Top Fintech News Stories for December 15, 2020

Here are the most read news stories from our daily newsletter today:

  • MassMutual to acquire fintech Flourish to deliver ‘digitally-enabled’ financial planning – FinLedger
  • Covid-19 Has Accelerated The Evolution Of The U.S. Credit Market – Forbes
  • Banks are good at updating tech for customers but need to do it for staff – American Banker
  • Modular architecture powers Blend’s expansion from mortgage to consumer banking products – FinLedger
  • Webinar: Defining Your Fintech’s Customer Experience from Day 1 – LendIt Fintech
  • Crypto firms Paxos, BitPay apply for national bank charters – Banking Dive
  • U.S. lost 5% of bank branches between 2017 and 2020 – American Banker
  • The AltFi team’s digital banking predictions for 2021 – AltFi
  • Shopify Releases 3 Years of Shopping Trends: 1 Million Merchants Say Pandemic Purchases New Normal – deBanked
  • Bank regulators mull stricter rules for reporting of data breaches – American Banker

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