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Fintechs and banks creating ‘nimbility’ and financial wellness

Fintechs and banks creating 'nimbility' and financial wellness. Photo: MichaelGaida CC0 Public Domain
Written by Ron Shevlin

Ron Shevlin talks to Ryan Falvey and Rachel Schneider from CFSI about their research into what defines financial wellness.

Beyond financial inclusion, a major concern for many customers is whether they can weather financial emergencies. Until recently, banks haven’t focused on assisting their customers with financial wellness, but many banks are changing their tune. In today’s Breaking Banks, and standing in for Brett King, I talk to Ryan Falvey and Rachel Schneider from CFSI about their research into what defines financial wellness.

They also discuss their work at Finlab, a joint effort with JP Morgan that fosters startups focused on financial wellness issues. Plus, I chat to James Gardiner, CTO of Spigit, about the ‘nimbility’ and the keys to innovating inside a bank, and he in turn chats to Ian Kar from Quartz about the reasons why Dwolla was fined over its data security.

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About the author

Ron Shevlin

Ron Shevlin is director of research at Cornerstone Advisors, and a former senior analyst at Aite Group. He specializes in retail banking issues including sales and marketing technologies, customer and marketing analytics, loyalty management, P2P lending, personal financial management, social computing, online banking, customer experience and consumer behavior.

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