Tag : financial security

LGBTQ+ Community Falling Behind on Financial Security
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LGBTQ+ Community Falling Behind on Financial Security

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New study: Only half of LGBTQ+ individuals report feeling confident in their ability to save for retirement LGBTQ+ Americans are less likely to be on track to meet their financial goals, have the capacity to absorb unexpected expenses, or feel confident in their ability to save for retirement compared to......
New Research Indicates Digital Wallet Uptake Could Have a High Impact on Financial Security for Underserved Consumers
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New Research Indicates Digital Wallet Uptake Could Have a High Impact on Financial Security for Underserved Consumers

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Survey indicates that consumers living on low to moderate incomes are seeking savings solutions within their coResearch shows that making saving easy increases the likelihood that people will save. A new study from the national nonprofit Commonwealth is uncovering the potential of digital wallets to address this need and have......
Commonwealth Launches Inclusive Product Design Resource Center for Fintech and Financial Services
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Commonwealth Launches Inclusive Product Design Resource Center for Fintech and Financial Services

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Based on in-depth research with underserved consumers, Commonwealth’s design resources provide practical insights for developing products as a lever to improve financial security Commonwealth, a national nonprofit that builds solutions to enable financial security and wealth building for all, has launched a resource center for inclusive product design for fintech and financial services.......
Rising Inflation Leads More Workers to the Gig Economy, Citing Increased Expenses and Fuel Costs
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Rising Inflation Leads More Workers to the Gig Economy, Citing Increased Expenses and Fuel Costs

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Second annual Gig Payments Report from Branch and Marqeta finds faster payments continue to be a top priority for gig workers, with over a third (35%) of respondents quitting full-time employment to join the gig economy Branch, the leading workforce payments platform, and Marqeta , global modern card issuing platform, announced......
Synchrony Joins the Worker Financial Wellness Initiative
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Synchrony Joins the Worker Financial Wellness Initiative

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Companies in the Initiative have a shared mission of improving the financial health and resilience of American workers Synchrony announced it has joined the Worker Financial Wellness Initiative, a coalition aimed at making workers’ financial security and health a C-suite and investor priority. The company joins the Initiative alongside companies Chipotle, Chobani, Even,......
Onuu Raises $6 Million Seed A to Serve the 166 Million Americans Lacking Financial Security
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Onuu Raises $6 Million Seed A to Serve the 166 Million Americans Lacking Financial Security

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Onuu, backed by leading Hispanic VCs, develops first-of-its-kind, all-in-one banking and insurance solution and app to Americans of modest means –Onuu, co-founded by Austin entrepreneurs Felix W. Ortiz III and Ryan Wuerch, announced it had received $6 million in Seed A funding led by Latinx-led VC Leap Global Partners, with......
Lynx Launches with $17.5M in Funding from Obvious Ventures, .406 Ventures, and Frist Cressey Ventures
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Lynx Launches with $17.5 Million in Funding from Obvious Ventures

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Startup introducing modern fintech to healthcare aiming to connect health and finance for all Americans Lynx, the leading API-connected healthcare payments, banking, and e-commerce platform, announced that it has emerged from stealth with $17.5 million in equity financing. The $17.5 million in equity consists of a new $15 million Series A and a previously unannounced $2.5......
Survey Finds Great Resignation Continues as Women Seek New Jobs with Higher Income to Compensate for Financial Setbacks Caused by Covid Pandemic
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Survey Finds Great Resignation Continues as Women Seek New Jobs with Higher Income to Compensate for Financial Setbacks Caused by Covid Pandemic

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Women plan to ask for a raise in 2022 (54%) or leave current job for higher pay (68%) Two years after the Covid pandemic first disrupted daily life in the United States, women are continuing to see a significant impact on their lives, particularly via financial barriers and workplace hurdles. According......
Mogo and Sun Life to Bring Innovative Digital Savings Tool to Members of Sun Life’s Group Retirement Services
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Mogo and Sun Life to Bring Innovative Digital Savings Tool to Members of Sun Life’s Group Retirement Services

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The automated savings tool will encourage Sun Life GRS members to easily find savings each month, helping them reach their financial goals Mogo Inc., a digital payments and financial technology company, announced a new pilot with Sun Life to bring Mogo’s saving and investing app, Moka, to more than 20,000......
My Digital Money Introduces Cash Trading Feature to its CryptoIRA Platform
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My Digital Money Introduces Cash Trading Feature to its CryptoIRA Platform

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New Capability Allocates Funds Toward Active Cryptocurrency Trades My Digital Money (MDM), a self-trading CryptoIRA investment platform, introduced its Cash Trading feature to provide investors the opportunity to capitalize on the cryptocurrency market. The first of its kind, Cash Trading is the newest addition to My Digital Money’s suite of......
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