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FinTech Digital Banking Options: A Round-Up

Ever since the 2008 banking crisis, Americans have grown warier and warier of major banks. In turn, financial technology startups — known as "FinTechs" — have continually offered alternatives to these institutions. This began with options like peer to peer lending and, more recently, has found several startups launching their...

Button Partnering with Bits of Stock for Stock Back Offering

So far, despite being a less-than-stellar year overall, 2020 has been remarkably bright for FinTech. In addition to big acquisitions and major funding rounds, there have also been several exciting partnerships that have formed in recent months. Joining that list are Button and Bits of Stock, who are now teaming...

HMBradley Introduces Rewards Credit Card for Deposit Account Customers

At a time when many FinTechs are issuing their own debit cards, it seems that one such platform is trying something a bit different by offering a specialty credit card instead. This week the digital banking platform HMBradley introduced a new rewards credit card for customers. The card, which is...

The Top 30 Best Money Hacks That Will Save You Thousands 3

You work hard for your money, so it only makes sense that you want to keep as much of it in your hands as possible. It’s important to learn how to save money while learning how to make the best money moves.Generally speaking, the more you can save, the faster...

Facebook Survey Highlights Small Business Challenges, Adaptations

It's no secret that the past few months have been incredibly challenging for many small businesses. Because of this, there has been a slew of recent surveys seeking to quantify the impacts that the pandemic has had on entrepreneurs. The latest of such reports comes from Facebook, which surveyed small...

Money at 30: Aldi Curbside Pickup — Is it Worth it? 3

Over the past few months, I've been a bit torn. While I love saving money and keeping costs down, the convenience of grocery delivery has proven too powerful for me to resist. Now one of my favorite discount grocery stores is rolling out a better option with the introduction of...

DeFi Protocol Startup Teller Raises $1 Million

You may not have heard of the startup Teller just yet but it seems they won't be silent much longer. Having recently participated in A16z's Crypto Startup School, the company is looking to disrupt both the decentralized finance (DeFi) and lending markets — and will now have some venture capital...

Private P2P Payment App Mezu Announces Impending Shut Down 3

Recently it seems as though the FinTech industry has been on a bit of a hot streak. Between major acquisitions and impressive funding rounds, there's been plenty of good news to go around for startups in the space. Unfortunately, that hasn't been the case across the board as there have...