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    Exclusive discounts, cell phone insurance and roadside assistance are benefits more typically folded into credit cards than into checking accounts.…

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    The online lender Avant, which has offered credit to near-prime customers since 2013, is a step closer to becoming a…

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    Betterment is expanding the banking side of its business by launching a joint checking account to complement its checking feature…

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    Detecting financial crimes can be painstaking work. Bank investigators have to piece together a paper trail of transactions — a…

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    Plaid, the fast-growing tech company that gathers customer account data from banks and delivers it to fintechs, seems even after…

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    The founders of Alloy, a software company that helps banks and fintechs make faster onboarding decisions, have made a commitment…

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    Vestwell, which helps financial institutions administer workplace investing programs such as 401(k)s, keeps employees informed about its goals, involves people…

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    The dense, single-spaced, 20-odd-page company report that is sent to IntraFi employees each month may not be as satisfying as…

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    Donating to charity typically involves digging up a credit card number or mailing a check. Spiral, a challenger bank that…

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    A Dallas community bank has partnered with the fintech Raisin to offer complex deposit accounts that customers can build themselves…

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    Big banks continue to invest heavily in fintech startups that can help them stay competitive, reach new markets and improve…

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    Greenwood Financial, an Atlanta challenger bank with a mission to confront the nation’s racial wealth gap, has raised $40 million…

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    U.S. Bancorp on Wednesday rolled out an automated savings service that lets consumers save more and ensures that they don’t…

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    Kids who save money early are likelier to become adults who attend college, own stocks and exhibit other positive financial…

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    Revolut, a U.K. challenger bank that set up shop in California last year, has begun the process of becoming a…

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    Banks are preparing for the next round of annual shareholder meetings, and they’re likely to be mostly virtual, as they…

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    TomoCredit, a San Francisco challenger bank for immigrants and young people, is rolling out a credit card that ditches the…

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    Some of the biggest names in fintech — including Plaid, Varo and LendingClub — are joining forces to raise their…

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    Flagstar Bancorp fell victim to a recent data breach in which personal information of employees and customers, including Social Security…

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    Brian Brooks, the former acting head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, has joined the board of…

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    When consumers trawl Google for bank products, they aren’t just searching for deposit accounts or credit cards. People want the…

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    A new challenger bank for Asian Americans aims to speak their languages, reward them for shopping at Asian businesses and…

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    As the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s new chief innovation officer, Sultan Meghji has a few things on his plate: making…

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    States are stepping up their efforts to protect the privacy of consumer data, and the trend is adding to banks’…

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    Fintech companies are joining a new trade group called the American Fintech Council to lobby Washington lawmakers and set standards…

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    Christian Ciocca, who has Down syndrome, faced a dilemma: The handful of hours a week he spends working at a…

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    A challenger bank is offering supplemental health insurance and other health-related benefits to customers who are uninsured or underinsured. Better…

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    The challenger bank Aspiration has an ambitious goal: help consumers neutralize their carbon footprint. The Marina del Rey, Calif., fintech…

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    Customers trust financial services companies to keep their money safe. But trusting them to safeguard their privacy and personal data…

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    Microsoft says it will launch a Financial Services Cloud later this month, more than a year after IBM announced its…

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    Standard Chartered has been developing new underwriting models using machine learning that could help it determine creditworthiness of borrowers with…

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    Bank of New York Mellon has begun to develop the technology and business acumen needed to manage cryptocurrency, driven by…

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    Opportunity Financial began contemplating whether to go public in early 2020. The online lender wanted to flesh out its installment…

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    Technologists at Morgan Stanley have developed a virtual assistant that helps people throughout the organization plumb useful information from the…

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