As part of an effort to entice and retain its drivers, Uber is planning to offer them banking services.
According to a report by Quartz, the ride-share start-up's new plan would allow drivers to register for a bank account or prepaid card at the start of their employment with Uber. This would allow drivers to get paid the same day they work as opposed to the current weekly policy. Additionally, the plan, which is still in its early stages, could potentially offer cash-back discounts, merchant offers and the ability to send money internationally.
Uber has reached out to potential partners to handle the banking process itself, according to documents reviewed by Quartz.