Increasing the focus on solutions to help customers build credit and save, Self Lender rebrands as Self Financial and incorporates as Self Financial, Inc.
JUNE 19, 2019 | PR NEWSWIRE
Self Financial is one of the global winners of the Inclusive Fintech 50 in the category of credit. The competition was organized by MetLife Foundation and Visa Inc., with global nonprofit Accion and World Bank Group member IFC.
MAY 23, 2019 | FOX BUSINESS
More than half of workers surveyed felt they weren't fairly compensated. This is just one of several areas for employers to optimize for employee retention.
Atlantic Capital provides innovative financial technology companies a banking partner that has significant operational expertise and processing scale to meet the demands of a rapidly growing national client base.
At participating employers nationally, workers will be able to seamlessly access Self's credit building and savings product as part of their Trusted Advisor Financial Action Plan, with guidance from their Neighborhood Trust Financial Counselor.
JULY 11, 2018 | NAV.COM
Strong personal and business credit scores can help small business owners qualify for better financing which, in turn, can help them grow their business.
Self Financial talks 2018 account growth, an expanding team, and introduces a veteran CMO.
MARCH 28, 2018 | BADCREDIT.ORG
Establishing or rebuilding a good credit score can be tricky, especially if you’re on a tight budget. Self Lender offers an alternative way to improve your credit while accruing personal savings.
FEBRUARY 26, 2018 | CARDRATES.COM
Consumers with bad or no credit histories were traditionally relegated to high-fee loans or credit cards that provided minimal help to their credit-building journey. Fintech companies are creating products with lower fees & greater impact on credit scores.
Lourdes Matute of Chicago, who’s entering her senior year at the University of California, Berkeley, has won Self's $1,000 Scholarship for Aspiring Entrepreneurs.
MAY 11, 2017 | AMERICAN BANKER
Self Lender is making their marks on the savings app space by providing incentives to users to manage their money wisely.
MAY 13, 2017 | NEWSWEEK
Startups like EarnUp and Self Lender work to help consumers with financial questions and planning while also protecting them by working with regulators.
JULY 19, 2017 | BUILTIN
Self Lender, an Austin fintech startup, secures $5 million series A financing.
OCTOBER 7, 2016 | ABC NEWS
Today, it's possible to build a good credit score in a year without a big chunk of cash upfront or a large debt at the end. You can make yourself look better to lenders while keeping more money in your pocket. Here's how to do it right.
OCTOBER 10, 2016 | THE COLLEGE INVESTOR
A Credit Builder Account is a low cost loan that you essentially make to yourself that allows you to build savings and your credit. Even better, Self Lender does not require a credit check. But before you open a loan, these are the things you should know.
OCTOBER 5, 2016 | AMERICAN BANKER
The 20 startups selected for this year's FinTech Forward Companies to Watch are helping banks replicate, and in some cases enhance, the close bonds they often share with their customers in person through digital channels.
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 | SUPERMONEY
Self Lender offers a fix to a serious problem in our credit system. If lenders don’t give your loan applications a second look because of your limited credit history, you know what I mean.
JUNE 13, 2016 | BLOOMBERG
With credit-builder loans, you're basically borrowing from yourself to build a credit history. An Austin startup, Self Lender.com, launched its version in March, in partnership with Austin Capital Bank.
JUNE 3, 2016 | CONSUMER AFFAIRS
between paychecks, and the payday lenders know the consumers will not be able to pay back the loan," said James Garvey, co-founder and CEO of the start-up Self Lender.
MARCH 17, 2016 | NERDWALLET
If you have no credit or — worse — bad credit, establishing good credit can seem impossible, because no one will approve you for a card or loan. A credit-builder loan, like the ones offered by Self Lender, offers consumers a chance to build credit.
MARCH 10, 2016 | CREDIT.COM
Without a credit score, prospective borrowers may have a hard time buying a home, a car or getting a credit card. But one Austin-based startup says it can make it much easier for consumers to establish creditworthiness.
JUNE 19, 2015 | AMERICAN BANKER
Austin Capital Bank, a $71.4 million-asset institution based in Texas, will originate loans for a new online consumer lending platform called Self Lender.
JUNE 17, 2015 | FINEXTRA
Self Lender, Inc., a financial technology start-up that helps consumers establish credit history and gain access to mainstream financial products, has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Austin Capital Bank.
MARCH 24, 2015 | XCONOMY
Techstars posted the names of the 10 companies yesterday that will participate in its three-month intensive boot camp from now through June, culminating in demo day presentations on June 17.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 | THE STREET
For young adults just starting out, or recent immigrants with solid incomes but no credit files, it can be a barrier to a better life. Perhaps the solution is to do it yourself.
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 | TECHCRUNCH
Today at the Disrupt Startup Battlefield, Self Lender launched its consumer finance service to help people with limited credit history build credit, as well as assist people with weaker credit profiles boost their scores.