UK Metro Bank Hit By Messaging Scams

PYMNTS

To that end, Metro Bank said earlier this week that at least some of its customers had been victimized by fraud that focuses on text messages sent across telecom companies’ networks that Reuters reported are used to verify transactions.

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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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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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Singtel Adds Payment Options To Dash; Metro Bank Upgrades Mobile App

PYMNTS

In addition, PUC Berhad is teaming up with Revenue Group Berhad for online-to-offline (O2O) payments in Malaysia , and the United Kingdom’s Metro Bank is upgrading its mobile app to bring mobile payments to over 38 nations.

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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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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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Western Union Unveils UK High-Value Transfers; Gap Taps Adyen For European Payments

PYMNTS

has tapped Adyen for online and in-store payments in Europe , and the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation in India is at work on a quick response (QR) code ticketing system. has chosen Adyen to manage its online and in-store payments in the continent, Adyen said in an announcement.

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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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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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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.

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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First Midwest’s Acquisition and What It May Mean for U.S. Banks

ABA Community Banking

First Midwest Bancorp recently moved its headquarters to Chicago, making a statement that it has positioned itself as “metro-Chicago’s premier commercial bank” Financial Research Feature Management Financial Trends Community Banking Feature3 Commercial.

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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Walmart Expands eCommerce Grocery Delivery Partners

PYMNTS

Delivery companies Point Pickup , Skipcart , AxleHire and Roadie will make deliveries in metro areas across four states, with further expansion planned in the coming weeks. Walmart has announced it is adding four delivery companies to its team to help expand its online grocery delivery option.

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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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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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

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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Bitcoin Daily: China Debuts Blockchain-Backed Subway eInvoices; Bitcoin’s Crypto Market Majority On The Decline

PYMNTS

The invoice, which was issued at the Futian Station of the Shenzhen Metro, was developed by the Shenzhen Municipal Taxation Bureau with the help of Chinese tech giant Tencent , according to Coin Telegraph.

Coconut Joins Race For RBS Funds

PYMNTS

” “If we are selected,” he added, “the prize will help us develop richer features to help manage business finances and reach hundreds of thousands of customers in the U.K.” ” The RBS fund has been a controversial initiative, with the government naming Metro Bank, Starling Bank and Clear Bank as the first winners to receive portions of the $1 billion up for grabs.

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Voice Shopping: Walmart’s Newest Grocery Play

PYMNTS

Shoppers can also manage their shopping carts on the go, as the technology is available on a host of devices, such as Android phones. Walmart, for its part, is doubling down on grocery pickup: The company announced in September that it was offering grocery delivery in 50 metro areas across the United States. Combined with third-party, crowd-sourced delivery providers, we are well on our way to bringing grocery delivery to 100 metro areas covering 40 percent of U.S.

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City Of London Group Announces £15.2M In Funding

PYMNTS

The bank will be launched by Recognise Financial Services, founded by Jason Oakley, the former managing director of Metro Bank ’s commercial and mortgages lending business. City of London Group (COLG) announced that it has raised £15.2

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Eleven Banks Cleared For Piece Of $1B RBS Fund

PYMNTS

Godfrey Cromwell, chairman of Banking Competition Remedies (BCR), which is managing the program, said it was “very good news that a broad selection of organizations have stepped forward and made a diversity of offers right across the [small business (SMB)] client base.”.

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Controversy Hits RBS’ $1B Fund To Boost Bank Competition

PYMNTS

20) said that Banking Competition Remedies, which was established to manage the RBS fund, is preparing to announce the first three winners of the money. Metro Bank is in the midst of fallout related to an accounting error, while TBS is under investigation following a botched IT project, reports said. The U.K.

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

Deposit Accounts

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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.”.

Cardinal Bank Has New, Competitive Rate First Choice Savings Account

Deposit Accounts

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

Deposit Accounts

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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

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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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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Sizzle Of The Week: Zelle’s Accelerating Growth

PYMNTS

Marcus : Goldman’s FinTech play on online banking logged $ 35 billion in deposits in 2018, said management during a post-earnings conference call – and this comes only two years after launch.

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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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