During the week I share the latest marketplace lending and fintech news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items and blog posts from the past week and share them here.
The problem with Financial Literacy Month from American Banker – Completely agree with Jennifer Tescher on this. We need better financial products if we are going to move the needle on financial health. Many #fintech companies are working on this but we should all be focusing on good outcomes for our products.
Consumer lenders ease fears over credit quality from American Banker – Data from American Express, Synchrony Financial, Ally and Santander show that, while debt levels might be at their highest level, so far consumers can handle it and are making payments on time.
Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of LendIt Fintech, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.