The Financial Gym sets its members up with personal trainers and clearly defines plans to get their relationship with money back on track. In the wake of the pandemic, its approach is more relevant than ever.
Have frictionless payments gone too far? Are women finally set to get targeted financial advice? And will investments’ eco-credentials trump potential returns? In this part of the 2021 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about how people are redefining their relationships with money.
The financial inequalities faced by women in America aren’t limited to a pay gap. Traditional gender expectations and a lack of tailored services mean that they’re also less prepared for retirement than men. So, how can women be encouraged to build a nest egg as they move through life?
In the US, the pandemic and accompanying recession have put millions out of work. Faced with a convoluted benefits application system, the hardship of unemployment, and growing self-reliance, laid-off workers are turning to online communities for crowdsourced support.
To make managing their money easier for Americans, the Dave app links with existing bank accounts and aims to keep people in the black by notifying them when they’re about to go into overdraft. It also breaks down anticipated ingoings and outgoings, giving users an easy way to budget.