Generation Z

Gatsby launches free options trading for millennials, Gen Z


The startup with a namesake app is already attracting young investors and has been in talks with banks about partnerships.


To ignore Gen Z is ‘to flirt with irrelevance’: Wells Fargo exec


Businesses need to shift focus away from millennials and toward the next age group, which is expected to be so demanding that business processes will have to be overhauled, says Julia Carreon, the bank's managing director of digital and fiduciary operations.


Liquidity concerns force banks to get creative with deposit gathering


Many community banks are launching digital banks, more aggressively courting younger customers and abandoning the idea that only primary banking relationships are worthwhile.


Small bank’s big digital goal: Launch 3 niche banks


Surety's first online bank, booyah, is aimed at college students and young grads.


Savings app Blast has new target market — PC gamers


The app, which started with mobile gaming, will now integrate itself with some of the most popular video games on the market such as Fortnite.


'These foolish ideas': Comments of the week


Readers react to plans by Democratic presidential candidates to reform college tuition, credit unions buying more banks, whether the next president could fire the CFPB head and more.


Banks are missing their millennial opportunity


With 20- and 30-somethings just beginning to build financial wealth, banks must orient their business to meet the needs of these consumers.


Throw your old data analytics out the window


Changes in consumer behavior patterns will force banks to reassess the information they use to attract customers.


Wealthy Americans say financial worries taking toll on mental health


Even relatively wealthy Americans are so worried about their finances that it's affecting their mental and physical health. That's one of the findings in a Bank of America survey of more than 1,000 people in the U.S. who have enough investable money to qualify as "mass affluent."


After JPMorgan Twitter bungle, how should banks talk about personal finance?


When a tweet drew backlash from customers and politicians on Monday, it brought into question how banks should couch their messages on social media.