payments

Discerning Healthcare Consumers are Searching for New Payment Options

Healthcare often lags behind other industries, but now more providers are accelerating their own digital transformations, including how they collect and manage payment for services.

Fintech in 2022: CBDCs, Superapps, and Regulation

Regulation is coming, the West's superapp quest will continue, CBDCs are coming soon, and more fintech predictions for the year.

We Need Digital Money For the Global Economy to Thrive

I’m a payments innovator who has worked for a large global bank for nearly 20 years. Here's why I believe in stablecoins.

Cruising the Payments Swingles Bar

As holiday shopping season hits us, the payments space is starting to feel like a bar at closing time: a lot of sudden pairings that may not make sense in the morning. Plus, the gritty...

Hey, Little Spender: Fintech Stalks 20 Million American Teens

Fintech companies around the globe are hatching more ways to capture cash from teens. Even nonparents should be concerned. Plus, why small businesses now love their banks.

Exclusive FIN Interview With Square Cofounder Jim McKelvey

FIN editor James Ledbetter sat down with Square cofounder Jim McKelvey (in-person!) at our recent Accelerate Finance event. Here's what he had to say.

Why Big Company Fintech Innovation Is So Hard

Google and Santander both pulled back on major fintech plans this week. The short lives of these megaprojects provide a lesson in why it is so hard for big multinational institutions to truly innovate. Plus,...

Does the Buy Now, Pay Later Wildfire Make Sense?

Like a barely contained wildfire, the Buy Now, Pay Later sector has been blazing across acres, bringing white-hot valuations and eye-watering acquisitions—and it’s happening worldwide.

Fintech Is Winning With Black Americans. Why Isn’t That a Media Story?

Black consumers and Black-owned businesses use fintech companies disproportionately higher than their overall population numbers would predict. Plus, the pay-me-now revolution is here.

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