Industry

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.

Read More
post thumbnail

Cashierless Stores: Mobile Payments Wave of the Future or Temporary Fad?

While self-service cashierless stores arent exactly new, the notion of full stores, complete with full product lines, being utterly without cashier presence is a bit new.

Read More

41 Fintech Industry Statistics, Trends & Analysis

The Fintech industry describes the new technologies that seek to automate and improve the delivery of corporate financial services. At its center is the need to help consumers, business owners, and corporations manage their financial operations with greater efficiencies.

Read More

The Pink Portfolio: PayPal Has Bought Itself a Family

Introduction In May 2016, I started up the Pink Portfolio for our little girl. She was almost two years old then and she has just become five on June 11. The system is quite simple: my wife and I add 150 per month for her portfolio and buy stocks with it.

Read More
post thumbnail

Amazon Forges Financial Alliances as Bank Execs Brace for Full Invasion

Bank and credit union executives are on a full-blown Amazon watch, anxiously waiting to see if/when the ecommerce company will close in for the kill by launching its own bank or checking account (or partner with a megabank to accomplish the same goal).

Read More
post thumbnail

Visa Acquires Chargebacks Tech Firm Verifi

Visa has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Verifi, a provider of solutions to reduce chargebacks.

Read More
post thumbnail

10 Credit Card Words You Should Understand

Do you know these important credit card terms? If not, you might not understand what you’re paying to use your credit card. The world of credit cards is filled with technical-sounding terms. You’ll come across them when youre looking for a new credit card. You’ll see them in the terms and conditions of the cards […]

Read More
post thumbnail

JC Penney Is Accepting Apple Pay Again

A few months ago retailer JCPenney pulled support for Apple Pay and other contactless payment services from its stores. So it was no longer possible to pay for your purchases using your iPhone or Apple Watch. However, the retailer appears to have reversed this decision since it has started accepting Apple Pay transactions again this […]

Read More

Afterpay – Is Visa a Risk? – Damon Callaghan

Afterpays competitive differentiation underpins a sustainable business model that we expect will continue to drive its market share growth in the US. Visas recent announcement will not impact Afterpays niche market segment as its unique value proposition to consumers and merchants means its business model will continue to thrive.

Read More
post thumbnail

The Mobile Payments Market Is Now Estimated to Jump to Over US$1 Trillion in Value by 2022

Mobile payments are now thought of as a market capable of vast growth over the next 3 years. The latest figures put its worth at US348 billion now; however, this is thought to grow to 1.3 trillion in 2022.

Read More

FB Libra Exec Wants Banking Experience on Team

David Marcus, Facebook vice president of messaging products and a key developer of the social media firm’s Libra digital currency project, thinks someone with experience in government and central banking would be a great leader for the team that would oversee the currency, according to .

Read More

How Fiserv’s Purchase of First Data Helps It Tackle False Declines

An acquisition as large as Fiserv’s deal to buy First Data has lots of moving parts, but one big piece may be a new First Data product that’s designed to improve the vexing problem of payment approvals.

Read More