Share financial data with care

A Consumer Action Project

Being security savvy is the best way to keep your financial data safe—so here’s what you need to know!

Share Financial Data with Care (Policy Briefing)

User-permissioned access and FinTech apps

Consumer groups and the financial industry are aligned and working together on data privacy standards to help make FinTech app use safer, give consumers more control over their data, and educate consumers on the safe use of apps.

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Fact Sheets

What you need to know about how FinTech apps work

What you need to know about how FinTech apps work

Learn how FinTech apps work and how to protect your personal and account information while using them. (English available; other languages coming soon!)  

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Privacy and security when using FinTech apps

Privacy and security when using FinTech apps

Some simple but effective steps to take when choosing and using FinTech apps. (English available; other languages coming soon!)  

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Webinars and Videos

Share Financial Data with Care (Policy Briefing)

Consumer groups and the financial industry are aligned and working together on data privacy standards to help make FinTech app use safer, give consumers more control over their data, and educate consumers on the safe use of apps. The topics discussed…

Share Financial Data with Care (Webinar)

This free webinar addresses FinTech app data practices and how to protect your privacy when using these digital tools. Expert speakers discuss resources consumers can employ to ensure that their financial information is protected when they use financial technology applications to…

Stay security savvy: Share financial data with care

Financial technology—FinTech—makes it possible to accomplish all sorts of useful financial tasks quickly and easily from a computer, smartphone or tablet. From paying a friend to updating your budget, these tools can save you time and money, and even…

Improving your financial health with FinTech

This video will introduce you to the types of FinTech tools available and how they can help you. It will also tell you what to consider when choosing an app and how to stay safe when using FinTech.

News and Resources

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FinTech savvy: Myth vs. fact: Financial data sharing

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FinTech Savvy: Frequently asked questions

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Delivering Financial Products and Services to the Unbanked and Underbanked in the United States: Challenges and Opportunities

A new report from six trade groups outlines the obstacles and their suggested solutions for…
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Why screen scraping still rules the roost on data connectivity

FinLedger, a fintech-focused media brand for financial services professionals, featured this story on March 10,…
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Consumer Survey: Financial Apps and Data Privacy

Survey found a marked disconnect between what consumers think they know about financial data collection…
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Consumer Advocate Sounds Alarm On Fintech Privacy, Data Protection

In this story in Financial Advisor online, a Consumer Action spokeswoman had advice for advisors…
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Improving your financial health with FinTech

For those who are motivated to improve their finances and dedicated to working toward their…
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