consumer finance

Gen Z Goes Phys-igtal
Gen Z Goes Phys-igtal
April 25, 2017  |  Data Drivers

Think the youngest generation lives to live online? Think again. Generation Z swells with in store shoppers – to the point where 98 percent of...

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ThredUP And The Resale Retail Revolution
ThredUP And The Resale Retail Revolution
April 14, 2017  |  Retail

Resale retail is a rapidly exploding business — particularly if one happens to be in the business of reselling clothes. According to thredUP’s most recent resale...

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FICO’s New Groove
FICO’s New Groove
March 14, 2017  |  Consumer Finance

About half of all Americans who took the SAT still remember their score 25 years later. Only about 40 percent of Americans, on the other...

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Credit Card Rewards App Sift Announces $1.5 Million Seed Round
Credit Card Rewards App Sift Announces $1.5 Million Seed Round
March 13, 2017  |  Consumer Finance

Sift, a free application that ensures credit card customers reap the full benefits of their cards, announced a $1.5 million seed round last week, as...

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Quicken’s Apps Get An Upgrade
Quicken’s Apps Get An Upgrade
October 14, 2016  |  Mobile Applications

Quicken, now separated from Intuit, is looking to make a name as an independent company providing financial management solutions for individuals and small businesses. This...

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Urban FT Joins Financial Health Beta Project
Urban FT Joins Financial Health Beta Project
June 29, 2016  |  Consumer Finance

Digital banking solutions provider Urban FT has joined the Center for Financial Services Innovation in an effort to help the finserv industry better gauge consumer...

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Consumer Prices Rose In March – But Not By Much
Consumer Prices Rose In March – But Not By Much
April 15, 2016  |  Consumer Finance

For all the shifting financial sands retailers sit atop, there are still some ironclad rules of economic reasoning – when prices are low, consumers ought...

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Wealth Inequality Might Be Hurting Families’ Retail Budgets
Wealth Inequality Might Be Hurting Families’ Retail Budgets
March 31, 2016  |  Consumer Finance

This year more than most, bombastic speeches about wealth inequality and the shrinking middle class seem more like rhetorical props than actual issues in the...

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CFPB Cracks Down On Illegal Student Loan Fees
CFPB Cracks Down On Illegal Student Loan Fees
March 31, 2016  |  CFPB

The CFPB announced yesterday (March 30) that it has taken action against a student loan debt relief scam that causes borrowers to pay for illegal...

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