New Payday Apps Help Workers Access Funds Quickly

New apps allow workers of Uber, McDonalds and Bloomin Brands to spend the money they have earned in close to real time; the Instant Financial App for example notifies users each morning is they want to deposit about half of their previous days earnings on a debit card; workers use the app for free while businesses are charged a fee; the app has seen benefits and drawbacks, accessing earnings quickly has increased productivity but it also has the potential to reduce the chances of saving money. Source.

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