Google to offer Checking Accounts to spy on your spending

Google will soon offer checking accounts to consumers, becoming the latest Silicon Valley heavyweight to push into finance.

The project, code-named Cache, is expected to launch next year with accounts run by Citigroup Inc. and a credit union at Stanford University, a tiny lender in Google’s backyard.

Wall Street Journal

Recall this story from last year about how Google and MasterCard secretly cut a deal to tie your card data to your Google account.

Read more at the Wall Street Journal

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