Financial Services

U.S. Bank’s RTP addition could boost its mobile competitiveness: The bank’s 1Q rollout of a real-time payments (RTP) solution will enable instant clearing at any time—enhancing its already substantial mobile app.

They now have to report users’ business payments that exceed $600 annually, which might push them to add payment-adjacent tax services.

The smashed record shows that investors have fully recovered their confidence in the sector and aren’t ready to shut off the tap.

Virgin Money enters a hot field with its expense-management collab: Partnering with fintech Expend to offer an expense-management feature to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) puts Virgin Money in a space that’s attracting businesses and investors.

The UK-based neobank’s founder and CEO Anne Boden outlined plans to offer banking as a service globally in 2022, giving Starling a potential opening into embedded finance.

We expect Bitcoin’s price to rise as rocketing consumer adoption increasingly forces FIs to get in on the act

The offering gives small merchants an affordable digital payments tool and could complement existing POS tech for large businesses.

Federally insured credit unions can team up with third-party digital asset providers and keep members who want to explore this asset class within their ecosystem.

Revolut adds Singaporean commodities trading to its wealth management lineup: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will let the UK-based neobank’s customers trade gold and silver. Revolut’s wealth management capabilities are growing across multiple markets.

Chase’s return to suing credit card customers isn’t a good look for it: The banking giant halted controversial litigation in 2011 and has filed thousands of new complaints since 2020. Though Chase claims to have improved the process, it looks familiar.