July, 2021

It’s Back to the Future for Payments


This blog is based on my keynote presentation at the 2021 Payments Canada SUMMIT Payments leaders probably feel like they are living in the future right now. The pandemic changed the industry forever. Digital adoption has exploded across all age groups.

Justice for Victims of Human Trafficking – One Transaction at a Time


Identify Human Trafficking via Transactions Banking professionals run across many types of transactions pointing to human trafficking. Here are tips to spot them from Love Never Fails Founder Vanessa Russell. You might also like this webinar: "Human Trafficking - Close to Home" WATCH .


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XBRL News about sustainability reporting, implicit reporting and NFTs

Daily Fintech

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.

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Fintech on Fire: Deals to Watch


The fintech market is smokin’ hot right now. But is it headed into a warm, steady burn, or will it end up as a dumpster fire? After a year in lockdown where consumers and investors saw Zoom stock zooming, investors are flush with cash (or stock) at the ready.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

U.S. Bank deal would double size of asset management unit

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Can payments data help bridge the tax gap?


Historically speaking, taxes have been taxing. This is more than a silly joke—though I will grant that it’s also that. Since the inception of taxes, the payment and collection of them has been filled to the brim with delays, hassles, and needless complications.

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FinCEN AML/CTF Priorities Part 5: Political Corruption


Political Corruption: A Greatly Needed FinCEN Priority Among FinCEN's first list of key priorities for AML/CFT policy is to thwart political corruption. Would you like others articles like this in your inbox?

10 reasons El Salvador President made the right call on Bitcoin at the right time 

Daily Fintech

Nayib Bukele is the telegenic young (born 1981) 46th President of El Salvador who came to office on 1 June 2019 and announced the stunning move to make Bitcoin legal tender on 25 June 2021 (to take effect on 7 September).

How to Explain EVE Policy Exceptions to Your Board

Strategically Speaking

Economic Value of Equity (or “net economic value” for credit unions) is the difference between the fair value of assets and the fair value of liabilities. Economic value of equity (EVE) is a longer term look at interest rate risk.

Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

Customer experience has become a key differentiator. Learn how to launch your digital transformation by incorporating two customer experience trends into your digital transformation strategy: self-service & personalization.

How lenders will spend federal windfall on low-income communities

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But I Really Like My Technology Vendor!


How much are you willing to pay to be chummy with your solution provider?

How the cloud can transform people practices in banking


The power of the cloud is not new for banks. But we are rapidly approaching a tipping point in the industry’s adoption of the cloud, spurred partly by the digital acceleration caused by the pandemic. Nearly every bank has adopted the cloud in some form, or are planning to get there soon.

FinCEN AML/CTF Priorities Part 3: Terrorist Financing


Key Priority: Foreign and Domestic Terrorist Financing Among FinCEN's first list of key priorities for AML/CFT policy is detecting, reporting, and preventing foreign and domestic terrorism. Would you like others articles like this in your inbox?

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

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 28th July.

Daily Fintech

Stablecoins are spooky! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week we saw a lot of talk from regulators about what we should be scared about, but it remains unclear if and what they will ever do.

Market Commentary: Week of July 19

SWBC's LenderHub

Volatility in both stocks and bonds returned last week as the CDC trumpeted the arrival to our shores of “The Pandemic of the Unvaccinated”.

Wells Fargo hires JPMorgan’s Bei Ling as head of HR

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Embracing the Digital Future: How Community Banks Are Deploying New Low-Cost, Cutting-Edge Digital Tools to Win Consumers and Compete Against Leading FinTechs

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For some reason, the term digital still strikes many as new and futuristic. In reality, it’s been with us for decades Community Banking Technology Financial Trends Feature Digital Mobile Tech Management Online. 1Community Banking

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Accelerate your bank’s cloud transformation with the three As


Banks around the world right now are racing to the cloud. Are the winners of the race already too far ahead to catch? In my previous posts in this series, we’ve looked at the forces driving most banks to kick their cloud transformation journeys into high gear.


5 Reasons to Increase SBA Loan Origination at Your Bank or Credit Union


Looking to Increase SBA Loan Origination? From leveraging PPP technology to building relationships, reasons for boosting SBA lending are numerous. . Want other articles like this on SBA loan origination in your inbox?

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API-led Platform businesses rising – Swiss Re’s iptiQ in focus

Daily Fintech

Digital ecosystems, orchestrated by powerful platform businesses and crisscrossing traditional industry sectors, are estimated to top 30% of global economic activity by 2025. While Amazon, Google, Alibaba, Tencent are early pioneers, others are shaping up across strata, in B2B as well as B2C.

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Market Commentary: Week of July 26, 2021

SWBC's LenderHub

Last Week. Another week, another new all-time high for stocks. Equities plunged at the beginning of the week. The S&P 500 dropped 1.6% on Monday as risk assets reacted to the very real risk of the COVID-19 Delta variant causing havoc and snuffing out the recovery.

Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

Commoditization, Optimization or Transformation: What’s in Your Core Wallet?


Three winning core strategies to accommodate any financial institution’s budget, business case, and future vision. It has become crystal clear that digital transformation is now the largest technology initiative for regional and community financial institutions.

In Plaid, European neobanks find an open banking passport

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Empathetic banking: Human touch, digital reach


Human touch, digital reach As I write this, parts of the world are slowly returning to a new version of normal. But many of us are still experiencing, or are in recovery from, the massive upheaval brought about by COVID-19.

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5 Reasons to Increase SBA Lending at Your Bank or Credit Union


Looking to Increase Loans through the SBA? From leveraging PPP technology to building relationships, reasons for boosting SBA lending are numerous. . Would you like others articles like this in your inbox?

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.