Banking

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Flexa Payment Network Lets Consumers Pay For Whole Foods With Crypto

Flexa is a payment-processing network that lets shoppers pay for everyday transactions with mainstream retailers like Crate & Barrel using cryptocurrency

Analysis Interview: How This Female-Founded Company Is Applying A Fitness Membership Mindset To Financial Services

PSFK sits down with Shannon McLay, founder of the Financial Gym, for a look inside her strategy for bringing financial services to the masses and improving women's overall financial health

Design Op-Ed: Are Brick-and-Mortar Banks Missing The Millennial Boat?

Advertising mastermind and creator of the Valuegraphics Database, David Allison tells PSFK what's missing from the commercial banking experience

Features Interview: How Raise Mobile Payments Builds On Existing Infrastructure For Seamless Transactions

Raise's CEO speaks to PSFK about how the payment platform evolved from a gift card marketplace into a centralized mobile transaction experience, redefining loyalty programs as a next-gen digital wallet

Loyalty & Membership Op-Ed: Designing Financial Software To Ease Mental Taxation

As the U.S. wraps up another tax year, PSFK delivers a first-hand account from one of the experts designing consumer-facing financial experiences

Retail T-Mobile Launches Its Own Banking Service And Mobile App

The cell service provider created T-Mobile Money to act as a bank and mobile payment service for customers as a natural extension for a digital- and mobile-first audience

Gen Z E-Banking Platform Targets Gen Z With AI Finance Management

Envel's digital banking service autonomously guides account holders' income and spending in real time to help them track and build wealth

Brand Activation & Immersion Interview: How Mastercard Is Investing In A Sonic Identity To Immerse Customers In Its Brand

Mastercard chief marketing and communications officer speaks to PSFK about the company's evolution in accordance with consumer behavior, transforming its logo into a sonic-visual experience and dropping its written name to better suit today's retail environments

Shopper Education & Assistance Wells Fargo Invites Customers To Bank In Lounge-Style ATM Center

Hoping to revamp its image, the financial group is testing out Express Centers in Utah and Washington, D.C., lounge-style ATM spaces that invite customers to stay, relax and even work

Beauty Sephora Launches First Credit Card For Rewards Members

The beauty retailer's credit card debut is designed to enhance its loyalty program, offering members extra perks in addition to their beauty insider points

Consumer Goods Interview: How An Ecommerce Credit Alternative Aims To Level The Playing Field For All Customers

Financial wellness platform Zebit leverages consumer data technology in order to provide a transparent, trustworthy alternative to traditional credit card retailing, giving purchasing power to more customers regardless of credit

Automotive DoorDash Supports Employee Finances With Planning Tool

The delivery app is catering to today's gig economy by providing its delivery drivers wth a sign-up bonus that links to an Acorns investment account, aiming to increase its value as an employer

Delivery & Logistics Western Union Lets International Amazon Customers Pay With Own Currency

Customers who take advantage of the e-tailor's PayCode option can visit a local WU branch to let the financial institution make the currency exchange for them

Transactions & Payments JP Morgan Offers Customers Own Non-Volatile Cryptocurrency

The U.S. bank will regulate the JPM coin to avoid value fluctuation, ensuring a 1:1 dollar exchange as it strives to capture the growing mainstream crypto audience