Zopa, which was the world’s first peer-to-peer lender, has announced their intention to launch a “next-generation” bank.
New bank Monzo has continued its development with a range of new features, including a way to pay friends and a new security feature for when travelling abroad, among other additions.
Keeping track of your finances can be difficult and time consuming. There are loads of expense tracking apps available which can help though, and a new app, aims to stand out from the crowd thanks to the ease at which it lets you add expenses.
Leetchi.com is a money collection platform that allows anyone to create a ‘money pot’ and invite others to help finance projects such as group gifts for birthdays, baby showers and co-workers, as well as fundraising for projects, charities and events.
New digital-only banks seeking to break into the UK market will find the acquisition of customers a slow and challenging process, as consumers remain unconvinced that pure digital banks offer significant benefits over traditional rivals.
Chip is the new “millennial-friendly” automatic savings app which claims to be the first of its kind to focus on young people’s greatest challenge: saving.
RetireEasy is a new pension dashboard and retirement planning tool which aims to fill the space left following the closure of Royal London’s Money Manager service, which we reported on at the start of September.
Up until a few years ago, dashcams only seemed to be the preserve of footage from foreign car crashes. But there’s a growing number of them appearing in UK cars, and you may now be able to save money on your car insurance by installing your own dashcam.
So, if you haven’t managed to sell your new fiver for a fifty thousand pounds, nor managed to destroy it in some random way, other than spending it, what else can you do with it?
The folks at Monzo have been busy, announcing the integration with iOS’s Siri assistant and launching the Android version of their app in the past few days.