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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 […]

CKB in digital channels modernisation project with Misys

Misys gains new customer in Montenegro, CKB

Montenegro-based Crnogorska Komercijalna Banka (CKB), member of Hungarian financial services group OTP, is implementing a new digital channels banking platform, Misys Fusionbanking Essence.

New online banking platform for AmeriChoice FCU

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Pennsylvania-based AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union has launched a new online banking platform based on the Symmetry e-banking software from Wescom Resources Group (WRG).

Acorns Australia goes live with Moneythor for personal finance

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Micro-investing service Acorns Australia has chosen Moneythor’s machine-learning solution to help it analyse customers’ spending patterns and offer insights into savings. The new “My Finances” features of the Acorns app were developed with Moneythor’s engine. The solution’s predictive analytics and data classification techniques are also used to provide customers with an estimate of their future […]

Liberty Bank goes Geezeo for digital finance revamp

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Connecticut-based Liberty Bank has chosen Geezeo’s retail and business financial management solutions for more data and insights for its customers. Geezeo is a white-label personal financial management (PFM) provider for banks and credit unions in the US. The bank will use “Responsive Tiles” – which offers digital money management features that can be integrated into […]

Unauthorised transactions vex US prepaid consumers – CFPB’s latest report

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Prepaid complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in the US hit 2,500 in 2016, accounting for about 0.9% of the 291,400 complaints in agency’s latest Consumer Response Annual Report.

The Monday mindset: 3 April 2017

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Fintech zeitgeist! Every Monday, we might look back at last week; look ahead to this week; share a few thoughts (our own or others); or discuss anything that catches our eye. This week, Soumik Roy looks at how India has quite a lot of fintech activity in its retail market. Did you notice? For the […]

Fintech funding round-up: 28 March 2017

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Enjoy a word-lite delight with our brief fintech funding round-up. Features Clarity Money, The Glue and OOjiBO. US-based Clarity Money, a personal finance app, has announced a $11 million Series B funding round led by RRE Ventures and Citi Ventures. This financing comes three months after Clarity Money launched its product and eight months after […]

Faster loans for consumers with little credit history? Experian and Finicity think so

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New underwriting technology developed by Experian and financial data aggregator Finicity could speed up borrowing and enable millennials and other consumers with thin or no credit files to receive money. The product emerges amid a federal call for more work on helping those potential borrowers build credit scores.

Top fintech stories this week – 17 March 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

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