploring How FinTech Can Help Senior Citizens Manage Their Money 2

When most people think about the market for financial technologies, they're almost assuredly picturing Millennials and Gen Zers. However a small but growing trend finds FinTechs focusing on a different age group: the elderly. As the Wall Street Journal reports, a number of firms are creating tools for senior citizens...

Robinhood Applies for National Bank Charter

Late last year, FinTech investment app Robinhood famously ran into a bit of trouble when it announced plans for a "Checking & Savings" account. Long story short, the company was forced to walk back that announcement after it came to light that their plan had not been vetted by the...

Venmo Reportedly Working on Credit Card Offering

Even in our digital age, it seems some physical fallbacks are still hard to shake. Case in point: the popularity of plastic in the face of many payment options. This continued reliance is probably why we've seen several FinTech startups known for their disruption and innovation taking things back to...

Affirm Nears "Minotaur" Status Following $300 Million Funding Round

When it comes to FinTech, there have certainly been several ups and downs in the news cycle. While there have been down weeks led by news of regulatory inquiries or legal challenges, there are other weeks filled with small wins. It seems that the industy is enjoying a bit of...