January, 2022

The next big payments disruptors may surprise you


At the recent Money 2020 conference, I spoke with The Fintech Times about which potential disruptors banks and payments players are most concerned about.

Insurtechs Need to Ace Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) Optimization

Daily Fintech

Across industries, it’s generally accepted that it costs about five times as much to attract a new customer as it does to sell to an existing one. In insurance, the cost of acquiring customers (CAC) is higher, at seven to nine times that of selling to an existing customer.


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Crypto Exchange BitMEX to Buy 268-Year-Old German Bank to Deliver ‘Banking 2.0’


The CEO and CFO of the BitMEX cryptocurrency derivatives exchange announced today that they have reached an agreement to purchase a 268-year-old German bank in order to establish “a one-stop shop for regulated crypto products in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.”.

Effective Loan Pricing in Today’s Rate Environment


How to Price Loans Effectively Effective loan pricing is more imperative than ever for financial institutions, given the outlook on interest rates and other factors. . You might also like this webinar, "Is Inflation the Big Gift to Your Future Earnings?" WATCH .

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

The Top 5 Trends in Fintech and Banking for 2022


These fintech and banking trends should be on financial institutions’ radar in the year ahead. This list of top banking and fintech trends for 2022 won’t tell anyone anything they haven’t already heard about. It’s meant to help financial institutions plan for 2022—i.e.,

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Are hidden workers a hidden source of talent for banks?


I’m sure you’ve read the headlines about people who retired early, went back to school, made career shifts, or decided to pursue their passion projects full-time over the last year or so. And like me, you probably know people personally whose pandemic experiences pushed them to make such changes.

40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders awards

Independent Banker

Nominations for 40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders 2022 are now open! Click here to nominate. 40 Under 40 seeks to recognize community banking’s brightest, most promising young professionals. Winners are featured in Independent Banker’s June issue.

Onbe: 2021 Was the Year of Adaptability


Last year saw workers around the world move out of survival mode and dedicate themselves to finding solutions to meet the needs of our new reality. Onbe CEO Bala Janakiraman expects that innovation to continue as more organizations embrace the digital transformation that working remotely requires.

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The 5 Pillars of BSA – Why They Are Important for Your AML Program


Tips for a strong AML Prog r am that will lead to a successful exam T he task of building a robust AML program may seem overwhelming , but t here is no better place to start than with t he five pillars of BSA. Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

Customer experience has become a key differentiator. Learn how to launch your digital transformation by incorporating two customer experience trends into your digital transformation strategy: self-service & personalization.

US Banks Turn to Technology To Compete Against FinTechs

Banking Exchange

Traditional banks lack the underlying technology to undertake digital transformation reveals ISG report Technology Financial Trends Feature3 Fintech Feature Tech Management Mobile Online Outsourcing/Cloud. 1Technology

Embedding In for the Experience Win

Strategically Speaking

Quick poll: h ow many financial providers do you use? If you answered 30 to 40, you’re right in line with today’s Gen Z or Millennial couples. It’s a figure that sounds shocking at first, especially to those of us who’ve been around the financial services industry for some time.

What are equipment financiers missing by not embracing green loans?


In the last 12 months or so, I’ve noticed an increasing focus on ESG (environmental, social and governance) initiatives in the finance industry. Banks in Europe are leading the way, driven by regulatory standards and consumer expectations, as well as their own desire to build a sustainable future.

Jack Dorsey wants to keep the force in bitcoin decentralized

Daily Fintech

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Block (formerly Square), has been a consistent advocate of bitcoin. Dorsey both personally and professionally has supported bitcoin for years. In 2018, he said that bitcoin will eventually become the world’s single currency.

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

U.K. Treasury Increasing Cryptocurrency Ad Regulations


The U.K. Treasury said Tuesday (Jan. 18) that it plans to regulate cryptocurrency advertising like other financial products and ensure that promotions are “fair, clear and not misleading,” according to a Bloomberg report.

ALM 101: Introduction to Asset/Liability Management – Part 1: ALM Goals & Approaches


Asset/liability management basics In part 1 of this "Introduction to ALM" blog series, learn the goals of asset/liability management and how it can help financial institutions.

Banks Need to Expand Hybrid Banking Options to Survive

Banking Exchange

COVID-19 has caused significant numbers of people to want to limit social contact in public places for the time being Retail Banking Feature Financial Trends Duties Technology Feature3 Customers Consumer Compliance Covid19 Performance People Branch Technology/ATMs Mobile Online. 1Retail Banking

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BSA/AML Reform in the 2021 NDAA: What You Need to Know

Strategically Speaking

One thing all BSA compliance professionals can agree on is that the requirements to identify money laundering and terrorist financing will continue to get more complex globally as time goes on.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Four ways European banks help customers reach their goals


The other day, when I went into my local bank branch to speak with my advisor, I was struck by the immensity of the transition which banking in Europe is going through right now. In an incredibly competitive environment, banks are facing tremendous pressure.

Ethereum will shape the global app economy

Daily Fintech

With the Christmas holidays, you may have missed all the hubbub that followed Jack Dorsey’s tweet that basically said that Web3 is not the decentralized dream that everyone claims it is, and instead is a hustle pushed by venture capitalists to line their pockets. Dorsey wrote: “You don’t own Web3.

Market Commentary: Week of January 3, 2022

SWBC's LenderHub

Last Week. The news during the holiday week centered squarely around Omicron as super-high infection rates played havoc in the U.S. and Europe.

AML Quality Control: Strong QC Can Prevent BSA Violations


Tips to strengthen financial institution BSA/AML quality control AML quality control helps financial institutions make certain that suspicious activity monitoring meets program expectations. . Have you combined your BSA & Fraud Departments, or are you considering it?

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Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

Banking Trade Group Urges CFPB to Further Study Overdraft Use

Banking Exchange

Follows December’s overdraft report from bureau which considered additional policy guidance Compliance Feature Duties Feature3 Consumer Credit Customers People Compliance Management Credit Risk Compliance/Regulatory. 1Compliance

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Examining future ATM trends in 2022

ATM Marketplace

Where are ATMs headed in 2022? Read to find out

Survive and Thrive by Following in the Footsteps of Retailers

Independent Banker

By: Lauren Kirkley, Group President, Print, Payment & Engagement Solutions, Vericast. Assessing consumer satisfaction and expectations in the vacuum of a single industry view is a recipe for failure.

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 19th January.

Daily Fintech

To CBDC or not, that is the question! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week we saw arguments for and against the implementation by Central Banks of a state backed stablecoin or CBDC.

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.