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Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Zero On Designing A Debit-Style Credit Card Around Younger Consumers' Needs

Zero combines a credit card and checking account in one place, providing consumers benefits like a line of credit and cash back while keeping them accountable and pioneering the next generation of mobile banking with a streamlined, design-led user experience

Brand Activation & Immersion 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 Interview: How Rally Rd. Is Reinventing Car Investment For A Sharing Economy

The auto investment platform's co-founder Rob Petrozzo speaks to PSFK about investment equity where it concerns classic cars and other high-ticket items, as well as why the future car experience will be about sharing, not owning

Automotive Interview: How Carvana Is Bringing The Entire Car-Buying Experience Online With Its Vertically Integrated Platform

This ecommerce retailer is helping the automotive category move online, solving for issues like financing, test drives and more for today's digital audience

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

Loyalty & Membership 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

Retail Gubagoo Platform Connects Auto Dealers With Customers Via Livestream, Chat And More

The conversational commerce platform is a digital solution built on live-chat and video streaming for a simpler auto buying experience, connecting shoppers with experts for direct info and advice

Features How TurboTax Is Rebranding To Meet The Demands Of Millennials—While Keeping Existing Customers Happy

Taking millennial consumer trends and needs into account, personal finance platform TurboTax has revamped the brand’s design and expanded its service offerings

Technology Payment Platform Allows Small Businesses To Offer Installment Agreements

Software from Square aims to help smaller brands compete with big-box retailers who offer the increasingly popular payment form for smaller items

Fashion & Apparel Fintech Company Caters To Installment Payment Trend By Supplying Micro-Loans

Responding to the trend among millennials in China of backing everyday expenses with micro-loans, China-based company Lexin Fintech specializes in enabling installment payments for smaller purchases like meals and entertainment

Shopper Education & Assistance BMW Partners With Blockchain Startup To Increase Lending Options For Car Buyers

Blockchain service Bloom offers a more secure assessment of credit worthiness and the ability to obtain loans from both traditional and digital currency lenders, helping the auto brand increase flexibility for customers

Transactions & Payments Chase Will Gamify Banking To Encourage Customers To Improve Their Credit

The bank is looking for new ways to incentivize customers to improve their financial health, as well as differentiate itself in a competitive market, offering rewards like mortgage reductions

Retail Furniture Maker Pays Customers For Used Pieces To Fight Throwaway Culture

A Chicago-based company launched a program to reduce waste and create a new business stream by repurchasing old pieces bought from them and offering the previous owners store credit in return