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Big tech pushes passwordless for payments

Payments Dive

Google, Microsoft and Apple this month began a big, new push in their campaign for a passwordless standard that's aimed at improving digital identity verification, including for payments

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Treasuries Under Pressure as Week Opens

South State Correspondent

Treasuries Under Pressure as Week Opens. Equities are finding an early bid this morning off news that President Biden will review the China tariff policy. That comment boosted risk assets on the possibility that some tariffs may be rolled back.

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Agility makes the pieces fit for payments players

Accenture

As the payments ecosystem expands into the worlds of crypto and the metaverse, keeping up with customer expectations, regulations and technological shifts is becoming a big challenge for payments providers. The only thing we can be certain of is that things will keep changing!

A subscription model for crypto

Daily Fintech

Coinbase’s first-quarter earnings report showed a $430 million loss in revenue and a 19% drop in users, going from 11.4 million to 9.2 million MTUs – monthly transacting users.

The Non-QM Market Experiences a Remarkable Comeback: Check Out the Industry Guide

As the commercial lending market evolves, non-QM loans are becoming increasingly popular. Check out this eBook for a detailed look at the benefits of non-QM loans, how to maneuver your way through, and what the future may bring.

Klarna revamps operations, cuts 700 employees

Payments Dive

Klarna, a major buy now-pay later player and Europe's highest value fintech, has "re-evaluated" its business and made "really tough decisions" that include cutting 10% of its workforce, the CEO said

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Overdraft and Offsetting the Gap

Gonzobanker

Banks and credit unions should be developing intentional strategies to counter the loss of overdraft fee income.

Part 4. Bitcoin is working for the people of El Salvador 

Daily Fintech

Quick recap; the Salvadoran Colon currency failed due to inflation, then they switched to the US Dollar and then they added Bitcoin as legal tender in 2021. El Salvador’s new Bitcoin law requires every trader who is technically able to do so to accept the cryptocurrency.

Billtrust to stay on acquisition streak

Payments Dive

Billtrust, which focuses on the accounts receivable side of B2B payments, has acquired two European companies in recent months and plans to continue snapping up other firms

Give Your Borrowers Peace of Mind for Mental Health Awareness Month

SWBC's LenderHub

Each year in May, we celebrate Mental Health Awareness month. After two years of pandemic stress, keeping up with constantly changing news cycles, and dealing with increasing economic uncertainty, we could all use a mental health boost. Customer Service & Loyalty

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How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

NatWest’s Sir Howard Davies: ‘I’m quite pessimistic. Brexit was a significant mistake’

TheGuardian

The banker and former regulator has seen many crises in his career, but war and political division have him worried Sir Howard Davies is a worried man. He is worried about political polarisation. He is worried about the long-term impact of Brexit on the City of London.

Why Bank Shareholder Succession Matters

Jeff For Banks

I'm growing more concerned about the time and effort by community financial institutions to understand the needs of next generation shareholders and build a strategy around shareholder succession. I recently met with a former partner at Wellington Management.

Tag Heuer accepts crypto as payment

Payments Dive

CEO Frédéric Arnault suggested cryptocurrency fluctuations are a risk companies will need to take on if they allow this form of payment

BofA hikes minimum wage to $22 amid labor market pressure

American Banker

Expense management Compensation Workplace Branch banking

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.

Kansas, Missouri up penalty for ATM theft

ATM Marketplace

New laws from Kansas and Missouri will up the penalty for ATM theft

Podcast: How a CBDC would ‘fundamentally rewire our economy’

ABA Community Banking

In a special bonus episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, ABA's Rob Morgan digs into the association's comments on the Federal Reserve's discussion paper on central bank digital currencies.

Choose Your Technology Correctly for Your Commerce and Insurance Strategy

Perficient Digital Transformation

In our final blog on insurance commerce, we build on the previous insights on strategy, customer needs, and internal readiness. We’ve always advocated a process-first mentality – and once these key inputs are ready, technology can be a great accelerator or activator of your strategy.

Two years after HELOC pullback, JPMorgan again eyes the business

American Banker

Mortgages Expense management Consumer banking

A Comprehensive Guide to Construction Loan Issues for the Commercial Loan Market

Understand how to mitigate risk & protect the interest of all parties with this exclusive, must-have guide outlining important issues for commercial construction lending & best practices.

New CFPB interpretive rule outlines broad state CFPA enforcement authority

CFPB Monitor

The CFPB has issued a new interpretive rule regarding the authority of state attorneys general and state regulators (State Officials) to enforce the Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFPA). . CFPA Section 1042(a) (12 U.S.C.

Fed survey: Americans’ financial well-being improves in 2021

ABA Community Banking

Nearly 8 in 10 U.S. households surveyed in late 2021 said they were “doing OK” or “living comfortably,” according to the Federal Reserve’s annual Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households released today.

Chase CIO: 3 advantages banks have in the race for tech talent

BankInovation

Banks have inherent advantages over fintechs in the race to recruit top tech talent although fintechs are often viewed as more efficient and faster-moving than banks.

Banks can bring stability to the stablecoin market

American Banker

Deposits Blockchain Cryptocurrencies

CMBS Lending on the Rise: Uncover 10 Common Myths of Securitized Lending

CMBS Lending is an established and growing industry that is, once again, rising to the top as a significant source of permanent loan financing. Learn the truth about CMBS lending and why it might be the best financing solution.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects prejudice requirement for waiver of arbitration

CFPB Monitor

The U.S. Supreme Court today held that waiver of the right to arbitrate does not require a showing that the other party was prejudiced. The unanimous opinion by Justice Kagan in Morgan v.

FinovateSpring 2022: Interview with Kathy Strasser, IncredibleBank

William Mills

At this year’s FinovateSpring in San Francisco, our CEO William Mills interviewed some of fintech’s top professionals to examine the latest technology and advancements in the industry.

US Bank launches Spanish voice assistant for auto loan servicing, banking

BankInovation

Bank’s Spanish-speaking customers can now service their auto loans by speaking into the bank’s mobile app. The Minneapolis-based bank last month launched a Spanish-language version of its smart voice assistant — Asistente Inteligente de U.S.

A female CEO's guide to success in a male-dominated payments industry

American Banker

Payments Most Influential Women in Payments 2022

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.