Offering interactive credit education tools that give customers actionable insights into their financial health is a promising tactic for fintechs seeking to deliver more valuable customer experiences—and opportunities to offer new products and services.
After pushing the limits of digital innovation, fintechs still face the challenge of finding new customers while continuing to engage and retain loyal ones. For fintechs, success will depend on the acquisition of new customers by offering personalized credit education products and the ability to cross-sell bundled offerings at key points during the customer life [...]
Consumers don’t always understand the context of their credit score and it’s not always obvious what is needed to do to improve their creditworthiness. The truth is there’s a lot more to a credit score than just a number, and the stakes can be high for everyday people.
There’s never been a better time to be a fraudster. Fraud is a big business and a growing threat to consumers, e-commerce businesses, and financial institutions in today’s digital landscape. The rewards are high for cyber criminals who remain masked by the anonymity of the Internet, and increasingly sophisticated attacks expose the personal information, payments [...]
There’s more to the ’80s and ’90s than the decline of disco and the birth of grunge and techno-pop music. Those who were born in those years have come of age during a short period defined by the Internet, a transformative mobile/digital revolution, and the Great Recession of the late 2000s, and these millennials are [...]
There’s no denying it: we’ve all become addicted to personalized, immediate, and friction-free experiences via our favorite channel. And that has created the new competitive landscape in financial services. Our expectations have been fueled by rapid technology adoption and our experiences with the likes of Apple, Facebook, and Amazon.
FinTechs thrive by offering a better alternative to traditional financial institutions. They reduce the friction that consumers often experience in dealing with financial institutions, lower the costs, and engage consumers with a better, more personalized customer experience in digital and mobile channels. Yet they still face the same challenges as any business: a highly focused [...]
Services that protect consumers from identity theft and fraud are expected to skyrocket in 2019, according to a new report by Fact.MR. In 2018, nearly 1,000 data breaches have exposed the personal data of more than 47 million consumers, including 1.7 million records hacked at banking, credit and financial institutions. During 2017, a total of 16.7 million consumers were [...]
The turn of the new year traditionally means buying a new calendar, starting a new diet and hunting for a new job, but for 2019 there's something else new – a new credit score that can help millions of Americans increase their access to loans, credit cards, and other financial products. Overview It's called, UltraFICO. It's a [...]
Aside from baking the perfect, Instagram-worthy pie and keeping their relatives from roasting each other over politics while passing the potatoes, your customers face many more important hurdles, challenges, and frustrations during the holiday season. The list-topper: their finances.