How Square's bank can use bitcoin profits to promote financial inclusion


The overwhelming success of Square’s bitcoin trading service creates new opportunities for its bank to work with underserved markets.


Introducing Access Denied: Systemic racism in financial services


This five-part series is a comprehensive effort to explain the racial discrimination Black Americans face in our financial system.


Square to invest $100 million in minority communities, entrepreneurs


Square is moving to help minority and underserved groups by investing $100 million in nonprofit financial institutions and Black-owned businesses.


Colo. 'true lender' settlement is path forward for bank-fintech partnerships


The agreement between Colorado authorities, marketplace lenders and banks offers a way to structure partnerships without triggering the wrath of state regulators.


How COVID-19 cratered customer acquisition, profitability


New research finds that it's become harder than ever to acquire new customers — and equally challenging to engage newly acquired ones.


Congress was wrong to leave PPP disbursement up to banks


Elected officials are better off deciding who’s most deserving of federally backed coronavirus relief funds for small businesses.