Mobile technology

Advice to debt collectors in pandemic times: Watch your language

06/26/20

Now perhaps more than ever, banks and their proxies need to show tact when communicating with past-due borrowers.

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Varo gets vital FDIC OK for bank charter

02/10/20

It was Varo's second try with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., but it has now moved within a few steps of obtaining what has eluded fintech firms of late: a green light from banking regulators.

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Varo gets vital FDIC OK for bank charter

02/10/20

It was Varo's second try with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., but it has now moved within a few steps of obtaining what has eluded fintech firms of late: a green light from banking regulators.

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Ally joins effort to help 'stuck and overwhelmed' consumers save

02/07/20

The digital-only bank found customers are anxious about their inability to set aside money, so it decided to offer automated savings tools, consumer chief Diane Morais says. It is one of the larger companies to do so.

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Kabbage to offer custom loans for as short as three days

02/04/20

Customers of the online lender's payments service can select their own loan terms.

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CIT Group launches new products for small businesses, HOAs

01/31/20

A new app will allow small-business clients to quickly apply for credit while expanded offerings for homeowners associations will help CIT build up its base of low-cost deposits.

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Online lenders confront deepfake threat

01/28/20

Some fraudsters pose as loan applicants and submit doctored video or photos of property and assets to scam lenders they won't see in person. Firms like Elevate Funding and Credibly are fighting back.

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Western Union alum starts digital bank for low-income Americans

01/27/20

Rellevate, founded by Stewart Stockdale, will offer pay advances, fast bill pay payment and international remittances for consumers who live paycheck to paycheck.

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The reason Even waited on rolling out automated savings

01/23/20

The financial wellness fintech focused initially on building an app that helped people understand their financial picture, CEO Jon Schlossberg says.

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Digit will help people pay their cellphone bills

01/22/20

Users of the challenger bank's app can automatically save money over the course of a month to cover their mobile charges.

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