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.
American Credit Scores Hit a Record High from Bloomberg – The average FICO score is now 704, an all-time high. And super-prime consumers, those with scores of 800 or more, now amount to 22% of the FICO population.
How much is a FinTech CEO worth? from Chris Skinner’s Blog – Interesting piece by Chris Skinner on executive pay in fintech with data coming from a recent survey by an executive search firm. The average total comp package for a fintech CEO in 2017 was $857K.
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.