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The Top 5 Aussie Fintech Apps For 2020
Despite Covid-related woes affecting all of us in 2020, the FinTech industry has shown remarkable resilience.Boosted by e-commerce, online or app-based banking, and increased attention on saving & investing, many FinTech apps, in particular, have gone from strength to strength.Here are five (plus a couple of bonus apps) that have fared well at sea in 2020, plus a retrospective look at the 2019 list.https://superfitdad.medium.com/the-top-5-finance-apps-you-need-on-your-phone-in-2020-ef86e691c202
5 January 2021 by Ben Ford
 
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Neobanks need to focus on both sides of the balance sheet to be profitable
App-based digital banks, known as neobanks, emerged in Australia in 2018. Major players include Judo Bank, 86 400, Up Bank and Volt.Neobanks that have been able to become profitable have focused on both sides of the balance sheet – growing customers and loan books simultaneously.Neobank Xinja has exited banking in Australia to focus on its US share trading platform.Xinja was marketed to Millennials, offering high interest deposit accounts and glow-in-the-dark bank cards but has been unable to launch loan products to offset the cash burn.https://www.smh.com.au/business/banking-and-finance/neobank-xinja-to-close-accounts-return-banking-licence-20201216-p56nw3.html
17 December 2020 by Ben Ford
 
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Money Management In The FinTech Era - PFM 3.0 & Beyond
Managing your money in 2020 is hard.Keeping tabs on various bank, superannuation, investment & loyalty accounts can require th
19 November 2020 by Ben Ford
 
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The FinTech Oscars?
Like all sectors, 2020 has hit FinTech hard. There have been some casualties along the way, but the quality of many industry
1 November 2020 by Ben Ford
 
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Douugh #2 - The Update
After a stellar but steady start to life as a listed company on the ASX, next-gen neobank Douugh, has been on a tear over the past
22 October 2020 by Ben Ford
 
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Douugh...Nuts Or Cakewalk?
Fintech Douugh marked its debut on the ASX with a stellar day's trading, closing at just under 7 cents per share, double its
6 October 2020 by Ben Ford
 
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