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Where will embedded payments flourish in 2024?

Payments Dive

There are three areas where embedded finance is a good fit, and they are characterized by high volume and frequent payments, writes one industry executive.

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Can AI help when a scam is invisible to the bank?

American Banker

When customers are targeted directly with fake text messages that lead to account takeover, artificial intelligence, and in some cases generative AI, can play a role in fighting the fraud, experts say.

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What bank execs are saying about gen AI

BankInovation

Banks are identifying uses for generative AI and finding ways to make it effective and responsible. According to a Dec. 11 report by consulting giant EY, 100% of respondents said they are either already using or plan to use generative AI within their institutions.

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Podcast: Reducing the friction in banking

ABA Community Banking

Anne Tangen, a bank IT expert-turned-CEO at BankFive in Fall River, Massachusetts, talks about BankFive's efforts to reduce friction in the account opening process, as well as her work to smooth the path for talented women in the community bank C-suite. The post Podcast: Reducing the friction in banking appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

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Why is CRE Lending Stuck in the Past? Top 3 Reasons for Digital Resistance

Commercial lending is on the verge of a resurgence, but traditional processes are an obstacle. Explore the top 3 reasons for resistance to digital transformation and how overcoming them can pave the way for growth and efficiency. Discover why embracing automation and digital solutions is crucial for success in today's competitive landscape. Discover how GoDocs helps commercial lenders in the digital era with seamless integration and a borrower-focused approach.

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3 predictions for the ATM Industry in 2024

ATM Marketplace

The ATM industry is constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of consumers. Going into this new year, several key trends are expected to shape the future of ATMs.

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Why ‘pay-by-bank’ faces adoption hurdles in US retail

Payments Dive

Pay-by-bank has been catching on only slowly, and it’s a particularly long shot for showing up at the point-of-sale anytime soon.

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What's weighing down bank stocks — and likely to keep doing so

American Banker

Just weeks ago, prospects seemed strong for bank stocks to regain ground after a volatile 2023. But renewed credit concerns stemming from issues at New York Community Bancorp, and the increasing odds that interest rates will remain high for months, have dampened that outlook.

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Discovering Financial Growth: Making Smart Investments with Union Bank

Ublocal

Welcome to Union Bank’s exciting journey into the world of investments! We’re delighted to bring our Northern Vermont and New Hampshire communities a simple, yet powerful way to grow your money. Through our UB2Go digital banking platform , we’re introducing an easy-to-use digital investment app. You can start investing with as little as $10, joining the ranks of savvy investors right from your phone or computer.

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The Climb: Women leaders on their careers in banking and finance.

American Banker

Anne Clarke Wolff, a longtime Most Powerful Women in Banking honoree, on why she left big banking to start her own investment bank advisory firm.

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Register Now: Sneak Peek Into Close Automation SkyStem Web Demo

Technology is rapidly changing the way accountants perform and manage month-end activities. Spreadsheets, email, and shared drives no longer have to slow us down. Join us as we present a "sneak peek" recorded demo of SkyStem's month-end close solution – ART. In under four weeks, your team can start reaping the benefits of month-end close automation by vastly reducing spreadsheets, cut down on reconciliation work, speed up the month-end close, and better manage your remote team.

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Card debt climbs to record $1.13 trillion

Payments Dive

Consumers’ credit card debt rose nearly 5% in the fourth quarter, compared to the third quarter, adding to delinquencies as well.

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Member business lending: How to leverage MBL for credit union growth

Abrigo

Develop an MBL program while mitigating risk Credit unions looking for alternate paths to growth in today's rising rate environment may be primed to leverage member business lending. You might also like this upcoming webinar, "Relationship banking: 7 Keys to extraordinary results." Register Takeaway 1 Credit unions developing or tightening up an existing MBL strategy should start by engaging the board of directors to outline goals.

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The importance of testing ATMs

ATM Marketplace

As financial services providers continue their digital transformation efforts, ATMs are becoming smarter, faster and more interconnected. In this context, the importance of comprehensive ATM testing cannot be overstated.

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Republican lawmakers ask CFPB to reopen comment period on proposal to supervise nonbank providers of digital wallets and payment apps

CFPB Monitor

Patrick McHenry, the Republican Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, and two other Republican Committee members have sent a letter to Director Chopra regarding the CFPB’s proposed rule to supervise nonbank companies that qualify as larger participants in a market for “general-use digital consumer payment applications.” The proposal is based on the CFPB’s authority to supervise nonbank entities considered to be “a larger participant of a market for other consumer financial products o

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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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Fiserv CEO details special bank charter pursuit

Payments Dive

The processing and acquiring company, which seeks a “very specific” special bank charter, doesn’t intend to compete with its financial institution partners, Fiserv CEO Frank Bisignano said Tuesday.

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FinCEN Issues ANPR to address residential real estate money laundering

Abrigo

ANPR to Address Residential Real Estate Money Laundering FinCEN is focusing on residential real estate money laundering. Here is what you need to know. You might also like this on-demand webinar, "AML/CFT hot topics for 2024: What to expect for financial crime." WATCH NOW Takeaway 1 Real estate money laundering is a serious issue , with a n estimated $2.3 billion laundered between 2015 and 2020 through the U.S. real estate market alone.

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Ex-CEO of failed Kansas bank charged with embezzling $47 million

American Banker

Federal prosecutors allege that Shan Hanes, the former CEO of the now defunct Heartland Tri-State Bank, illegally took money from customers to fund cryptocurrency investments. He could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted.

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Revealed: The Best Time To Pay Your Credit Card Bill

BankBazaar

Happy with paying your Credit Card bill by the due date? Hold on. There’s a case for paying earlier if you want to reduce your interest costs or fortify your Credit Score. Read on! Ever wondered about the optimal time to settle your Credit Card bill? Let’s explore the details. Firstly, it’s crucial to pay at least the minimum amount due by the monthly due date.

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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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Banks should step up scam response: fraud expert

Payments Dive

With regulators gearing up to take a stronger stance against digital payments fraud, banks must focus on how they handle scams, says one executive.

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FloatMe Settlement with FTC Contains Exacting Requirements

CFPB Monitor

On January 22, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) entered into a Stipulated Order for Permanent Injunction, Monetary Judgment, and Other Relief (the “Order”) with FloatMe Corp. (“FloatMe”), a fintech that offers short-term cash advances through its mobile app, to settle litigation brought earlier in the month against the fintech and two of its principals (collectively, “Defendants”).

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Mortgage affordability for borrowers who re-fixed in 2023

BankUnderground

Daniel Norris, Elio Cucullo and Vasilis Jacovides When borrowers enter a fixed-rate mortgage, lenders test whether they could continue to afford their mortgage if interest rates were to increase by the time it comes to re-fix. This ‘stressing’ is designed to create additional resilience for borrowers and the financial system. Over the last two years, mortgage rates have increased by over four percentage points, raising the cost of repayments for those re-fixing.

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Unlocking Credit: How to Boost Your Approval Chances for Credit Cards

BankBazaar

By understanding and addressing key factors like C redit S cores, income stability, debt management, and card selection , you can significantly boost your chances of C redit C ard approval. Read on for more. Whether it’s for convenience, building a credit history, or enjoying various perks and rewards, getting approved for a Credit Card can be a significant financial milestone.

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Top 10 Benefits of Automating Loan Modifications for Commercial Lenders

Get ready for the wave of $1.2 trillion in commercial debt maturing in the next 24 months with GoDocs' ModDocs® platform. Traditional loan modifications are slow, expensive, and prone to errors, which put lenders at risk. But with ModDocs®, you can enjoy an innovative solution that eliminates attorney fees, allows on-the-fly loan modifications, and ensures compliance.

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Fiserv lands Uber, eBay as debit network clients

Payments Dive

The payment processing giant has signed more than a dozen large e-commerce clients following the Federal Reserve’s clarification of the debit routing rule.

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This week’s podcast episode: Recent developments affecting student loan origination and servicing

CFPB Monitor

With federal student loans approaching $1.7 trillion, private student loans approaching $129 billion, strident consumer group advocacy, and national elections on the horizon, student loan origination and servicing continues to be a focal point for federal and state regulators. In this episode, which repurposes a webinar, we first discuss recent developments at the Department of Education involving loan forgiveness, the framework for servicer accountability, preemption guidance, and new repaymen

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In unusual move, law professor petitions bank regulators for rulemaking

American Banker

Jeremy Kress, a law professor at the University of Michigan, filed a petition for rulemaking to two bank regulators, asking them to adopt an unaffiliated director standard for larger banks to address conflicts of interest between banks and their holding companies.

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Lloyds and Santander accused of providing accounts for Iranian front companies

TheGuardian

Both banks deny helping Tehran-controlled oil firm PCC to move money in breach of sanctions Two of the UK’s largest lenders, Santander UK and Lloyds Banking Group, allegedly held bank accounts for front companies that helped Iranian entities evade US sanctions, according to reports. The news has rattled investors, who sold off shares in the two banks on Monday morning, amid fears that the lenders could face penalties if they are found to have in any way assisted Iran’s state-controlled Petrochem

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Finding “The One:” The Ultimate Guide to Selecting Financial Software

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

As finance and accounting practitioners, you are expected to complete daily operations as well as to manage next generation tools and resources to support a business that is growing in complexity. Having the right software can be critical in juggling and meeting those high expectations. The path to the right software, however, is paved with challenging decisions.