PayActiv, which as the first EWA provider began an EWA program about 13 years ago, partners with employers to offer their employees EWA.  We first discuss what EWA is, the structure of the employer model used by PayActiv and other EWA providers, and how employers participate in and employees access their wages in the employer model. … Continue Reading

Since the California Consumer Financial Protection Law (CCFPL) became effective on January 1, the state’s Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) has wasted no time in asserting its expanded jurisdiction over consumer financial services providers.  (The DFPI is the new name given to the state’s Department of Business Oversight (DBO) by the CCFPL.)… Continue Reading