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.
Challenger banks apply pressure with fee cuts from American Banker – I am a big fan of the anti-overdraft features of the digital challenger banks like Chime and Varo. We are witnessing the beginning of the end of the $35 overdraft fee.
CFPB moves to ease fintechs’ regulatory fears from American Banker – The CFPB has issued three new policies to promote innovation, removing the threat of legal liability for fintech companies that test products benefiting consumers.
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.