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Are Personal Finance Apps Old News?

Are Personal Finance Apps Old News?

by May 16, 2016 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

Personal finance management and investment apps — Level Money, Acorns and the like — have gained popularity among millennials, who seem to enjoy the added control over their finances through smartphones. But on the investor side, the hype over these apps is cooling off, according to Tanya Ladha, senior manager atRead More

5 Best New Financial Apps 2016

5 Best New Financial Apps 2016

by May 9, 2016 at 7:24 am 3 comments

We can all agree Credit Karma, Chase Mobile, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and PayPal aren’t leaving the Top Ten on App Annie anytime soon. But ratings and rankings aren’t everything — there’s also the cool factor. How easy is the app to use? Does it makes us feel good (evenRead More

Best New Financial Apps 2016, The List

Best New Financial Apps 2016, The List

by May 1, 2016 at 7:25 am 4 comments

1. Robinhood: On Target Launched in December 2014, Robinhood is a zero-fee stock trading app that quickly gained popularity among financially ambitious millennials. Robinhood was paid the enormous compliment of having “cracked the millennial code” by none other than Jay Sidhu, CEO of Customers Bank and founder of BankMobile. Robinhood ranksRead More

Ally Buys TradeKing to Move into Wealth Management Sector

Ally Buys TradeKing to Move into Wealth Management Sector

by April 6, 2016 at 9:50 am 1 comment

The branchless financial institution Ally Bank is expanding its offerings with the upcoming acquisition of TradeKing, a wealth management platform, announced yesterday. Ally had floated this ambition back in February. Ally has been adding to the functionality of its mobile app at a fast clip recently. Just last month, the bank announced theRead More

Capital One: Think More Like a Tech Company, Less Like a Bank

Capital One: Think More Like a Tech Company, Less Like a Bank

by April 24, 2015 at 10:47 am 3 comments

How will banks compete in a rapidly digitizing world? Capital One CEO Richard Fairbank knows. “We’re going to need to think more like technology companies and maybe a little less like banks,” he told investors on yesterday’s earnings call. His bank is notable for its high-profile acquisitions of not other banks,Read More

It’s Buy, Not Build, That Drives Capital One Acquisition of Level Money

It’s Buy, Not Build, That Drives Capital One Acquisition of Level Money

by January 12, 2015 at 12:37 pm 2 comments

The old buy-versus-build debate has been settled. At Capital One. Capital One Financial Corp. said today that it had acquired Level Money, a PFM solution targeting millennial users, for an undisclosed price. The acquisition brings a beautiful application into Capital One’s portfolio, which includes the former ING Direct. It alsoRead More

What’s the Hidden Strategy Behind the Belly and Level Money App Updates?

What’s the Hidden Strategy Behind the Belly and Level Money App Updates?

by August 15, 2014 at 10:48 am 1 comment

What’s the message behind the major two major updates of fintech apps this week? Belly and Level Money, two upstart fintech apps, released major upgrades this week — Belly yesterday and Level Money on Wednesday. Belly, a rewards app, added a feature called Belly Bites, where users can redeem freeRead More

Targeting Young Users, Level Money Introduces Goals

Targeting Young Users, Level Money Introduces Goals

by June 5, 2014 at 11:00 am 1 comment

Level Money, a San Francisco-based provider of personal financial management software, introduced a new feature today for its Android app that allows users to create and set “Level Goals” to help users set and reach both long-term and short-term goals. The feature, designed to help millennials manage their money, isRead More