DES MOINES—It’s been a busy week for Social Money.

Earlier this week, the financial services technology company announced CoreSaver, an end-to-end digital banking solution for credit unions and community banks.

Now the West Des Moines-based company has announced a partnership with The Members Group (TMG), a Des Moines-based financial services company that provides payments processing solutions.

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Extending the reach of its goal-based online saving bank, SmartyPig today will introduce OneClick, a feature that lets users start saving for a product on any ecommerce website.

Whether it’s saving for a television on Amazon or a treadmill on Walmart.com, SmartyPig no longer requires its users to return to its website to start a new goal. …

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(Guest post by Michael Ferrari.) Sure the idea was mine, but to bring my idea to life, I needed help. This may or may not hold true for everyone starting a company. And more power to you, if you can design, build and launch your product on your own. Aaron Patzer, founder of Mint.com, once told me that he basically locked himself in a room for months and coded the first rev of Mint all by himself. God bless him. But if you aren’t a programmer (like me), chances are you won’t get far with your idea until you bring on some help. Be it a business partner, outsourcing or hiring. I’m a firm believer that if you want to be taken seriously with a product, especially an online financial product where people will be entrusting you with their money, branding and design …

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Published Tuesdays and Fridays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News.

If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any …

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Published Tuesdays and Fridays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News.

If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of our coverage …

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Social Money Systems, the recently introduced new parent company of SmartyPig, today announced the opening of an office in Chandigarh, India. The office, which is the company’s first outside its West Des Moines headquarters, will hold four employees, Social Money co-founder Mike Ferrari said last week.

The news comes on the heels of Social Money’s GoalSaver announcement …

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Not one but two Mikes joined us this week on PrairieCast. Mike Colwell, director of the Business Innovation Zone in Des Moines and Mike Ferrari, co-founder of SmartyPig (now Social Money Systems) both sit in to discuss the big news that broke early on show day, Dwolla’s $5M Series B raise, as well as the recent news from SmartyPig including a name change …

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Published Tuesday and Thursday (one day late this week), Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News.

If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of …

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SmartyPig, an online social savings platform, today announced a pair of big changes. The Des Moines-based company will go by a new name, Social Money Systems. It also will offer a new product, GoalSaver, which is a customizable, social savings, transaction-focused platform for banks that utilizes a bank’s brand and regulatory and compliance systems to create what the company calls …

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