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How Embedded Finance Will Disrupt Traditional Financial Services Brands
As consumers experience the ease of payments embedded in their brand experiences, they’ll wonder why their banks make transactions so hard, writes Morning Consult financial services analyst Charlotte Principato
Biden Has Pinned Inflation on Large Businesses, and Over Half of Voters Seem to Agree
But nearly 3 in 5 voters still blame Biden’s policies for rising prices
Most Voters of All Parties Support Congressional Stock Trading Restrictions
More than 3 in 5 voters back a ban on stock trading for lawmakers, including 69% of Democrats and 58% of Republicans
Consumers’ 2021 Financial Progress Was Hard Fought. 2022 Will Require More Support From Banks
Morning Consult financial services analyst Charlotte Principato examines what impeded consumers’ progress toward financial goals over the second half of the year
Economists Say 2022 Is the Year of Inflation. Can the Public and Policymakers Get on the Same Page?
From politics to markets, there’s an expectation from economists that inflation will continue to echo throughout the country next year
Morning Consult’s Most-Read Stories of 2021
White House upheaval, COVID-19 vaccines and stimulus debates dominated the year in data journalism
Millennial Voters Are Most Likely to Back Total Federal Student Loan Forgiveness for All Americans
Nearly half of baby boomers and half of Republicans say the U.S. government shouldn’t forgive student loan debt at all
Voters Are Divided Over One-Year Extension of Expanded Child Tax Credit
47% of voters say the child tax credit should be expanded for a year, as prescribed by the Build Back Better Act, while 42% disagree
Black Innovators Did Some of the Earliest Work in Cryptocurrency. What Happens Now That It’s Mainstream?
As huge sums of lobbying funds and interest from traditional financial firms pour into the crypto space, early Black influencers are worried that their communities could be taken advantage of
Crypto Is Getting Increasingly Political in Washington. The Rest of the Country Isn’t as Polarized
About 1 in 5 U.S. adults believe there’s not enough regulation on cryptocurrency, while the majority of the public still isn’t sure what to think about the oversight of digital assets