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What Customers Would Want from a Mobile-Only Bank

With FinTech companies and services becoming a regular part of our lives, those who would have never considered using an internet exclusive bank now find themselves signing up for accounts. This is not only because of technological advances that reduce the need for customers to visit physical banking branches but also...

The Rise of Retailer-Specific Mobile Payment Solutions 8

While retailers are still in the process of transitioning to EMV chip card readers, mobile payments continue to increase thanks to the roll-outs of Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay. However over the past few months a new trend in mobile payments has emerged: retailer specific payment solutions. So far...

Square Working to Speed Up EMV Chip Card Payments 2

There’s a big problem that has come to light as America adopts EMV cards: they’re painfully slow. Because of the complexity involved with chip card payments, including generating a unique card number for each individual transaction, the entire process is noticeably and frustratingly longer than the old magnetic stripes did....

7 Finance Apps You Should Know About 5

Whether they realize it or not, millions of Americans now utilize FinTech on a daily basis. This is mainly thanks to growing popularity of budgeting, investing, and savings apps available both online and for mobile devices. Still, while a few have cracked their way into the mainstream, others aren't getting...

Report Says Banking Bots May Have to Wait 3

Earlier this year Facebook Messenger announced that chatbots would be coming to their popular app. Ever since then chatbots have been the talk of the town as brands, publishers, and many others have introduced bots that can do everything from providing you with breaking news to ordering a pizza. As...

FinTech Companies Featured on "60 Minutes"

We've known for a while now that FinTech was headed for the mainstream but it doesn't get more mainstream than Sunday night on one of the big four television networks. That's exactly where the industry recently found itself as a segment aired on CBS's 60 Minutes featuring Patrick and John Collison of...

Could Mobile Banking Apps Begin to Charge? 2

There's no doubt that online banking and mobile apps have changed the way consumers manage their money. Not only can users now move money or make payments but can also deposit checks just by taking a photo on their phone, saving them a trip to the bank or the ATM....