3 Industries that can benefit from alternative credit data
Jan 24, 2018 MicroBilt News
Although alternative credit remains a murky, unfamiliar concept to some, its adoption is slowly but steadily spreading. Some sectors may be particularly well-positioned to benefit from its use, and businesses under those umbrellas should consider adopting them if they haven't yet done so.
Net neutrality: What it is and what its repeal means to consumers
Jan 19, 2018 Philip Burgess
With net neutrality no longer the law of the land, tabled by the Federal Communications Commission, some consumers are worried that their internet bills will cost more
Infographic: The Biggest Myths About the Underbanked
Jan 18, 2018 MicroBilt News
Just under 30 percent of U.S. households are underbanked or unbanked, according to the FDIC. What these terms mean has been up for debate and subject to misconceptions. Let's look at some of the most pernicious myths regarding underbanked Americans and debunk them.
Average American owes $16K in credit card debt
Jan 16, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski
The typical U.S. household owes roughly $16,000 in payments on their credit cards, based on recent data crunched by NerdWallet.
Financial literacy: Many Americans lack it
Jan 08, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski
It isn't just the unbanked and underbanked whose financial literacy may be lacking; the same can be said for much of the nation's citizens - banked or otherwise.