Fri.Oct 04, 2019

How to go beyond the mobile app during the transition to digital banking

Mobile Payments Today

The successful transition to mobile banking requires a seamless, intuitive user experience built into a mobile app.

Credit Karma expands personal finance hub with high-yield savings accounts

Bank Innovation

Credit Karma has joined the high-yield savings race. The 12-year-old personal finance company, which is now worth $4 billion, announced the savings account product this week, which will roll out to U.S. customers on Oct. The FDIC-insured savings account is offered through custodian MVB Bank.

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Another Disappointing Monthly Jobs Report for September

Abrigo

This morning’s Employment Situation report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the month of September came in weaker than expected. There were 136,000 jobs added in September, falling short of the expectation of an added 145,000 jobs.

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Credit Karma expands personal finance hub with high-yield savings accounts

Bank Innovation

Credit Karma has joined the high-yield savings race. The 12-year-old personal finance company, which is now worth $4 billion, announced the savings account product this week, which will roll out to U.S. customers on Oct. The FDIC-insured savings account is offered through custodian MVB Bank.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How Apple Card Brings ‘Existential Crisis’ To Smaller FIs

PYMNTS

With the recent launch of the Apple Card , Apple has sent a signal that they seek to offer a better user experience than banks. In fact, their slogan for the card is “Created by Apple, Not a Bank?.”

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Vista Looks To Sell Huge Stake In Finastra FinTech

PYMNTS

Vista Equity Partners is reportedly thinking about selling a stake in London-based FinTech Finastra. Bloomberg is reporting that the sale could value Finastra at $10 billion with debt included. Vista is collaborating with Goldman Sachs to look for companies that might be interested in buying.

Samsung Pay launches in-app international money transfers

Bank Innovation

In an effort to grow adoption, Samsung Pay is rolling out international money transfers to accounts in 47 countries, the company said this week. Called Samsung Pay Cash, the capability lets customers send money via direct deposit or arrangements to pick up funds in person.

What’s The Best Way To Navigate The New World Of Payments?

PYMNTS

These are indeed the days for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the world of payments, and that trend looks likely to hold into the 2020s.

Weekly Wrap: PayPal guns for China, as Movencorp patents its personal finance tools

Bank Innovation

Welcome to the latest episode of our weekly wrap video series, for the week ending Friday, October 4, 2019.

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

ClassPass CEO: How Digital Platforms Have Innovated Health, Fitness

PYMNTS

Consumers are creatures of habit — but those habits can be complex, and can certainly vary according to such factors as geography, age and even fitness level. Businesses that can tap into those habits can often tap into a gold mine.

TD Bank’s Fowler to speak at Bank Innovation Build

Bank Innovation

As vice president of enterprise machine learning at TD Bank, Matt Fowler faces the difficult task of overseeing the bank’s efforts to ensure its algorithms are free of bias.

PayPal Bails On Libra Crypto Project

PYMNTS

And then there were 27. News came Friday (Oct. 4) that PayPal has withdrawn from Facebook’s Libra Association. As has been reported, the Libra Association was, until Friday, comprised of the 28 companies had been backing the development and ultimate deployment of the cryptocurrency known as Libra.

Merchants are slowing data security funding as threats accelerate

Payments Source

Retailers are decelerating data security spending, even as attacks become more sophisticated and merchants emphasize the types of multi-channel shopping that draws attackers. Security risk Data breaches Retailers Payment processing pso cardline lead 2

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Credit Karma Now Offers A High-Yield Savings Account

PYMNTS

Credit Karma , a company that enables people to gain access to their credit scores, is launching a high-yield savings account that customers can use through an app and online. CNBC reports that the savings account won’t have any fees and will not require a minimum balance to open.

Wirecard links to Viber to address the IM payments trend

Payments Source

German payments processor and technology provider Wirecard is launching new money transfer capabilities for users of the Viber instant messaging application. Digital payments Retailers Payment processing Wirecard

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Taco Bell’s Strategy To Help Customers Own Their Ordering Experiences

PYMNTS

Digital self-service kiosks and delivery options could help restaurants provide the seamless ordering experiences customers expect from their favorite brands.

Xoom's bank-direct remittance network reaches South Korea

Payments Source

PayPal’s cross-border remittance unit Xoom is hoping to build a faster payments market in South Korean by enabling direct delivery into bank accounts, a channel that tends to be more expensive than other options. Remittances Cross border payments Xoom PayPal South Korea

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Deep Dive: How Instant Payments And Solutions Are Changing Rebates

PYMNTS

Retailers have long enticed consumers with rebates, cash back and other rewards. Savvy shoppers have found these traditional programs to be lucrative, but long wait times between purchases made and receiving disbursements have deterred others.

What it means for Facebook's Libra to lose PayPal

Payments Source

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has lost its first major ally. PayPal — where the head of Facebook's Libra project once served as president — has cut its ties. As a founding member, PayPal was expected to drive the payment-specific part of the cryptocurrency initiative.

How FinTechs Help Companies Tap Into Emerging Technologies

PYMNTS

Businesses are becoming more aware of tech-enabled solutions and prioritizing tools that can help them work smarter — and not harder.

Payment experience falls short for customized products

Payments Source

Demand for a user-friendly way to shop and pay for tailored products requires action from those that want to stay ahead of the digital curve, says KBMax's Kris Goldhair. ISO and agent Digital payments Payment processing Retailers

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Does KBA Have A Place In Online SMB Credit Checks?

PYMNTS

As digital identities fast become a part of everyday life, the identity verification market is expected to reach $12.8 billion by 2024.

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Morning Brief 10.4.19: Barclaycard opens a hub to attract supply chain clients

Payments Source

The information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the web. Today: Barclaycard's supply chain; Libra partners hedge on participation; Lyft tries to hold onto drivers; Curve adds former Samsung exec; Fiserv adds school donation support to Clover. Briefing

Payoneer Broadens X-Border Services To SMBs, Partners With Brex

PYMNTS

Payments technology firm Payoneer has introduced a new cross-border service that includes functionality for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the company announced Thursday (Oct.

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Daily Fintech

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Data-Driven Marketing 101

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