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.


The $2T stimulus isn't a ‘bailout.’ It’s a ventilator.


Critics who argue this crisis mirrors the 2008 financial panic when Congress bailed out banks have it wrong. The new relief package in response to the coronavirus pandemic was necessary to save livelihoods, and more can be done.


Speed matters during a crisis. Here's how tech can help.


Online platforms and apps can be utilized to quickly support small businesses and consumers facing unexpected financial hardship.


'Crossover hiring' can address the gender gap in fintech


As the fintech industry looks for ways to bring on more women, crossover hiring — recruiting from traditional financial services firms to fintechs — has emerged as an effective strategy, Donna Parisi of Shearman & Sterling and Michelle Tran of NYC Fintech Women write.


Ending the credit union tax exemption hurts everyone


The author of a recent op-ed fails to realize that making credit unions pay corporate taxes would drive up costs for customers and weaken the economy.


Highest Loan/Deposit Ratios Among Bank Holding Companies


Year to date Jun. 30, 2019. Dollars in thousands.