Where payments meet politics

Payments Source

Kate Fitzgerald, senior editor at PaymentsSource, talks to Eric Grover, principal at Intrepid Ventures, about the political activities that hinder the expansion of payment systems. Compliance U.S. Digital payments Biden Administration China PayDirt

How to stay awake in meetings

Chris Skinner

A long while ago, I had an early start to get to a meeting. By mid-afternoon, with lunch firmly … The post How to stay awake in meetings appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Leaving home before sunrise, I went from subway to train to taxi, and arrived bright eyed and bushy tailed. However, as the day went on, my battery started to run dry. Grid Humour


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Meet 2020’s Newest Influencers


Influencers have had a rough couple of weeks, as consumers’ tastes have rapidly drifted away from the high-gloss, incredibly curated and aspirational Insta-lifestyle that only a month or two ago was a staple of online life in the U.S.

Can you recognise a fraudster when you meet one?

Chris Skinner

Equally, a … The post Can you recognise a fraudster when you meet one? I’ve pointed out many times that it’s easy to scam people online and defraud them. I even once got a phone call from an elderly gentleman asking me if he had really won £1 million on the Financial Services Club lotto. I had to let him down gently. appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Crime Grid

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

Travel Meets Connected Commerce


By 2021 – about a year from now – over 20 percent of all payments globally will be made with a mobile wallet. As usage grows, brands are responding with expanded mobile features and more end-to-end experiences.

NCUA Releases Annual Meeting Guidance

New York's State of Mind

NCUA yesterday released much needed guidance to Federal credit unions informing them that they had the right to postpone their annual meetings. NCUA’s clarification is a welcome relief to many credit unions which have been wondering how to both comply with their annual meeting obligations and state level orders limiting the number of persons who […]. Compliance Economy Regulatory annual meeting COVID-19 FinCEN.

Open Banking Meets Instant Payments At The Online Checkout


Last week marked the third anniversary of PSD2 , the regulation that launched open banking in the U.K. and Europe. And those three years have given rise to a slew of new companies capitalizing on that initiative all over the world, as well as established companies making their mark.

The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting

Chris Skinner

The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting. The post The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I posted this on twitter earlier and it’s proven so popular that I thought I would share with all. Humour

University of Toronto launches fintech bootcamp to meet local labor demand

Bank Innovation

To meet the demands of this growing industry, the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies is partnering with education services company Trilogy to launch […].

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

mCommerce Rises To Meet Digital 3.0


Mobile commerce hasn’t been a focus during the pandemic, but recently retail apps and other usage patterns are starting to appear as more than a blip on the Digital 3.0 radar. Consumers have adopted using mobile for restaurant orders.

Where the rubber meets the road: digital payments and the trucking industry

Mobile Payments Today

The trucking industry was content with its payment processing for years until the pandemic hit. Mobile Payments Today interviewed Justin King, Senior Vice President, product and innovation for Comdata on how the industry has moved forward with digital payments

Digital Disruption Meets Automotive Repairs


It’s a cliché (but a true one) to say that the automotive world, and the culture attached to it, is undergoing a massive, historic change — thanks to digital and mobile technology, and a shift in consumer preferences. Cars and trucks are becoming rolling centers of commerce and payments. Ridesharing and other programs are changing the concept of what it means to be a driver, rider and user of transportation in general.

Digital payments, fintech meet a pandemic need. Banks must adjust

Payments Source

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The Empowered Consumer

When it comes to working with the empowered consumer, AI has the power to help your business thrive by leveraging your own data to better understand your customers. Read our ebook, The Empowered Consumer, to learn more about how AI can help you connect with your customers.

Hecklers Taunt Wells CEO During Annual Meeting


Wells Fargo ‘s interim CEO faced critics at the company’s annual meeting in Dallas. One of the wonderful things about shareholder democracy in this country is that we have meetings like this,” Parker said. Activist Bruce Marks, who was thrown out of the annual meeting two years ago, demanded that directors reveal what they knew about abuses, and called on the bank to support a program to aid car buyers.

Adapting Contact Centers to Meet Business Continuity

Banking Exchange

Within this adversity lies an opportunity for banks to revamp their call centers and retain customers Management Feature Human Resources The Economy Bank Performance Branch Technology/ATMs Outsourcing/Cloud Feature3. 1Management

Open Banking APIs Meet B2B Payments


Steady digitization in stale B2B payments and the open banking movement are two closely related and increasingly exuberant expressions of money’s digital makeover.

Gas stations struggle to meet October chip card deadline

Bank Innovation

While chip cards are becoming a mainstay at brick-and-mortar retail checkouts, gas pump payment technology lags behind. Visa and Mastercard have given U.S.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Meeting Diversifying Wealth Management Needs in 2021


Leveraging more than 30 years of wealth management and industry experience, he effectively works with clients to meet their diverse and growing needs. The post Meeting Diversifying Wealth Management Needs in 2021 appeared first on Blog Popular Bank.

Subscription Payments Meet Emerging Markets


Subscription-based offerings can be key to helping business-to-consumer (B2C) companies establish long-running relationships and lock down more predictable revenue streams. Effective subscription offerings require careful strategizing around payments, however. Should customers’ recurring payments fail, due to credit cards expiring or other issues, this could produce involuntary churn in which otherwise willing customers are accidentally dropped.

Open Banking fails to meet targets


Despite having registered over two million users in the UK, Open Banking is still failing to meet its objectives of creating a more competitive retail banking landscape.

How Machine Learning, Contactless Payments Are Helping Piada Italian Street Food Meet Shifting Ordering Needs


This is something that is especially crucial currently, as diners are experimenting with a larger variety of contactless payment and ordering tools that are being introduced to meet demand.

Grocery Roundup: Walmart, Tesco Meet The New Digital Consumers


Delivery done right meets a consumer’s needs including around delivery time — with Walmart’s partnership with HomeValet described by Ward as “one of many solutions we’re testing” to make people’s lives “more manageable.”.

Elastic Path reveals how retailers can meet changing e-commerce demands

Mobile Payments Today

In an interview with Retail Customer Experience, Elastic Path Chief Strategy Officer Darin Archer details the importance of deploying flexible e-commerce systems

Central Bankers Set April Meeting To Talk Digital Money


Central bank leaders from six countries and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) have planned an April meeting to discuss digital currencies and the parameters involved for launching their own, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Thursday (Feb.

Uber Announces Seattle Price Hike To Meet Minimum Wage Law


Uber trips will jump 24 percent in cost starting in the new year in Seattle, with the rideshare company raising prices to accommodate a new law requiring drivers be paid the city's minimum wage, GeekWire reported.

Join our ‘Fintech in the Age of Coronavirus’ Zoom meeting (Subscribers Only) 

Bank Innovation

For insights into these questions, Bank Innovation and INV Fintech, its sister banking innovation services platform, will present a special Zoom meeting on […]. How will banking and fintech business models be impacted by this unprecedented coronavirus pandemic?

Tuesday: Join the ‘Regulators’ and Financial Institutions’ Pandemic Responses’ Zoom meeting (Subscribers Only)

Bank Innovation

EST, Bank Innovation will host a Zoom meeting for subscribers titled “Regulators’ and Financial Institutions’ Pandemic Responses: What Do We Know, What Can We Know, and When Can We Know It?” On Tuesday at 12 p.m.

Many UK Merchants Not Meeting Digital-First Shopping Expectations


Adventuring to different markets worldwide, PYMNTS continues to document how the digital shift that caught fire in 2020 continues shaping spend trends and consumer sentiments.

How Robotic Process Automation Helped People’s United Bank Meet Increased Digital Volumes


Meeting all the challenges of the pandemic required extensive back-end improvements, but these upgrades were fortunately in the works long before the pandemic was declared in the U.S.

Meet Kirk Muhlenbruck, Market President in Northfield


Kirk has a long track record of leadership in banking and now he’s ready to bring his career into the community he’s called home for almost 20 years. Will you briefly outline your banking history? Kirk: I sure can.

Bringing Order To Chaos: Open Banking Meets Healthcare Payments


In the accelerated, digital-first world, few things are more complicated than healthcare payments. In fact, even a medical school degree isn’t enough to sort out the different payment accounts, billing statements and various insurance plans.

Uber, Other Platforms' Changing Business Models Meet Regulatory Buzzsaw


But there’s always the risk that new business models will meet the regulatory buzz saw. The evolution – and revolution – of the platform economy has been one where individuals find work when and where they need it.