Affirm

Challenger bank tailors rates to encourage savings

11/08/19

HMBradley will assign interest rates according to how much customers set aside from direct deposits each month.

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Fintech executive sworn in as California's top financial regulator

05/13/19

Manuel Alvarez, who became commissioner of the Department of Business Oversight on Monday, is the former general counsel and chief compliance officer at the online lender Affirm.

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Consumer lender Affirm raises $300M to fund rapid expansion

04/03/19

The Silicon Valley-based fintech, which recently announced a new partnership with Walmart, plans to add hundreds of new workers this year.

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Can Citi and Chase beat fintechs at their own game?

03/08/19

The upstart lenders have been chipping away at credit cards’ consumer-lending dominance by offering fixed-rate loans with predictable repayment plans. Now the card giants are fighting back.

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Walmart teams with Affirm to offer point-of-sale loans

02/27/19

The deal marks the first time that the retail giant will enable its customers to use fixed-rate loans, rather than credit cards, for big-ticket purchases in its stores and online.

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Online lender’s aim: Turn borrowers into depositors

01/10/19

Affirm, which for six years has plied its trade as a point-of-sale lender, wants to move deeper into banking by offering a high-rate savings account.

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Why point-of-sale lending is hot right now

02/07/18

It’s not necessarily new, but a confluence of trends — advances in technology, changing consumer preferences and banks’ need to diversify their balance sheets — has made it more popular than ever.

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