Banks aren't giving up on personal finance apps


Two popular personal financial management apps are being shut down this week. But optimism remains about banks' investing in PFM tools — so long as they rethink a technology that has failed to win over the masses.


Rebundling financial services is aspiration of startup Douugh


Today a money management app, tomorrow — if all goes according to plan — a portal to all one's accounts.


Capital One's personal finance app Level Money to close


It is the latest of several popular apps to close down in recent weeks.


Huntington is first U.S. partner for Strands, a Spanish PFM app


The tie-up comes as banks put more resources into helping customers manage their finances digitally.


Tie-up with Acorns is first step for a PFM service with big plans


Through the partnership, Clarity Money customers can use Acorns’ automated investing features, while Acorns users can see a snapshot of their investing activity in the Clarity app.


Microinvesting app Stash raises $40M


The app allows users, many of them first-time investors, to get started for as little as $5.


JPMorgan Chase and Finicity ink data-sharing agreement


The companies will use an application programming interface to let Chase customers send the data to the apps Finicity supports, including personal financial services apps and income verification tools.


A 'digital CFO' in customers' pockets: Where banking should go


Digital banking services should solve consumers' problems and offer them advice, and they must rely on artificial intelligence and other cutting-edge technology, bankers from TD, RBC and Bank of the West said.


Two new services aim to help consumers save


Vault and Retiremap are launching products this week that are designed to help people stash cash where they can.


KeyCorp to buy fintech firm that helped it score with customers


KeyCorp is acquiring HelloWallet, a personal financial management product it has offered its bank customers since 2015, from the investment research firm Morningstar.