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Mobile bank Chime picks up credit score improvement service Pinch in all-stock deal

Chime, the no-fees mobile bank valued at $500 million as of its last round, has put some of its funds to use with its first…

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Payday startups are increasing access to wages, but is “make any day payday” the right choice?

Kristen Berman Contributor Kristen Berman is a co-founder of Duke’s Common Cents Lab with Professor Dan Ariely. Common Cents is generously supported by MetLife Foundation….

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The dramatic rise and fall of online P2P lending in China

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. When Emily Zhang was interning with a peer-to-peer (P2P)…

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Months after the Equifax data breach, People are taking Equifax to small claims court and winning

Months after the Equifax data breach, consumers are taking the Atlanta-based company to small claims court — and winning. To be clear, these are aren’t…

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Prime Money Market Funds’ Credit Quality Improves As Interest Rates Rise

It looks as if investors decided to take a more risk-on approach during December against the backdrop of steadily rising markets according to a new…

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FinanceAttitude 10 Common Credit Card Fees That You Can Avoid

November 27, 2017 /Lydia Wanjiru/ — via FinanceAttitude.com | Do you have a credit card? Well, Americans owe over $1 trillion in credit card debts according to…

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