Why Visa and Mastercard are suddenly keen on installment lending


The card networks, along with PayPal and Citi, are responding to competition from the likes of Affirm, Afterpay and other "buy now, pay later" lenders. Should traditional credit card lenders be worried?


PayPal vows action after advocates flag ties to unaccredited schools


A borrower advocacy group is asking federal banking regulators to investigate PayPal and Synchrony Financial, which partner on a product that is used to offer high-cost education financing.


Amid a crisis, PayPal has its best quarter since its IPO


The company's results put firm numbers on one of the most discussed business trends of the pandemic economy — the acceleration of digital payments.


Bank stocks slump on Fed forecast; Quicken going public


Financials drop 8.2% on prediction of low rates through 2022 and dim economic outlook; the largest mortgage originator and a top challenger to traditional lenders has filed what may end up being the year's largest initial public offering.


Fintechs OK'd to make emergency small-business loans


PayPal, Intuit QuickBooks Capital and Square Capital have been named direct lenders in the Paycheck Protection Program, and more await the OK. They could be crucial to reaching the smallest firms trying to survive the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic.


Fintechs getting a boost from coronavirus outbreak


COVID-19 is bringing business to PayPal, Blend, Symphony and others as homebound consumers and commercial clients seek more electronic services. But demand could cool if the economy slows further.


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.


Ex-PayPal CEO Bill Harris launches neobank for struggling households


The serial entrepreneur has created a challenger bank called One for middle-income people with complicated financial lives.


PayPal’s crackdown on human trafficking


The payments company is working with nonprofit organizations, law enforcement authorities, victims and others to make it harder for the criminals behind the modern slave trade to move money.


Why PayPal is suing the CFPB over its prepaid card rules


PayPal — which is rarely thought of as a prepaid card company — has filed a lawsuit against the CFPB over its rules on prepaid accounts, underscoring the rapid changes in digital financial services and PayPal’s own expanding financial services ambitions in recent years.