banking

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

03/02/21

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

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Introducing Access Denied: Systemic racism in financial services

10/23/20

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

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Square to invest $100 million in minority communities, entrepreneurs

09/24/20

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

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

08/31/20

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

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How COVID-19 cratered customer acquisition, profitability

08/19/20

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

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Congress was wrong to leave PPP disbursement up to banks

04/28/20

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

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