April, 2023

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3 Tips to Head Off a Digital Banking Conversion Nightmare

Gonzobanker

Ticking these best practice boxes will help keep the monsters at bay on conversion day. It’s one of a banker’s worst nightmares: the digital banking conversion that was designed to improve the customer experience fails – locking users out of their accounts, not showing balances, making wire transfer features inaccessible… It recently happened to a $25 billion bank in the Midwest.

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Americans value trust above all in payment options

Accenture

There’s a lot of buzz about next-gen payments rails globally, but where does North America stand when it comes to adopting these new options? Accenture’s recent consumer payments research—which you’ll find in our report, Payments gets personal: strategies to stay relevant—revealed that North Americans have a clear preference for payment methods they trust, from providers… The post Americans value trust above all in payment options appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog.

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Same-day ACH payments soar

Payments Dive

The dollar value of same-day ACH payments nearly doubled in the first quarter as the volume increased 20.7%, Nacha said this week in a quarterly update.

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Taking a closer look at video banking

ATM Marketplace

Video banking is a now a multi-billion dollar industry. Where's it headed? ATM Marketplace takes a closer look.

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Live Demo: How to Achieve Reconciliation Zen

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

Automation generally supercharges any process and brings its value to the forefront. See how infusing automation such as ART (our month-end close solution), into your close can get you to the next level of closing. We will share a live demo of SkyStem's solution, ART and share the key elements of month-end close automation. Through ART, we'll take a look at: What month-end close automation entails Which process steps can and should be automated Benefits of achieving process automation, and Why i

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RBI’s Repo Rate Hike: How To Reduce Home Loan Tenure?

BankBazaar

It’s been a crazy year with Home Loans. As the RBI pumped the repo rate up from 4.0 to 6.5. Home Loans became costlier at a pace not seen in years. Voluntary EMI hikes are a great way to reduce Home Loan tenure and get out of debt faster. Read on to know more! Consider someone who may have borrowed at the rock bottom rate of 6.50 last year. With a 2.5 percentage points increase taking their rate to 9.00, their per-lakh EMI on a 20-year loan would rise from ₹746 to ₹900 – a 20% leap within a year

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The challenges of measuring financial conditions

BankUnderground

Natalie Burr The challenge of measuring financial conditions Imagine you were tasked with thinking about how financial conditions have changed over a policy tightening cycle. Different economists would come to very different conclusions, and none would necessarily be wrong. Why? Because measuring financial conditions is challenging – for a variety of reasons.

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Banks can no longer stall on sustainability

Accenture

Banks have the opportunity of a lifetime. And if they don’t act now, it’s going to slip from their grasp. I’ve just returned from speaking with senior bank executives around the US and Europe. The topic of our talks? One of the many pressing issues facing commercial banks today: sustainable credit—using banks’ capital resources to… The post Banks can no longer stall on sustainability appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog.

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Fed study highlights growth in card, ACH payments

Payments Dive

Card, ACH and check payment values climbed from 2018 to 2021, as cash was left behind, according to the Federal Reserve’s noncash payments study.

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Experts define challenges, growth factors in bitcoin ATM market

ATM Marketplace

What's driving the bitcoin ATM market? There are several factors to consider including security and accessibility. However, there are also issues holding it back. Let's take a look at both.

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New York Lien Law Essentials: 5 Key Facts for Commercial Lenders

Dive into the complexities of New York lien laws with our comprehensive eBook, 'New York Lien Law Essentials: 5 Key Facts for Commercial Lenders.' In this detailed guide, we explore the critical formalities necessary for lenders navigating ground-up construction and fix-and-flip projects in the New York market. From documentation requirements to the implications of non-compliance, learn how to safeguard your lending position and prioritize legal adherence.

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Cash Or Credit Card For Your Travels Abroad?

BankBazaar

B ig wad of cash or a sl eek Credit Card ? Let’s help you figure out the pros and cons of both when travelling abroad , along with a few pro tips on using Credit Card s overseas. Business or leisure? You do not have to state the purpose of your visit to us, but we know for sure that you are going to spend when in a foreign country. Handling finances could be as daunting as figuring out the many nuances of a new country.

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CFPB releases policy statement defining abusive acts or practices

CFPB Monitor

In the CFPB’s second attempt to define “abusive” acts or practices, the first being guidance rescinded a year after it was given in 2020, the CFPB has issued a new policy statement in which it turns to statutory analysis and past enforcement actions to provide a framework for determining what constitutes abusive conduct. .

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Wire fraud up 18% since SVB collapse

BankInovation

The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank opened a door of opportunity for fraudsters to take advantage of bank clients who have recently moved money or switched bank accounts — and banks are warning their clients to be cautious.

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Podcast: The just-do-it mindset in community bank innovation

ABA Community Banking

How can community bank emerging leaders take initiative in innovation? Tim Shangle advises bankers to take small steps and explore what new technologies can do. The post Podcast: The just-do-it mindset in community bank innovation appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

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The State of Automation in Financial Services 2024 Report

In this report, you’ll find a comprehensive analysis of survey responses from executives at banks, credit unions, and insurance companies concerning their organization’s current and future use of automation. The report’s key insights include: Which types of automation are saving organizations the most time and money How to overcome the biggest barriers to automation implementation and adoption Why automation investments will continue to grow over the next few years How much you could save in 202

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Pavilion Payments plots growth

Payments Dive

The gaming payments service provider, previously part of processor Global Payments, aims to increase business by investing in technology and more staff.

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Examining best practices for ATM security

ATM Marketplace

With crime rising nationwide, ATM operators need to be vigilant to protect their assets. At the same time, new Payment Card Industry standards require operators to update their payment equipment to prevent fraudulent transactions. These are just some of the issues confronting today's ATM industry.

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Advancing the Science of Optimization: FICO & Zuse Institute Berlin

FICO

Home Blog FICO Advancing the Science of Optimization: FICO & Zuse Institute Berlin FICO partners with Zuse Institute Berlin on critical research into mathematical optimization FICO Admin Tue, 02/18/2020 - 14:57 by Oliver Bastert Vice President, Product Management expand_less Back To Top Mon, 04/03/2023 - 11:45 As a result of the pandemic, interest in mathematical optimization has risen to new heights.

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CFPB Director Rohit Chopra Addresses FDIC Deposit Insurance and the Banking Industry

CFPB Monitor

On April 11, 2023, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Rohit Chopra spoke with the Washington Post regarding the banking industry after the failure of Silicon Valley Bank. Director Chopra, who is also a board member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, focused his messaging on the need to better educate consumers regarding when their deposits are and are not insured by the FDIC.

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2024 Lending Outlook: Innovations and Evolutions in the Financial Sector

As we step into 2024, the lending landscape evolves rapidly with technology, regulations, and market dynamics driving change. For banks and financial institutions to stay competitive and meet the evolving needs of their customers, these drivers must be understood and engaged with. Lenders can anticipate significant transformation fueled by technological advancements, regulatory shifts, and changing consumer behaviors.

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Virgin Media restores internet service after outages across UK – as it happened

TheGuardian

Company’s own website went down and internet was inaccessible for several hours. Follow all our live coverage of business, economics and financial markets It has not been a great day for companies bearing the Virgin brand. Virgin Orbit, the satellite launch company started by Sir Richard Branson, has filed for US bankruptcy protection. Last-ditch efforts to find funding for the struggling space firm fell through, the Guardian’s Kalyeena Makortoff reports.

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Google invests in AI, cloud in Q1

BankInovation

Google focused on three areas of AI in the first quarter: developing large language models, empowering developers with Google tools and enabling organizations to benefit from AI advancements.

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Fiserv takes lead back from FIS

Payments Dive

Fiserv bested FIS in the competitive payments processing market last year, handling more transactions with a larger value, said an industry consultant.

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How to protect ATMs from advanced threats

ATM Marketplace

As the technical capabilities of ATMs have increased, so has the sophistication of physical and digital attacks looking to access the cash and consumer data that ATMs store. To protect ATMs, businesses must fully understand the current global and regional-specific threats to both physical and digital bank property.

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Addressing Top Enterprise Challenges in Generative AI with DataRobot

The buzz around generative AI shows no sign of abating in the foreseeable future. Enterprise interest in the technology is high, and the market is expected to gain momentum as organizations move from prototypes to actual project deployments. Ultimately, the market will demand an extensive ecosystem, and tools will need to streamline data and model utilization and management across multiple environments.

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The pro-cyclicality of capital ratios and credit supply, a tale of two sizes

BankUnderground

Mahmoud Fatouh Small banks tend to have more specialised business models, likely focusing on commercial and retail banking activities, and show limited interconnectedness to other financial institutions. Hence, they are likely to show less intense cyclical patterns compared to large banks. This post investigates whether large and small banks in the UK and US differ in the cyclical patterns of capital positions and credit provision.

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CFPB files appeal from district court ruling in Townstone Mortgage that ECOA only applies to applicants

CFPB Monitor

The CFPB has filed a Notice of Appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from the district court’s decision in the CFPB’s enforcement action against Townstone Mortgage (Townstone). In the case, the district court ruled that a redlining claim may not be brought under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) because the statute only applies to applicants.

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How war in Taiwan could mean the wheels come off the UK economy

TheGuardian

Microchips are an issue, of course, but China also makes the alloy wheels our cars mostly roll on. And what about TikTok? We look at ways a conflict might inflict yet more harm on our struggling businesses As the world struggles with the economic fallout from the Ukraine war, fears are mounting about a conflict that would be even more consequential: a Chinese invasion of Taiwan.

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How Do You Select the Best Digital Banking Platform?

BankInovation

Why you need one, what to look for and how to select the best digital banking platform to support your digital banking strategy heading into the new year.

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Need Curated Pre-foreclosure Lists to Generate New Real Estate Leads? Trellis Has the Data!

Trellis is a state trial court research and analytics platform that provides Real Estate Professionals (Buyers, Foreclosure, Loan Modification, etc.) with LEADS on Pre-Foreclosures, Lis Pendes, Distressed Assets and more — to help uncover **new** opportunities and grow their business. The process is quick and easy — and all in real time. Trellis will supply you with a link to the relevant dockets, a Leads sheet and access to its UI where applicable.