Washington’s Metro System Plans For Mobile Payment Future

PYMNTS

Mobile fare payment is the future of transit, giving customers the ability simply to tap their phone and go, all without stopping at a fare vending machine or using a separate card,” Metro General Manager Paul J. In a blog post , Group Product Manager, Google Pay, Prakash Hariramani said the Las Vegas Monorail is already powered by NXP’s MIFARE contactless technology, enabling it to accept digital payments for tickets.

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Metro Bank Announces New AI Powered PFM Service

Bank Innovation

Metro Bank today revealed the launch of a new AI- powered money management tool called Insights. Innovations Mobile PFM Retail Uncategorized Advice AI apps banking fintech Metro Bank Personetics PFM apps

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Metro Bank Explores Additional Use for AI-Driven PFM Tool, Insights

Bank Innovation

challenger bank Metro Bank could extend its AI-driven money management tool Insights, designed for its retail side, to its business customers. Formed in partnership with Israeli AI company Personetics, Metro Bank is currently preparing to roll out Insights in beta over the summer.

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Metro Bank announces AI-powered money management service

The Paypers

(The Paypers) Metro Bank has announced the forthcoming release of its AI-powered money management service, Insights

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Can you ride the Metro to the Challenger Bank future?

Daily Fintech

Metro Bank does not fit any obvious category. The question is, if you believe that challenger banks will own the future, can you ride the Metro Bank to that future? In simple terms, should you buy Metro Bank stock? I have not yet bought Metro Bank stock but I might.

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Amazon Expands Amazon Home Services To Twenty New Metro Areas

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said Nish Lathia, general manager of Amazon Home Services , in the press release. The service availability has also increased to include 50 metro areas around the country. Amazon announced Monday (Nov. 14) it has expanded its Amazon Home Services into 20 new metropolitan markets around the country.

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Cloud Is Key To Metro Bank’s Growth Strategy

Perficient Financial Servies

Metro Bank, a financial institution that has over 40 “stores” in Britain, has officially migrated its core banking IT infrastructure to a private cloud that will be managed by Rackspace. Metro Bank currently has 850,000 customers and has set its eyes on the one million mark. Cloud Is Key To Metro Bank’s Growth Strategy was first posted on December 14, 2016 at 7:01 am.

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Louisville Metro Police Officers CU Placed into Conservatorship

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) placed Louisville Metro Police Officers Credit Union, in Louisville, Kentucky, into conservatorship on December 15th. The NCUA placed Louisville Metro Police Officers Credit Union into conservatorship to allow the credit union to continue regular operations with experienced management in place and to correct operational weaknesses.

Midwest M&A heating up in metro areas

ABA Community Banking

But deal outlook trends down in more rural midwestern markets Management CSuite Community Banking M&A. 1Management

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IBM and Crédit Mutuel Demonstrate AI Can Help Bank Employees, Not Just Customers

Bank Innovation

Many banks have started using artificial intelligence to enhance customer service, whether through chatbots, customer acquisition or money management capabilities.

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How ‘Computer Vision’ May Change Banking

Bank Innovation

Not according to Raghu Rajah, vice president of digital banking, engineering and product management at […]. Compliance Exclusive Features Innovations Operations Payments PFM Premium Retail Risk Security Wealth Management AML artificial intelligence chatbot chatbots DBS Bank IBM IBM Watson KYC machine learning Metro Bank NCR Nomi Personetics RBC

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CFPB Feb. 2016 complaint report highlights prepaid card complaints, complaints from Texas/Houston metro area consumers

CFPB Monitor

The CFPB has issued its February 2016 complaint report which highlights complaints about prepaid cards and complaints from consumers in Texas and the Houston metro area. Findings regarding complaints from consumers in Texas and the Houston metro area include the following: As of February 1, 2016, approximately 63,200 complaints were submitted by Texas consumers of which approximately 15,700 were from consumers in the Houston metro area. Barbara S. Mishkin.

Hiring Managers Reserved Despite Economic Optimism

PYMNTS

What are hiring managers doing, and how is it reflective of the broader economy? hiring managers reported difficulty in finding talent with so-called “soft skills,” the kind of skills workplaces need, said LinkedIn in a new report. LinkedIn Economist Guy Berger posted the result of the survey on LinkedIn and concluded that such soft skills are more difficult to teach to employees, likely accounting for their elusiveness to hiring managers.

Thoughts on Branch Transformation 2016

Celent Banking

Compared to managing a bank’s digital presence, optimizing the branch channel is a complex pursuit. If changes are simply a management lay-on, bad things are likely to happen. Banking Retail Banking branch transformation Capital One mBank Metro Bank

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Heartland continues M&A march

ABA Community Banking

Large deal in metro Denver puts company close to $10 billion threshold Management M&A. 1Management

Charter migration, the other way into banking

ABA Community Banking

Acquiring and relocating a small-market charter to a metro market Management CSuite Community Banking M&A. 1Community Banking

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Where home loans still roam

ABA Community Banking

SNL Report: Texas, Florida metros buck trend of falling mortgage activity Management Financial Trends Mortgage. 1Management

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Competing in NYC using teams

ABA Community Banking

Sterling National aims to grow its slice of metro pie Management Lines of Business CSuite Community Banking. 1Community Banking

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TRENDING: Xero — FIs, APIs And The SMB Cash Flow Lifeline

PYMNTS

The August edition of the B2B API Tracker explores how banks and other financial players are turning to APIs to support open banking, facilitate faster payments and improve business clients’ cash flow management.

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Walmart Testing Crowdsourced Delivery Platform

PYMNTS

a firm that is focused on last-mile contractor management. Delivery Drivers manages recruiting, screening, background checks, payment and accounting, among other services for drivers. ” Spark Delivery is currently being piloted in Nashville and New Orleans, with plans to roll out to a few more metro areas this year. Walmart said that with its delivery efforts, it is poised to bring delivery to 100 metro areas covering 40 percent of U.S.

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A Solid Foundation is the Key to Success

Coopera

In 2006, Des Moines Metro Credit Union (DMMCU), headquartered in Des Moines, Ia., We determined that the local Hispanic community was an ideal demographic target for growth,” said Traci Stiles, DMMCU business development manager. The following case study is an excerpt from Coopera’s Iowa Hispanic Opportunity Report for the Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL). For more information, contact the ICUL at www.iowacreditunions.com.

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Walmart Teams With Ford, Postmates For Delivery Program

PYMNTS

According to the blog post, the retailer currently has grocery delivery available in almost 100 metro regions and “is continuing to innovate to find new ways to serve customers – better, faster and easier.”.

Developing New Bank Sales Leaders: A Modest Proposal

MZ Bierly Consulting, Inc.

Andy (who did not want his real name published) heads up a commercial lending team for a large community bank in a metro area. Banks are generally poor at providing new sales team leaders with upfront training, ongoing training and mentoring assistance (not from their managers). Banks rarely place their new sales managers into the “right” first sales leadership situation. bank sales bank sales leader new bank sales manager bank sales manager producing sales manager

Hanover Community Bank (NY) Ups VIP Personal Money Market, 2.00% APY

Deposit Accounts

HCB’s online banking platform is currently limited to account management and bill payment services. By 2012, the Bank was in the process of re-positioning itself with a new Board of Directors and new management team, headed by Michael P. | About Us. Forum. Banks. Savings Accounts. Checking Accounts. CD Rates. Money Market. IRA Rates. Featured Savings Rates. Useful Resources. Banking Essentials. 40 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Bank. The Big List of Credit Unions Open to Anyone.

Home Depot Beefs Up Same-Day Delivery

PYMNTS

Home Depot announced that it has launched express same-day and next-day local delivery for more than 20,000 of its most popular items to 35 major metros across the U.S. Installing lockers is another smart move by Home Depot and should help it maintain its lead over Amazon and others in the home improvement space,” said Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData’s retail division. “As

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Goodyear And Changing Tires On Demand

PYMNTS

It was this observation, said Fred Thomas, vice president and general manager of retail for Goodyear, that led the firm to believe it had reached a crossroads where innovation is necessary. metro area (in Maryland) as the first phase of a pilot program.

Cardinal Bank Has New, Competitive Rate First Choice Savings Account

Deposit Accounts

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57 banks and nothing wrong?

Chris Skinner

Seven years ago, the first new retail bank in almost a century got its licence to open: Metro Bank. There are app-only start-up banks (Atom, Monzo, Starling, Tandem); foreign exchange payment cards (Revolut, SuperCard); personal financial management apps (Loot); business accounts (Tide); accounts for migrants and the low paid (Monese, Pockit); and even a card to help you manage all your cards in one (Curve).

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FCB Banks Has Top Rate 29-month CD Special - Locally Available

Deposit Accounts

Why the Latest Technology Means There’s No Excuse for Not Managing Your Money Happy Thanksgiving! Sree on Prairieland Federal CU (Illinois) Offers Top Rate 17-Month CD Anonymous on Why the Latest Technology Means There’s No Excuse for Not Managing Your Money Anonymous on Best Bank Account Interest Rates - Summary for December 2, 2014 philip on TobyFCU’s Prime Rate Certificate Is a Great Long-Term CD Deal Anonymous on Capital One 360s 2014 Black Friday Sale. Louis Metro East area.

A Bank Analyst Makes Recommendations. I Make a List.

Jeff For Banks

My apologies to Metro Phoenix Bank ($181 million in assets, 1.88%/11.83% ROA/ROE). BOCH Boenning Financial Advisory FSDK IIBK marsico MCB SBT Schultheis strategic managementWhat should you look for in a bank stock? How should I know? I'm not a financial advisor.

The Great Grocery Race Shifts Into High Gear

PYMNTS

The players are many — but in the last year and a half, Walmart, Amazon and Kroger have managed to pull ahead in the earliest rounds of the race in terms of the breadth and depth of their enhanced offerings for consumers. has an updated look and a new focus: the shopping needs of major metro consumers, particularly around grocery.

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The Big Gorilla

Independent Banker

Two of the bank’s four branches are in Bismarck and Mandan, which form a metro area that generates more than 50 percent of the bank’s home loans, the critical threshold under the Ability-To-Repay regulations. Operations & Management General Highlighting

Uber Freight Rolls Out Platform For Shippers To Access Its Network

PYMNTS

21) that it is rolling out a platform to enable shippers to tap into the company’s network and manage shipments from a personal computer. In addition to Texas, its first launch market, Uber Freight moved its load matching service to major metros across California, Arizona, the Chicago-Midwest region, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Uber Freight is expanding its services, announcing in a blog post on Tuesday (Aug.

Who Is Coaching the Coaches?

MZ Bierly Consulting, Inc.

Executive coaches assist C-level managers in navigating tricky situations. New to the bank : Jane was recently hired from a large regional bank to manage the commercial team of a community bank. Everybody understands the value of coaching.

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Faster payments can be safer payments with augmented intelligence

Insights on Business

Safer Payments makes machine-learning part of everyday fraud management – no more guessing rules; generate optimized up-to-the-minute models as needed. Visit IBM’s Stand # E08 at Sibos located in the Metro Toronto Convention Center.

High-Profile — But Secretive — Funding For B2B FinTechs

PYMNTS

VCs used 2016 to manage costs, set priorities and valuations,” explained Rahul Khanna, managing partner at Trifecta Capital, in an interview with Business Standard published Wednesday (Dec. They need to manage the burn, drift and cut losses.”. InnoVentures Managing Partner Mariano Belinky noted that Tradeshift has enabled SMEs to more accurately predict cash flow and highlighted the flexibility of its cloud infrastructure to integrate into existing business systems.

Telltale Signs: Warehouse Leasing Vs Retail Leasing

PYMNTS

The supply chain arms race is as competitive as it’s ever been,” said Adam Mullen, CBRE’s senior managing director of industrial and logisitics, Americas leader. Those warehouse spaces are located where one might naturally expect — high-traffic corridors with the best access to major metro areas. It’s a good time in America to have a retail space ready to rent out — eCommerce merchants are on the hunt and signing large contracts.

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Earn Up To $300 In Bonuses At Cornerstone Bank (GA)

Deposit Accounts

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American Apparel And Postmates Pair Up

PYMNTS

While the eCommerce giant has managed to narrow this window to one or two days, an unlikely brand is saying that it should take no longer than an hour.

Consumer Lending: Should Banks Do It?

Jeff For Banks

Which we already do via buying mortgage back securities and using loan brokers in metro areas. But if executive management and the Board aren't committed to pursuing consumer lending to be more prominent on your balance sheet, then you will not succeed. We’re running out of assets.

In Stock Market, Amazon Drowns Grocers To Save Whole Foods

PYMNTS

percent and Metro Group 1 percent. For Whole Foods, the e-tailer’s expertise on inventory management, distribution and pricing could play a key role in making the organic grocer relevant again for customers who have bled away to other, lower-priced health food sources. The decline of Whole Foods has largely been due to the grocer’s stagnant high prices as well as issues with labor management and scheduling.

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Do banks need to take a new view of the branch?

Banking

However, there are some that are bucking the trend, such as Metro Bank, one of the UK challenger banks that is offering an alternative to the established providers.

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Grocery Delivery Alabama Startup Shipt Takes On Instacart, AmazonFresh And Google

PYMNTS

The Alabama startup eliminates grocery store trips for 20 million families in 47 metro areas. That enables it to better manage logistics to keep service tight and efficient. David is taking on Goliath as Shipt, an online grocery delivery startup based in Birmingham, Ala., goes up against San Francisco’s grocery delivery champion Instacart, as well as AmazonFresh and Google Express, to become the U.S.’ number one grocery delivery brand.