How The Points Guy became the industry's best content marketing channel
Content marketing is hot in finance, but it’s a blog about airport lounge access rules and retired airliners that’s become the industry’s favorite way to go to market. The Points Guy offers digital investment startups a model for their own “financial education” or “financial literacy” ventures
Connect your jeans with your suits: How tech is changing bank leadership
A Maine credit union is testing an Alexa skill for banking
The industry has high hopes for voice-enabled customer experiences, but the channel is still in early stages of development. A Maine credit union launched an Alexa skill for banking, a first among credit unions in the U.S.
Cheatsheet: Everything you need to know about ICOs
Since 2013, total funding for token sales has reached $2.3 billion. So much is going on in this world (including 2 countries banning ICOs, celebrity endorsements, and the SEC providing guidance. Here’s a cheatsheet to get up to speed on ICOs.
Five ways to close the gender gap in fintech (Sponsored)
Competition in PFM market heats up as HSBC gears up to launch Beta
As banks enter the PFM market, more pressure is being exerted on startups to differentiate themselves. HSBC took a major step into the PFM space by announcing a beta app that offers a dashboard of customer accounts with personal finance insights and advice.
Inside Bank of Ireland's cross border payments push
Bank of Ireland wants to grow its reach in the U.S., a country where it doesn’t have brick-and-mortar branches. The bank has launched a digital cross-border payments service to gain a foothold in the increasingly competitive global payments market.
Cheatsheet: What you need to know about fractional investing
The ability to invest in a portion of a share may just move the needle for an industry keen on reaching millennials beset with student debt and other expenses. Here’s a breakdown of fractional investing and what it means for the industry.