Mon.Jan 10, 2022

The next big payments disruptors may surprise you


At the recent Money 2020 conference, I spoke with The Fintech Times about which potential disruptors banks and payments players are most concerned about.

40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders awards

Independent Banker

Nominations for 40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders 2022 are now open! Click here to nominate. 40 Under 40 seeks to recognize community banking’s brightest, most promising young professionals. Winners are featured in Independent Banker’s June issue.


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BSA/AML Reform in the 2021 NDAA: What You Need to Know

Strategically Speaking

One thing all BSA compliance professionals can agree on is that the requirements to identify money laundering and terrorist financing will continue to get more complex globally as time goes on.

Banks Need to Expand Hybrid Banking Options to Survive

Banking Exchange

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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

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Part 2: Most of what is sold as Democratization of Wall Street is one of these 3 lies

Daily Fintech

Before looking at what real democratization of Wall Street could look like, today’s Part 2 looks at how purely profit oriented ventures that dress up the pitch in one of 3 democratization of Wall Street lies. Lie 1 = smaller units access.

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Andrew Guzzo Promoted to Chief Banking Officer at Merchants Bank


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Gouverneur Bank to Acquire Citizens Bank of Cape Vincent

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Market Commentary: Week of January 10, 2022

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Last Week. The markets rang in 2022 with what could be the real beginning of a bond market rout that has been predicted incorrectly for at least a decade—up until now.

New partnership allows CSI-partner banks to offer Bitcoin buying, selling


Computer Service Inc. CSI) is joining FIS and Fiserv as the third core provider to partner with Bitcoin fintech NYDIG in a move that will allow community banks to offer the cryptocurrency to customers. The partnership will allow customers to buy, hold and sell — but not spend — Bitcoin.

Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

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Despite big influx of capital, Black banks say more is needed

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DAOs and Democracy. A real world example.

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Over the past two years, during the course of this never-ending pandemic, I, along with roughly 1 million other New Zealanders living offshore have faced something we never, ever thought would happen. We’ve been locked out of our own country.

3 best practices for automated small business lenders


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What card issuers can learn from CFPB's buy now/pay later inquiry

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Payments Regulation and compliance

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The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

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3 California fintechs funded by Citi Ventures


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NCUA heeding credit unions’ complaints, fostering innovation: Vice chair

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Sugarman’s fintech moves past failed deal with Colin Kaepernick SPAC

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

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US Regional Bank M&A Activity Continues Amid Increased Regulatory Scrutiny

Banking Exchange

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Goldman Sachs, GM launch credit card with digital focus

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Michigan State Univ Federal Credit Union Jumbo 5-Yr CD Is Rate Leader


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JPMorgan’s vaccine requirements will vary by location, Dimon says

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Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

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Equifax/TransUnion to include buy-now-pay-later transactions in credit reports

CFPB Monitor

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Perlmutter, driving force behind cannabis banking bill, to retire

American Banker

Marijuana banking Politics and policy

Use This Flexibility While You Have the Chance

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