Lawmakers Share The Importance of Credit and Financial Literacy

Financial literacy and financial wellness are two critical factors to learn regarding finances. Education in both of these spaces plays an essential role in credit scores and creditworthiness.  According to The Hill, lawmakers share that people need financial literacy to improve their credit. The lawmakers also highlight that helping younger generations start financial literacy programs to maintain […]

Financial Fitness Group Board Member, Tricia Rothschild Speaks with Yahoo Finance

Financial Fitness Group Board Member and Apex Clearing’s President, Tricia Rothschild, spoke with Akiko Fujita and Emily McCormick on Yahoo Finance Live, discussing trends shown in millennial investors at Apex Clearing, as well as interests in IPOs in 2020 and SPACs in 2021. “People are taking their investing into their own hands and certainly technology as well […]

Financial Fitness Group is Selected as a Top Shortlister Vendor

Financial Fitness Group is happy to announce we have been selected as a Shortlister Top Vendor for Q1 2021 for the following categories: Financial Coaching  Financial Coaching Tools Financial Education  Financial Wellness Programs We are thrilled to see what Q1 has in store, as well as for 2021.

5 Ways to Have a Successful Financial Year in 2021

With the start of the New Year, it’s prevalent to make resolutions to hit in 2021. Many create New Year’s resolutions revolving around their finances, including creating a budget or paying a specific amount for a debt owed. Here are five ways to decrease bad financial behavior and increase the actions taken to have a […]

Managing Your Holiday Spending and Reducing Stress

The holidays are a stressful time of the year for many peoples. Factors such as financial pressure and spending can cause stress and anxiety. Gifts, traveling, food, decorations, and more are significant reasons why the financial strain is becoming more common. On average, Americans are expected to spend $998 in 2020 during the holiday season […]

How Financial Institutions Can Help Customers with Financial Stress Gain a Peace of Mind

The Coronavirus pandemic has created financial stress for many this year, where Americans faced financial difficulties. These difficulties were especially problematic for millennials coming from unemployment. Millennials have fewer savings than other groups, such as baby boomers, and were concerned about ongoing debt and financial obligations. Financial institutions can help these individuals relieve stress, according […]

4 Trends to Watch in 2021 for the Financial Services Industry

During 2020, most financial institutions were forced to make a massive digital shift to better supply their customers due to the Coronavirus. Customers were no longer able to bank in person or handle their financial situations in person. As 2021 is quickly approaching, digital is the theme for this upcoming year. The digital experience will […]

Insights on Big Data in 2020 for the Financial Services Industry

“Big Data” collects and analyzes large and complex sets of data. According to IBM, in 2015, 90% of data has been created in the last two years. The financial services industry utilizes the most data in the global economy. This data comes from banks entering large amounts of consumer data daily, including general transactions, ATM transactions, and more. […]