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Three Tips for Becoming an Open Banking Brand Genie

Historically, bank brands could count on loyal customers to support multiple product lines and revenue streams, from deposit accounts to mortgages, credit cards to retirement portfolios.

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Four Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Banking

On a recent trip to New York, I stopped by a bank on Fifth Avenue, where I was greeted by a friendly employee named Pepper. We exchanged a few pleasantries before she provided me with information on what the bank had to offer. Then she asked a few questions before pointing me to another staff […]

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The First Card for the Cannabis Industry; Amazon Launches More Cards

Columbia Care Launches First Credit Card for the Cannabis Industry Cannabis is now legal for medical use in 33 states and for recreational use in 10 states. However, the use and distribution of marijuana remains illegal at the federal level.

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4 Steps to Greater Relevance in the Digital Age

Todays customer journey is more unwieldy than ever before. Thanks to multiple channels and disparate devices, customers can make purchases, compare prices and switch to competing brandsanytime, anywhere.

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Where Blockchain Adoption by Governments and the Private Sector Stands

On June 5, leaders from government and industry will gather for the annual non-profit ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Forum in Washington, DC. A lineup of state, federal and international leaders will share insights about blockchain technology, both regarding government adoption of it and government regulation of the private sectors use of it.

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3 Payment Innovation Trends That Will Evolve E-Commerce

E-commerce is growing rapidly, with worldwide sales anticipated to be . The evolution in e-commerce can be partially credited to the developments within financial technology (fintech), such as e-wallets, new payment options, in-app purchasing, and peer-to-peer lending and payments (like Venmo and even Facebook cash).

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Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s New Apple Card

the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. What is Apple Card, the new credit card from Apple and why is it important? Not only is it a revolution in Apple design, it may just become anew central income stream for Apple services.

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American Express Revolutionizes B2B Payments: The Check Will Never Be in the Mail Again

Before I sat down and heard about the B2B payments partnership between American Express and SAP Ariba, I thought that old refrain, ‘the check’s in the mail,’ was long obsolete. Not so, but not for long if these two market leaders have their way.

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Walmart Tops Starbucks, Amazon, and Uber for Mobile App Adoption Dominance

OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FINTECH SNARK TANK According to a May 2018 article on Vox: By the end of this year, a quarter of U.S. smartphone users over the age of 14 will make an in-store mobile payment. More than 40% of them will have done so through Starbucks’s mobile payments app.

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What’s Next for Commerce in 2019?

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Consumers Credit Union and the Future of Banking

With trust in banks declining, people are looking more and more to alternate options. Credit unions are appealing to many. Consumers Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions, is leading the way with its forward thinking services.

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Fintechs Start to Feel the Pain From Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown, which is now in its second month, is having an impact on the fintech industry whether it’s from a regulatory standpoint or customer perspective.

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