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Google Pay unveils integrated banking challenger Plex

November 23, 2020

Via: FinTech Futures

Plex is a checking and savings account. Google says the banking challenger will have no monthly fees, overdraft charges or minimum balance requirements. Come 2021, the US Big Tech’s 11 bank and credit union partners will offer Plex accounts to […]


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Why COVID-19 could spur the next phase of bank branch evolution

November 10, 2020

Via: FinTech Futures

There’s an obvious place they could look to for guidance: their local bank branches. Trusted with the savings and everyday spending of millions of customers, retail banks are ideally positioned to own the conversation around budgeting, savings, and debt reduction. […]


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US financial literacy app Jassby plans virtual debit card for kids

November 3, 2020

Via: FinTech Futures

The app, first founded in 2017, provides a virtual debit card for young adults and teenagers. The account is connected to a parent, who can manage their child’s spending. Currently users are only able to spend their funds in a […]


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US challenger Bella plans launch around conversational banking

October 30, 2020

Via: FinTech Futures

The entrant wants to offer coordinated checking and savings accounts. Like many up and coming new banks in the US, it offers no maintenance fees, and no minimum balance requirements. Its unique offering is a “karma account” through which users […]


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PayPal brings crypto further into mainstream with wallet update

October 22, 2020

Via: Banking Technology

Come early 2021, the move will also see users able to spend cryptocurrency via their PayPal wallet at all 26 million merchants in the payment giant’s network. In the next year, the digital wallet provider also plans to expand this […]


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JP Morgan Chase partners with Greenlight for kids account

October 16, 2020

Via: FinTech Futures

The bank already offers dedicated checking accounts to high schoolers and college students. But its new account, called Chase First Banking, is fee-free and designed for both kids – as young as six – and teens to manage their money […]


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7 ways banks and financial services firms can rise to the continued challenge of the global pandemic

October 12, 2020

Via: Bank Innovation

While bank branches and offices of financial institutions have remained closed or operating at reduced capacity, organizations in such an essential industry have had to find pathways to serving more customers through their contact centers. These contact centers are continuously […]


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Mastercard targets touchless economy

August 28, 2020

Via: Finextra

The payments giant is working with AI and computer vision technology partner Accel Robotics on its Shop Anywhere platform, which promises to improve the speed of the shopper journey by eliminating points of friction through robust inventory and participating shopper […]


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Google to offer co-branded accounts with eight US banks

August 3, 2020

Via: Finextra

The new platform will pair Google’s expertise in creating intuitive user experiences with the security of a reputable bank to provide a new way to manage money with financial insights and budgeting tools. When launched in 2021, the co-branded, FDIC-insured […]


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CVS to introduce PayPal and Venmo QR code payments

July 31, 2020

Via: Finextra

From the fourth quarter, shoppers will be able to scan a QR code on their phones to pay using stored debit or credit cards, bank accounts, PayPal balance, PayPal Credit, Venmo balance or Venmo Rewards. The integration with CVS Pharmacy […]