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How millennials are shaping the future of payments

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For the millennial generation, paying for a latte using a contactless card, transferring money to a family member or friend online or buying a pair of trainers with “one click” has become the norm. This generation has not only shaped and driven the payments revolution, but is also playing an active role in developing a lot of the payment technologies emerging today.

Has the face of payments changed forever?

Marieke Flament, Circle

Marieke Flament, European MD at Circle, discusses how technology is transforming the global payments landscape.

Fintech funding round-up: 11 September 2017

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Money is the honey keeping fintech sweet. Our latest funding round-up features Linxo, Rubique and TNG.  French start-up Linxo, which offers a budget management app, has raised €20 million from Crédit Agricole, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa and MAIF (a mutual insurance firm) – bringing the funds raised since its launch to €23.2 million. MAIF is a […]

Infographic: creating millennium-friendly financial advising

Infographics Financial Advising for Millennials

People often need financial advice that’s best suited to meet their needs, which differ from one generation to another. You cannot expect millennials to consume the same financial advice as baby boomers. Times have changed, so financial institutions and experts also need to change their approaches to cater for the needs of a much younger clientele that’s distrustful of not only the government, but also financial institutions.

Retail deposits platform Savedo acquired by fellow fintech Deposit Solutions

Deposit Solutions buys Savedo

Germany-based Deposit Solutions has acquired fellow fintech Savedo. With the acquisition of Savedo, Deposit Solutions gains 18,000+ clients, 13 partner banks and new regions – thus “further expanding its B2C capabilities”.

HoneyDue tackles major PFM challenge: collaborative spending

HoneyDue

Managing a relationship is stressful enough without introducing unnecessary miscommunications about day-to-day spending. This is one reason why many couples maintain separate spending accounts with pre-defined responsibilities (e.g. you pay the rent, I’ll pay the utilities, etc).

Strands lands digital money management deal with US bank

Strands

Personal financial management (PFM) firm Strands has secured a deal with Ohio-based Huntington National Bank. The bank will use Strands’ PFM and business finance management (BFM) solutions. Banking Technology understands that the solutions will integrate with the core banking system, Hogan, provided by DXC Technology (formerly Computer Science Corporation or CSC). Mark Sheehan, payments and […]

Bank to the future: five ways financial apps are changing banking

Ian McKenna, DigitalWealthInsights.com:

Less than half a year from now, PSD2 will revolutionise consumers’ access to their own financial information. In fintech hubs across Europe, bright young people are planning a consumer revolution. Their financial apps and tools are helping customers manage their money far more easily than they have before. Here are five important ways in which they are changing the face of banking.

Moneythor at heart of Crédit Mutuel Arkéa’s fintech start-up

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French bank Crédit Mutuel Arkéa has chosen Moneythor’s analytical engine to be at the heart of “Max”, a personal finance assistant app for its new start-up Nouvelle Vague. Max is a mobile-only initiative of Nouvelle Vague, which operates in several cities in France (Paris, Bordeaux, Brest, Rennes etc). It will be available on 1 September […]

Saving and investing service Moola launches

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After 18 months of development, UK-based online saving and investing service Moola has launched. The firm says there are 5.4 million “mass affluent people in the UK who have no access to financial advice, but disposable income and a desire to save and invest”. It wants to tap into that market by doing the “hard […]

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