“Getting rid of overdraft solves part of the problem, but it also can hurt customers who are relying on those funds to get by, even though it’s a very expensive credit,” said the fintech’s top executive, Jason Wilk.
John has been in communications since graduating from Creative Communications at Red River College Polytechnic in Winnipeg in 1992. He launched one of Canada's first digital-only local news sites called Winnipeg First in 2007, which led to digital editor postings with the Winnipeg Free Press and Edmonton Journal. In 2012 he joined Bankless Times as managing editor, later becoming president and CEO. He and the Bankless Media co-founders completed a sale and exit in August 2021.