Banks

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services A Pagan Credit Union Proves Banking Can Legitimize Communities

The startup credit union hopes to empower its community with cooperative funding that takes alternative spiritual practices seriously

Case Study How This Banking Startup Is Empowering The Black Community

GRIND Banking, launched earlier this year, is a black-owned bank that focuses on the financial needs of the African-American community

Brand Activation & Immersion Why A Fintech Startup Reopened A Beloved San Francisco Restaurant

PSFK sits down with the co-founder of Brex, a corporate credit card company that renovated South Park Cafe in San Francisco, about bringing its mission to help startups to life with a business x food hybrid space

Innovation Apple's New Digital Credit Card Puts Consumer Security First

The tech giant is now venturing into banking with the Apple Card, an online-first credit card that's available to all of its U.S. users

Design ING Bank Introduces Branch Designs Meant To Feel Like Coming Home

The financial giant unveiled new branches in Spain, the Netherlands and Belgium that are designed to provide customers with the comforts of home, including living room-like waiting areas and places for kids to play

Loyalty & Membership Banking Customers Can Now Open An Account Using Just A Selfie

With the power of facial recognition AI software, bank NatWest allows its customers to open a bank account by snapping a picture

Fashion & Apparel Sezzle Reworks Shopper Credit & Purchasing

Sezzle's "buy now, pay later" solution promotes financial responsibility among younger consumers, empowering them to meet immediate purchasing needs without using credit.

Gen Z PSFK Visits Credit Karma's Millennial-Bent Popup, A One-Stop-Shop For Financial Wellness

The personal finance platform came to life at Hudson Yards in an immersive and educating experience—PSFK scoped it out spoke to VP Dana Marineau for insights on how millennials are driving the next generation of finance retail, increasingly looking for all-inclusive ecosystems

Analysis How To Build A Value Ecosystem That Shoppers Can Integrate Into Their Lives

In part two in a series of op-eds on emerging brand innovation, PSFK partner Scott Lachut on how brands like Volvo and Chase are creating a bundle of services that will encourage shoppers to integrate brands into their busy schedules

Retail Online Shoppers Can Get Back Their Sales Tax With B&H Credit Card

Released through Synchrony Bank, B&H's Payboo credit card automatically applies a cash-back reward equivalent to the sales tax on all purchases shipped to eligible states

Technology 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

Transactions & Payments Amazon Pay Comes To More Ecomms Through WorldPay Partnership

The etailer is working with the payment processing platform to put Amazon Pay in the checkouts of many more online retailers, eventually hoping to link with Alexa and other channels

Interview 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

Baby Boomers Interview: Why A Finance Management Platform Prioritizes Flexibility For Today's Active Retirees

Kindur VP of design & experience speaks to PSFK about how the digital platform works to increase transparency and accessibility when it comes to managing modern finances, designing user experiences in accordance with the behavior of today’s retirees to better meet their needs