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Cardless ATMs Going Mainstream

The days of making cash withdrawals with ATM cards are numbered, as consumers and financial institutions alike increasingly embrace access via mobile phones.

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US Consumers Won’t Change Payment Habits

The future success of digital payments hinges on contextual engagement, simplicity and bringing added value to each transaction.

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Consumers Still Love Plastic More Than Mobile Payments

Mobile payments struggle to gain acceptance despite increases in mobile banking and alternative payment use.

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8 Ways to Make Your Debit or Credit Card Consumers’ First Choice for Holiday Purchases

How can financial institutions rise to the top of wallets and increase interchange revenue this season?

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Will Stratos Make Consumers Forget Apple Pay?

In a crowded payments marketplace, Stratos Card hopes to replace current credit, debit and loyalty cards with an all-in-one alternative.

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The Annual ‘2014 State of Checking Consumers’ Report

Research reveals how consumers feel about banks, which checking features they want most, what channels they like, and why they'd switch.

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The ‘Buzz’ Surrounding Debit Card Loyalty Rewards

Buzz Points, a loyalty program rewarding consumers for shopping with their debit card, can generate up to $96 per cardholder annually.

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6 Reasons Why Cash is Still The King of Payments

Despite growth of debit and credit card use and heavy promotion of digital payments, cash is still the preferred payment choice of consumers.

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Big Day for Payments: Plastic vs. Digital

Coin announces unique card-based alternative solution to the overstuffed wallet.

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How Custom Debit/Credit Card Designs Make Accounts Sticky & Grow Relationships

Financial institutions can charge consumers to customize the design of their debit/credit card. Here are four strategies to generate income.

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Who Cares About Debit Reward Cards?

Financial institutions offer checking account features that few consumers care about. All people really want is mobile banking and free ATMs.

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TD Tells Customers To ‘Bank Human’ With Lollipops And Pens

TD says it’s “time to bank human again.” What does that mean? Free pens and lollipops? The campaign seems innocuous, but it raises awkward questions for the bank's "convenience" brand.

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Chase To Issue Debit Cards Instantly In Branches

New customers will be able to get their debit cards -- and current customers can replace lost cards -- on the spot in 2,000 Chase branches. Are you still making folks wait 5-10 days?

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Google Trends Reveal Banking Insights, Social Media Zeitgeist

Using Google Trends, bank and credit union marketers can find a wealth of information right at their fingertips.

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Study Finds Prepaid Cards Could Replace Debit Cards

A study by Market Rates Insight finds that about 50% of consumers say they are likely to use reloadable prepaid cards... and pay over $4 for the service.

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ATM Cash Withdrawals Go Cardless With Mobile Banking App

RBS and NatWest customers can use the mobile banking app to request a 6-digit PIN they can enter at ATM to receive cash -- no debit card needed.

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So What Was The Final Body Count For BofA’s Debit Card Fee Debacle?

Bank Transfer Day is over, and November 5th has come and gone. So how bad was the damage? These facts and figures put the body count in perspective.

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Thinking BofA’s Debit Fee Refugees Are ‘Unprofitable’ is a Huge Mistake

Just because BofA introduced a $5 debit card fee doesn’t automatically mean its castaway customers are unprofitable to other financial institutions, especially those unaffected by Durbin.

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BofA’s $5 Monthly Debit Fee: The Backlash, The Fallout and What It All Means

BofA's $5 monthly debit card fee could cost them 20 million customers.

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Fifth Third’s ‘Duo’: The First Real Combined Debit + Credit Card in the US

The Duo Card, a combined credit and debit card, makes Fifth Third the first card issuer in the U.S. to offer this kind of dual functionality in one piece of plastic.

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