Jen Wieczner, Fortune

Jen Wieczner


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Jen:

Credit Karma customers report problems withdrawing money from new savings accounts

Companies and customers are learning the difference between banks and startup challengers, as Credit Karma becomes the latest fintech to experience snafus upon entering banking services. → Read More

From SoFi Scandal to Blockchain Unicorn: Cryptocurrency’s Forgiveness of Sexual Misdeeds

Mike Cagney left SoFi under a dark cloud. Now he has found a welcoming home in blockchain, where insensitivity to women is an accepted norm, but he's trying to do better this time. → Read More

When Stocks Are So Expensive, Even Facebook and Warren Buffett Won’t Pay

Facebook and Berkshire Hathaway both lost out in the race to acquire some of tech's biggest targets. → Read More

OECD: Taxes on 'Digital Companies' Are Coming

Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will likely have to pay more taxes in Europe and elsewhere, said Angel Gurría, secretary-general of the OECD, at the Fortune Global Forum. → Read More

Knocking Down Walls at Goldman Sachs: Can CEO David Solomon Get the Storied Bank to Grow Again?

One year into his tenure, the bank’s new leader is bulldozing the old ways of doing business. → Read More

The Apple Card's Algorithm Goes Both Ways on Women's Credit Limits

A Twitter firestorm led to a formal investigation of the hot new financial product. → Read More

WeWork, Theranos Scandals Haunt Female Startup CEOs

Women-led startups struggle to distance themselves from Theranos, WeWork and other startups that have stumbled. → Read More

Credit Karma Is Launching a Savings Account. But 'High Yield' Is Relative

Credit Karma is the latest fintech firm to launch a high-yield savings account. But with the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates, high-yield savings rates are harder to find. → Read More

Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, and the U.S. Women's Soccer Team Encourage Other Women to Fight for Equal Pay

Fresh off a victory in the World Cup, the U.S. Women's National Team is seizing the moment to fight for pay equity in team sports. → Read More

Gold Should Be More Like Cryptocurrency, Says Barrick Gold COO—The Ledger

Catherine Raw acknowledges gold is losing its appeal among younger investors. She wants to fix that. → Read More

Reality-TV Born Startup Clearbanc Raises $300 Million to Help Companies Buy Instagram Ads

Clearbanc grew out of 'Dragons' Den,' Canada's version of 'Shark Tank.' It's investing $1 billion this year to fund other companies' Facebook and Instagram ads. → Read More

Look Out Crypto Land, Here Comes the IRS—The Ledger

Where finance and technology intersect. → Read More

Financial Data Privacy? Consumers 'Could Care Less'—The Ledger

Where finance and technology intersect. → Read More

Why Away Doesn't Sell Luggage on Amazon

Away's co-founder says one of the travel luggage company's best decisions was not selling its suitcases on Amazon. → Read More

Verizon: U.S. Privacy Laws Needed with 5G

Verizon was the first to launch 5G in the U.S. this spring. Now, the CEO of Verizon Media Group is calling on the U.S. government to regulate privacy. → Read More

Can Blockchain Build a Better Bank? Experts Weigh In

Here's what a selection of entrepreneurs and executives had to say about cryptocurrency technology and regulation on a roundtable at Fortune's inaugural Brainstorm Finance conference in Montauk, N.Y. → Read More

Fintech Trends 2020: Project Libra, Amazon Banking, Millennials

The top fintech and cryptocurrency trends for 2020—from Facebook's Project Libra to rising millennial net worths—as predicted by executives from Amazon, Bank of America, Citi and others at Fortune Brainstorm Finance. → Read More

Disrupting the Dollar, Gold vs Bitcoin, Marvelous Montauk—The Ledger

At Fortune's Brainstorm Finance summit executives asked whether new tech, notably cryptocurrency, will end the dominance of the U.S. dollar. → Read More

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Ambitions Provoke Heated Debate—The Ledger

Bitcoin fans and tech stock analysts are divided over Facebook's "Project Libra" cryptocurrency plan. Here's what everyone is saying. → Read More

Mastercard Plans to Put Cash Out of Business

Mastercard's biggest competitor today isn't Visa—it's cash. Now the credit card giant is rolling out QR codes and more ways to pay globally. → Read More