Comparisons of platforms vs banks by the numbers

Chris Skinner

I’m not a financial analyst but a technologist and so, unsurprisingly, I got called out by some pedantic accountants over my simplistic assertion that Ant Financial is 35x more productive than banks like Barclays, as I was simply using their revenues per employee to make comparisons. Similarly, in previous discussions … The post Comparisons of platforms vs banks by the numbers appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

Mobile Payments: Comparison of Two Powerhouses of the World

Let's Talk Payments

China and the USA are the largest economies of the world, and one of the most important criteria for being a large economy is having an evolved financial infrastructure.

Grocers Can Tap Into Price Comparison Apps

PYMNTS

The initial inner workings of a price comparison tool called Basket began when Neil Kataria was a kid. He loved to optimize his mom and dad’s shopping trips by clipping coupons and spotting sales. Years later, he found himself spending a ton of baby products and groceries when he had a family. And comparing prices between grocers wasn’t an easy feat. As a result, Kataria founded Basket.

Nerdwallet Wants To Make Comparison Shopping For Financial Services Simple

Tech and Finance

“Most people don’t want to learn about personal finance in detail; they just want to know they aren’t screwing up,” said Tim Chen, who is CEO of Nerdwallet, the comparison site for financial products from credit cards to mortgages.

Jijini finance comparisons

Bankelele

Here’s hoping they expand their product range into other areas like telephone rates, credit cards, mortgages and enable loan rate comparisons at different banks using APR. Jijini Markets is a new site I stumbled on that compares Kenya financial products. Jijini Markets screenshot.

10 Best Gas Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

10 Best Gas Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. Gas is one of the most popular credit card rewards categories. That’s no surprise, as most Americans rely on gas-powered cars to get around and are always searching for ways to save money on gas. Many general-purpose cash back credit cards include gas or gas station purchases as a regular rotating category, while others feature permanent cash back on […].

Shoppers Use Mobile For In-Store Comparisons

PYMNTS

New data collected in a survey by online and mobile publishing and advertising company Opera Mediaworks back in September reveals interesting trends among mobile users as they shop in-store. Here are some of the key findings. Perhaps the most striking result is that 47 percent of mobile users ages 14 and older will use their mobile device to research competitor store pricing in-store when shopping for the holidays.

16 Best Cash Back Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

16 Best Cash Back Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. Cash back credit cards are popular because they provide tangible, easy-to-understand benefits. Who doesn’t like getting a credit on their monthly credit card statement – or, better yet, actual cash deposited into the account of their choice? Cash back credit cards can be even more popular than our top-rated gas credit cards and travel rewards cards. […].

22 Best Small Business Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

22 Best Small Business Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. Small business credit cards are increasingly popular business financing options, particularly for entrepreneurs who don’t qualify for traditional business loans and don’t have access to networks filled with deep-pocketed family members, friends, and colleagues.

6 Best Credit Cards for College Students – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

6 Best Credit Cards for College Students – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. Most college students have limited experience with credit cards and other forms of credit. Accordingly, their credit histories are often thin or nonexistent. Therefore, the single most important reason for students to apply for credit cards is to build a positive credit history. Students keen on building credit quickly need to look for cards that report […].

15 Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

15 Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. Travel rewards credit cards fall into several broad categories. First, airline rewards credit cards are designed to reward spending with specific airlines or airline partnerships. When purchasing airfare, in-flight incidentals, and possibly other travel-related items, cardholders earn points at accelerated rates.

Card Cleaning Smart Comparison Guide

ATM Marketplace

How much does a card reader breakdown cost you

5 Best Low APR Interest Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

5 Best Low APR Interest Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. Generally, it’s wise to avoid carrying balances on your credit cards. Credit card balances quickly rack up interest charges, eating into your monthly personal budget and hampering your ability to save and invest. Over time, unpaid credit card balances could compel you to enroll in credit counseling, or even cause you to declare bankruptcy. However, […].

6 Best Secured Credit Cards to Rebuild Credit – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

6 Best Secured Credit Cards to Rebuild Credit – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. How’s your credit these days? If you’d prefer not to answer that question, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans have imperfect credit due to bankruptcy, foreclosure, crushing medical or student loan debts, and other financial black marks. A bad credit score can affect your ability to secure an affordable home loan, rent an apartment, get […].

12 Best Hotel Rewards Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

12 Best Hotel Rewards Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. Travel rewards credit cards take many different forms. Airline rewards cards offer opportunities to fly for free or on the cheap, reducing the cost of your vacations and business trips. Dining rewards cards reduce the cost of restaurant meals, often a major expense on trips. Many cash back credit cards give you a percentage back […].

LendingTree Launches Student Loan Comparison Tool

Fintech Labs Insights

In November, the company acquired credit card comparison and education portal, CompareCards, in a deal valued at $130 million. The post LendingTree Launches Student Loan Comparison Tool appeared first on Finovate.

InsurTech Comparison Sites transform to Robo Brokers as Insurance value chain shifts

Bank Innovation

Delving into the 156 InsurtTech ventures in our database, we see a lot of comparison sites. Comparison sites also have a proven revenue model. However we see… Read more InsurTech Comparison Sites transform to Robo Brokers as Insurance value chain shifts. Sometimes, the simplest innovation wins. These clearly work well markets such as India, China, Africa and Latin America where lots of consumers are buying insurance for the first time.

Deep Dive: How America Eats – A Comparison Between Grocery Stores And QSRs

PYMNTS

American dining habits are changing, and so is how consumers spend money on food. Millennials and younger portions of the population are now turning to convenient, customizable and healthy fare in search of sustenance that fits into their daily hustles.

Hip Pocket Launches Version 2.0 of its Mortgage Comparison Platform

Fintech Labs Insights

of its Mortgage Comparison solution, it’s the team from Hip Pocket. Our mortgage comparison product first launched in July of 2014, and we’re releasing our second version of the software at FinovateSpring. of its Mortgage Comparison Platform appeared first on Finovate.

Yelp: Google Hasn’t Done Enough To Highlight Rivals

PYMNTS

In an effort to appease EU regulators, Google is now attempting to boost rivals like Kelkoo , a French price-comparison search service. Last week, Google announced a new Ad placement on its search pages: Comparison Listing Ads (CLAs).

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InsurTech Comparison Sites transform to Robo Brokers as Insurance value chain shifts

Daily Fintech

Delving into the 156 InsurtTech ventures in our database , we see a lot of comparison sites. Comparison sites also have a proven revenue model. At some point Insurance companies get better at online traffic building and the comparison site loses their advantage.

Top 10 reasons AML is without comparison

ABA Community Banking

An AML Tribute to David Letterman Compliance Blogs AML & Fraud BSA/AML. 1AML & Fraud

Feature Friday: Discover’s Interactive Checking Account Comparison

Fintech Labs Insights

We especially like the interactive comparison to the competition. The post Feature Friday: Discover’s Interactive Checking Account Comparison appeared first on Finovate.

The power of graph technology for insurance price comparison

Bobs Guide

Emil Eifrem of Neo Technology explains how Wobi, Israel’s best known price comparison website for pensions and insurance, is using graph technology to enhance its service and stay ahead of the competition.

Core beta factor comparison redux

Manage Your Bank, Not Your Model

The OCC recently published its Fall 2014 Semiannual Risk Perspective. One highlight in the document was information the OCC compiled from supervisory reviews performed in 4Q 2013 and 1Q 2014. The OCC''s goal was to collect and analyze the range of practices used to measure IRR.

LendingTree acquires comparison shopping site MagnifyMoney

BankThink

Less than a week after buying a firm that helps consumers find the best deposit rates, the Charlotte company said it is paying up to $39.5 million for a site that grades banking products for simplicity and fee structure. Consumer lending Consumer banking Credit cards Mortgages LendingTree

Trulioo Launches ID Document Verification With Facial Comparison Technology

Let's Talk Payments

Trulioo and Mitek join forces to offer a comprehensive global identity verification solution for fraud prevention and AML/KYC compliance Vancouver, B.C. – (May 15, 2017) – Trulioo, the leading global. Authentication Biometrics News news US

Kelkoo Ready To Bring Google Fight To The US

PYMNTS

British price comparison site Kelkoo is ready to take its complaint against Google to U.S. Google advertising Antitrust Laws Competition fines Kelkoo News price comparison shopping What's Hotantitrust regulators.

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12 Best Cash Back Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

… 12 Best Cash Back Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. Cash back credit cards are popular because they provide tangible, easy-to-understand benefits. Who doesn’t like getting a credit on their monthly credit card statement – or, better yet, actual cash deposited into the account of their choice? Cash back credit cards can be even more popular than our top-rated gas credit cards and travel rewards cards.…

17 Best Small Business Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

No matter what your business does, a credit card can probably help – as long as you use credit wisely and avoid… 17 Best Small Business Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers.

7 Best Low APR Interest Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

However,… 7 Best Low APR Interest Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. Generally, it’s wise to avoid carrying balances on your credit cards. Credit card balances quickly rack up interest charges, eating into your monthly personal budget and hampering your ability to save and invest. Over time, unpaid credit card balances could compel you to enroll in credit counseling, or even cause you to declare bankruptcy.

28 Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

Once enough points are racked up, they can be redeemed for free or discounted flights, free or… 28 Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. Travel rewards credit cards fall into several broad categories. First, airline rewards credit cards are designed to reward spending with specific airlines or airline partnerships.

16 Best Cash Back Credit Cards of 2017 – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

… 16 Best Cash Back Credit Cards of 2017 – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. Cash back credit cards are popular because they provide tangible, easy-to-understand benefits. Who doesn’t like getting a credit on their monthly credit card statement – or, better yet, actual cash deposited into the account of their choice? Cash back credit cards can be even more popular than our top-rated gas credit cards and travel rewards cards.…

Core beta factor comparison redux

Manage Your Bank, Not Your Model

The OCC recently published its Fall 2014 Semiannual Risk Perspective. One highlight in the document was information the OCC compiled from supervisory reviews performed in 4Q 2013 and 1Q 2014. The OCC's goal was to collect and analyze the range of practices used to measure IRR. The data collected included repricing assumptions for five deposit categories in a +/-100 bp shock analysis. A link to their data is shown to the right.

Urgent Care Clinic vs. Hospital Emergency Room – Costs & Comparison

Money Crashers

We knew it couldn’t wait until Monday, so… Urgent Care Clinic vs. Hospital Emergency Room – Costs & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. A few years ago, our cat bit my husband while he was trying to give her a pill. He made the mistake of not seeing a doctor right away, and by the time his hand started to swell up, the doctor’s office was closed for the weekend.

Private School vs. Public School – Cost & Comparison

Money Crashers

A 2014 comparison by the real-estate site Trulia found that in… Private School vs. Public School – Cost & Comparison is a post from the Money Crashers personal finance blog. One of the biggest expenses for many middle-class families is school costs for their children. Many parents pay thousands of dollars each year to send their kids to private schools – particularly those who live in areas where the public schools are poor quality.

12 Best Gas Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

Many general-purpose cash back credit cards include gas or gas station purchases as a regular rotating category, while others feature permanent cash back on… 12 Best Gas Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from the Money Crashers personal finance blog. Gas is one of the most popular credit card rewards categories. That’s no surprise, as most Americans rely on gas-powered cars to get around and are always searching for ways to save money on gas.

Google Shopping Rivals Question EU Rule Compliance

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Shopping comparison website operators sent a letter to the European Union’s Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager late last week contending that Google isn’t complying with a ruling by the EU in regards to how it should display shopping services.

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A Comparison Between Citibank vs. Chase

Deposit Accounts

Banking 101: Understanding the 10% Savings Rule The Best Cash Management Accounts A Comparison Between Citibank vs. Chase Review of Xoom: PayPal’s Money Transfer Provider. Blog A Comparison Between Citibank vs. Chase. A Comparison Between Citibank vs. Chase. Forum. Banks.

Application analytics trends and peer comparisons

CU Insight

The post Application analytics trends and peer comparisons appeared first on CUInsight. Lending Technology analytics trends loan application trends peer comparisons Visible Equity Whitney McClure

Comparison-Shopping Sites Expose Banks' Digital Achilles' Heel

American Banker

As the search and advertising giant prepares to close Google Compare, banks should take note of two major lessons: even a well-known brand name doesn’t guarantee a smash hit.

7 Best Secured Credit Cards to Rebuild Credit – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

A bad credit score can affect your ability to secure an affordable home loan, rent an apartment, get… 7 Best Secured Credit Cards to Rebuild Credit – Reviews & Comparison is a post from the Money Crashers personal finance blog. How’s your credit these days? If you’d prefer not to answer that question, you’re not alone.

9 Best Low APR Interest Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Money Crashers

However,… 9 Best Low APR Interest Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from the Money Crashers personal finance blog. Generally, it’s wise to avoid carrying balances on your credit cards. Credit card balances quickly rack up interest charges, eating into your monthly personal budget and hampering your ability to save and invest. Over time, unpaid credit card balances could compel you to enroll in credit counseling, or even cause you to declare bankruptcy.