BlackRock's savings app gambit: Build it, or millennials won't come


There's no reason that today's millennial-friendly microinvesting apps can't switch focus from spare change to real assets, industry executives warn.


With chatbots, Mercantile aims to be virtual teller, financial coach


The Michigan bank hopes conversational technology can get customers to talk more freely about their financial health.


Digital banking's key trends: Demand, competition, mobile on the rise


Consumers around the world are increasingly accessing banking solely through digital means, according to new global studies by Oracle and the World Bank.


Credit Karma bets big on chatbots as others balk


While the banking industry is divided on the use of conversational technology, the San Francisco company believes chatbots can make it easier for customers to discuss their finances.


Saving money is not a game (but it could be)


One fintech has a new twist on gamification — tie savings contributions to achievement in the most popular games.


'Concert tonight': In a crowded app market, banks get personal


Relying on data such as income, location and spending habits, bank apps are delivering customized financial advice and tips relevant to the consumer, such as details about local events.


Here's another way Amazon and banks are collaborating


The internet giant, SunTrust, Ally and other backers have invested $16 million in a new funding round for Greenlight Financial Technology, further blurring the lines between banks and tech companies.


‘Am I about to overdraft?’ Wells app predicts consumer behavior


The bank joins a small group of companies that believe short-term forecasts will ultimately help customers build healthier financial lives.


Goldman is said close to buying personal-finance startup Clarity


Goldman Sachs is in discussions to acquire the personal finance startup Clarity Money, with plans to fold it into its Marcus online lender, according to people familiar with the matter.


Why Digit is over chatbots


Digit, which launched as an automated savings app in 2015, has decided chatbots are a flawed interface. Now it’s redesigning its popular app to reflect its new vision.