Who Wants A Credit Karma Checking Account? from Forbes – Ron Shevlin shares details of a new study from Cornerstone Advisors that explores the new checking account offering from Credit Karma and finds that three in 10 consumers engage with the firm on a weekly basis.
Ant IPO Sets Off $3 Trillion Scramble Among Small Investors from The Wall Street Journal – The numbers with all aspects of the Ant Group IPO are staggering. The world record IPO is also gaining record interest from individual investors with five million individuals in mainland China placing orders for shares in Shanghai ahead of next Thursday’s listing.
Upgrade adds rewards program to its credit card from Techcrunch – Upgrade is making its credit card offering more attractive to its customers with 1.5% cash back. The money is credited not at the time of purchase but when payments are made on the card.
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.