Financial Services

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Ibotta provides users with additional savings through reward-based mobile payment

Cashback app Ibotta added a payment feature to provide users with additional savings through reward-based mobile payment. Customers sign up with their credit cards and choose the "Pay With Ibotta" option for any of the 30 participating retailers, including The Home Depot. They are then presented with a QR-code to be shown at checkout to receive rewards for their entire purchase.

Features Op-Ed: How Financial Services Can Enable Trust By Building Relationships Beyond The Transaction

Author Shannon McLay makes the case for taking an old-school approach to an increasingly automated financial service industry, building the trust millennials consumers want with community and personalization

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

Fashion & Apparel 'Pay Later' Startup Klarna's London Popup Invites Members To Shop Digital-First Brands

The digital banking service is hosting an experiential popup in the U.K. capital's Covent Garden, inviting members to shop merch from digital-first brands like ASOS, Swoon and more

Food & Beverage 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

Interview 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

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

Retail 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

Shopper Marketing & Promotion 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

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