Post Tagged with: "Bankrate"

Bankrate Stock Plunges Almost 50% After Google Tweak

Bankrate Stock Plunges Almost 50% After Google Tweak

by February 25, 2016 at 11:26 am 0 comments

A small move from Google has apparently caused big trouble for Bankrate. Google, now a subsidiary of Alphabet, announced this week that it was shuttering Compare, its service for users deciding between various mortgage, insurance, and credit card offers. You’d think this would be good news for Bankrate, a siteRead More

Forget the Plastic, Wallaby Is All About APIs Now

Forget the Plastic, Wallaby Is All About APIs Now

by September 15, 2015 at 11:20 am 0 comments

So the Wallaby card never arrived — but hey, who needs cards anymore? Wallaby began beta testing in June 2012, and received $1.1 million in seed funding that August. The goal was to provide a card that would include all the user’s cards and deploy the optimal one based on theRead More

Stratos Card, Another ‘Card to Rule Them All,’ Launches

Stratos Card, Another ‘Card to Rule Them All,’ Launches

by March 3, 2015 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Stratos Card, an all-in-one card like Coin, Plastc (not yet launched), and Wallaby (bought and repurposed by BankRate in December) launches today. The card was conceived several years ago by CEO Thiago Olson and differs from Coin in significant ways. It feels different than other credit cards, with a textured finish, andRead More

Free Checking Accounts Remain Elusive

Free Checking Accounts Remain Elusive

by September 29, 2014 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

Fees are on the rise across the retail banking sector, and customers on the hunt for “free checking” will have a difficult search ahead.