Here are what I consider to be the top 10 most important fintech news stories of the past week.
How Fintech Can Help The Financial Health Crisis from Forbes – Ron Shevlin shares some of the latest research from Cornerstone Advisors that shows the financial situation of 44% of Americans is either “dire” or “struggling”, up from 38% in January. What we need is more than a credit score, we need a financial health score and fintech can help.
What’s next for Goldman Sachs’s Marcus from American Banker – Penny Crosman talks with Harit Talwar, the head of Marcus, who will become Chairman on January 1 amid the leadership shakeups at Goldman Sachs.
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.