Robo advisors

Building customers’ wealth by putting excess cash on ‘Autopilot’


The fintech Wealthfront's latest wrinkle gives clients a high level of control over their money, including the ability to set automatic transfers to savings accounts or exchange-traded funds.


Outsourcing PPP, stress-test fallout, SCOTUS’ CFPB ruling: Top stories of the week


As PPP enters forgiveness phase, some banks see outsourcing as best move; after the Fed’s stress tests, Wells Fargo to cut dividend while other big banks boost capital buffer; Supreme Court strikes down CFPB leadership structure; and more from this week’s most-read stories.


Banks continue to embrace robo advisers (even if customers don’t)


Citizens Bank and Citigroup are among the financial institutions plugging away at a service that has gained little traction among customers.


Robo adviser Betterment launches checking account


Betterment has debuted a bank account, in conjunction with partner nbkc bank in Kansas City, Mo., that is targeted at millennials and marketed as a complement to its long-term savings products.


How robo-adviser Wealthfront is becoming more like a bank


Andy Rachleff, the fintech's CEO, discusses the digital bank it's developing and the concept of "self-driving money."


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.


7 things that will affect next stage of banking's evolution


More digital competition, tougher tech choices and a completely new generation of customers are just some of the challenges facing bankers in the near future.


Goldman's small world; Bitcoin’s woes go beyond price


The bank may extend advisory service to clients with as little as $5,000 to invest; trading of the cryptocurrency has plunged.


A 'false narrative'? Banks strike back against claims of fintech advantage


Bankers are disputing upstarts' claims customers don't like them, noting progress that traditional institutions have made in recent years.


Robo adviser lays out ambitious banking plan


Wealthfront could roll out a debit card, automated bill pay and direct deposit in early 2020, Chief Executive Andy Rachleff said.