Savings accounts

The fintech partnership helping Sterling Bancorp reach kids


The New York company is seeding savings accounts offered by the challenger bank Goalsetter as a way to help minority communities as well as use technology to start building long-term relationships with young consumers.



PayPal looks to stock trading, savings in push past checkout


PayPal Holdings Inc. is weighing a foray into stock trading and high-yield savings accounts as the firm pushes beyond its iconic checkout button.


Prize-linked savings accounts get a boost from flood of new deposits


Many credit unions offer these accounts to help members improve their financial behaviors, but some in the industry are wondering how long the surge could last.


A Biden win could boost long-stalled efforts to help the unbanked


The Democratic nominee has not gone as far as some progressives in support of financial inclusion, but ideas such as postal banking, a government-run credit reporting system and universal bank accounts would likely gain traction under a Biden administration.