If you have a phone, you’re familiar with all the different technology offerings to share payments, buy food, pay bills, etc. There’s so much we can do with our phones these days that you almost don’t need a computer anymore (almost). What about your bank account? Up until a few years ago the thought of mobile banking was just that, a thought. In true millennial fashion, you’re breaking barriers and demanding new options when it comes to mobile banking. Enter Varo.
On This Podcast Episode:
I’ve been on the lookout for a mobile bank that could really meet my needs, so I’ve decided to interview a few and see what they’re all about so we could make some educated decisions about where to keep our money.
On this episode, we’re talking with Colin Walsh, CEO or Varo, which offers customers a different way to bank (and a cool spot where you can request an option to be added to their bank accounts).
Colin Walsh is the CEO and Co-Founder of Varo. Colin founded Varo with a specific vision: to be an indispensable financial guide for customers, with a full suite of banking and financial products. Colin has more than 25 years of experience in all areas of consumer banking at large global financial institutions, so he is perfectly positioned to do this.
Varo Money, Inc. (“Varo”), is a digital banking app for the millions of ambitious, responsible millennials who are hands-off with their money and want a bank that’s going to work for them. Varo is building a mobile banking experience that helps customers cover their expenses, pay their bills, and build their wealth over time—so they can stop worrying about money and go live their lives.
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Shannah Compton Game is a Money Wellness expert, host of the to-rated Millennial Money podcast, and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER with an MBA. Millennial Money has over 15 million downloads in 164 countries. Shannah’s years of experience as a skilled Certified Financial Planner have set her on a mission to revolutionize how people think, act, and feel about their finances…and have some fun doing so.