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. Mobile Payments mobile app News Payment platforms Transit Payments Washington Metro What's HotTo enable mobile payments, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is working with its fare payment vendor to upgrade its payment capabilities.

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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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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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Metro Bank launches developer portal for open banking

The Paypers

(The Paypers) Metro Bank has launched a new developer portal to open up its platform to FCA-registered third parties wishing to build services on top of its APIs

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Metro Bank: "We sit between challenger and incumbents"

Bobs Guide

Founded in 2010, Metro Bank has seen rapid growth in its 8 years of existence, gathering some 1.5m Young enough to be called a challenger yet using a business model more closely aligned with the high street banks of old, Metro Bank is in limbo between both camps in the great

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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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METRO SYSTEMS chooses Comarch EDI as new partner

The Paypers

(The Paypers) METRO SYSTEMS, the IT provider of METRO GROUP, has chosen Comarch EDI as the new EDI service provider

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Habib Metro Bank, Ria partner for remittance services in Pakistan

The Paypers

(The Paypers) HabibMetro Bank and Ria Money Transfer (“Ria”) have collaborated to offer remittance payout services in Pakistan

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Waymo Connects Riders To Phoenix Transit Systems

PYMNTS

Waymo announced it is partnering with Valley Metro, the Phoenix, Arizona area’s regional public transportation authority, to explore mobility solutions using self-driving technology. The first phase will launch in August, and offer first- and last-mile transit connections for Valley Metro employees, helping to connect them with public transportation. Ridesharing News public transportation Retail ride-hailing Self-Driving Cars Valley Metro walmart Waymo Waymo app What's Hot

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.

Wrap of Week #10: Women in Finance, Bitcoin ETF, SmallBiz fintech, Insurtech, Metro Bank

Daily Fintech

In our consumer banking coverage, we looked closer at Metro Bank, publicly traded Challenger bank with a unique business model. Can you ride the Metro to the Challenger Bank future?

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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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After joining Faster Payments, Metro Bank partners Post Office

The Paypers

(The Paypers) Metro Bank has become a fully operational participating financial provider of Faster Payments , the UK’s 24/7 real-time payment service

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Charlotte Metro Credit Union Buys Naming Rights to Amphitheater

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

Live Nation Entertainment and Charlotte Metro Credit Union announced a multi-year agreement to name the Uptown Amphitheater the Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre in Charlotte, NC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read the story. Advertisement Branding Naming Rights

Metro Money in Malaysia Uses Blockchain to Power Remittances

Payments Source

Malaysian remittance company Metro Money Exchange has selected Dragonfly Fintech, a Singapore-based blockchain technology provider, to power its remittance business.

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Orrstown Financial Recruits Ex-Metro Bank Execs

American Banker

has hired three former rivals from Metro Bank in Harrisburg: Adam Metz, Andrew Johnson and Doug Hummer. Orrstown Financial Services in Shippensburg, Pa., breaking_news dealmaking-strategy people mortgage commercial-lending pa community-banking

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

Bank Innovation

Exclusive Innovations Mobile Online Open Fintech Premium Retail artificial intelligence challenger bank Credit Mutuel IBM IBM Watson Metro Bank

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Fintech Unfiltered: N26 Decides Against Banking License for U.S. Launch [PODCAST]

Bank Innovation

Exclusive Innovations Mobile Online Open Fintech Payments PFM Retail Social Media Startups challenger bank Metro Bank Moven N26 revolut Simple Starling BankShould fintech companies with banking ambition get a license or partner with a bank for one? This is an important distinction for a challenger bank, almost an existential question.

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Charlotte Metro FCU Signs Deal to Sponsor NBA Basketball Team

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

The National Basketball Association's Charlotte Hornets completed a sponsorship agreement with Charlotte Metro Federal Credit Union that includes Hornets-themed credit and debit cards. Terms weren’t disclosed, but similar partnerships fall in the range of $100,000 to $250,000 per year, based on analyst estimates. Read more. Sponsorships

Best of FinXTech Awards to Recognize Collaboration Between Banks and FinTech Companies – Applications Now Open

Let's Talk Payments

Banking Fintech News Asia BizEquity CheckAlt City National Bank CNLBank Europe Inc Malauzai Software Metro Bank Metro Bank CheckAlt MineralTree nCino news Somerset Trust Company Univest Bank USLTP is proud to introduce our partnership with FinXTech as we celebrate the collaborative innovation between financial institutions and technology innovators. FinXTech has taken a unique approach to connecting FinTech.

P2P Lending Meets High Street Banking as Metro Bank Partners to Lend Via Zopa

NetBanker

Great Britain’s first P2P lender Zopa has teamed up with Metro Bank to combine P2P lending with “high street banking.” ” The first-of-its-kind deal makes Metro Bank the first bank in Great Britain to lend via a P2P platform.

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How ‘Computer Vision’ May Change Banking

Bank Innovation

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 RBCChatbots are great for personal interactions with banks, but the camera may soon provide an even more powerful tool for gauging customer sentiment. By reading the expression on a customer's face, the way another human would. Seems unbelievable, right?

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In the Kitchen of FinTech

Let's Talk Payments

Unlike traditional banks, Fintech Insights Asia Atom Bank Europe FinLeap insights Lending Club Metro Bank Monzo USOne of the core differences between the FinTech world and traditional financial institutions lies in the underlying technology and the level of freedom to build it.

Monocle’s Best 25 Cities — Metro Population and Murders Per Year

Tech and Finance

A sampling — not all the cities had murder rates listed. The ratings often included new homes built, number of museums and galleries and number of independent bookshops and miles of bike trails. Tokyo 9.4 million people/75 murders. Vienna 1.8 million/16. Berlin 3.5 million/37. Munich 1.5 million/58. Melbourne 140,000/37. Copenhagen 600,000/5. Sydney 210,000/42. Zurich 380,000/10. Hamburg 1.8 million/15. Madrid 3.3 million/38. Kyoto 1.5 million/9. Hong Kong 7.4 million/28. Vancouver 630,000/11.

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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.

Claim: Racial Disparities Rampant in Three Midwest Metro Areas

American Banker

Mortgage originators aren't lending enough to people of color or the poor in the St. Louis, Milwaukee and Minneapolis metropolitan areas, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition said. breaking_news law-regulation mortgage housing consumer-finance

Flexibility of IT Infrastructure as a Stress Test for Market Viability in Banking

Let's Talk Payments

Banking Insights Asia Atom Bank Backbase Brightstar Europe FIS insights Iress Metro Bank Shawbrook Bank Sopra SourceHOV SunGard US

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CFPB Jan. 2016 complaint report highlights “other financial services complaints,” complaints from NY State/NY metro area consumers

CFPB Monitor

The CFPB has issued its January 2016 complaint report which highlights “other financial service” complaints and complaints from consumers in New York State and the New York metro area. Mortgages were the most-complained-about product, with mortgage-related complaints representing 25 percent of the complaints submitted by New York State consumers and 27 percent of the complaints submitted by consumers in the New York metro area. Barbara S. Mishkin.

3 Reasons Why Fintech is Thriving in Atlanta

William Mills

Metro Atlanta has established itself as a major hub for the fintech (financial technology) industry. Blog Industry Events Atlanta Financial Technology fintech fintech industry metro atlanta

Former Toledo Metro Federal Credit Union CEO charged with embezzlement

CU Insight

On July 5, 2014, the board of directors of the $42 million Toledo Metro Federal Credit Union told their former president/CEO Charles Robert Poore they wanted to ask him about numerous suspicious transactions on his corporate credit card.

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Thoughts on Branch Transformation 2016

Celent Banking

Metro Bank stands out in my mind, along with Capital One as examples of the impact culture and training can have on the customer experience. Banking Retail Banking branch transformation Capital One mBank Metro Bank

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Metro Credit Union (MA) Raises Rate On High Yield Savings - $25K Minimum

Deposit Accounts

Blog Metro Credit Union (MA) Raises Rate On High Yield Savings - $25K Minimum. Metro Credit Union (MA) Raises Rate On High Yield Savings - $25K Minimum. Earlier this week, Metro Credit Union (MA) raised the rate on its High Yield Savings Account: balances above $25K now earn 1.15% APY, with no maximum balance cap. DETAILS INSTITUTION APY MIN MAX PRODUCT Metro Credit Union 1.15 * % $25k - High Yield Savings Account Accounts mentioned in this post. Metro Credit Union.

Client Spotlight – Victoria Hanson of SMW Financial Credit Union

Image Works Direct

While working as an art consultant for a major metro gallery, Victoria Hanson could never have predicted she would one day end up in the financial services industry. “It

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Things worth reading: 25th July 2018

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Nearly a million fed-up customers switch banks in the past year Revealed: the banks most people are switching to Euro zone bank fund holds 25 billion euros after four years Bank of England to Open New Payment System to Blockchain Users Metro Bank performs … The post Things worth reading: 25th July 2018 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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2018 Bank Fee Burden Rankings – the Places with the Highest and Lowest Bank Fees

Deposit Accounts

metro areas was analyzed. Louis have some of the lowest fees in the country, with the lowest Bank Fee Burden Score among the 50 metros DepositAccounts.com analyzed. metro areas. This Bank Fee Burden Score provides a simple way to compare between the major metro areas.

Things worth reading: 27th July 2018

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … This Is the Bank with the Worst Reputation in America Metro Bank has a credibility problem Why bank mergers are always riskier than markets think Study Reveals Millennials Shun Banks with Poor Online Service Starling Bank card design reflects ‘how we actually use our … The post Things worth reading: 27th July 2018 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Things worth reading: 26th July 2018

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … There are a couple of problems with Labour’s plan for the Bank of England Central bank independence is too precious to meddle with Metro Bank announces £302m share issue as profits quadruple PayPal quarterly profit beats estimates; forecast falls short Santander UK profits fall … The post Things worth reading: 26th July 2018 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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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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