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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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Instant Issue Debit/Credit Cards: A Branch-Only Convenience

For all the benefits online and mobile banking solutions offer, instant issue cards is one convenience available only at physical branch locations.

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Datahead: Switching, Deposits & Debit Cards

1 in 4 say they will likely switch banks again in the next 12 months… Four banks control half the deposits… And debit card usage is down. These stats and much more.

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Overdrafts Pile Up As Opt-In Pays Off, But Were Consumers Misled?

Somewhere between 33%–75% of consumers opted in to OD plans, and overdraft fees will hit a record in 2011. But was deceptive marketing involved?

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What’s That? A Calculator on Your Credit Card?

It may look like a calculator, but it isn’t. It’s Visa’s CodeSure, a fraud-fighting technology that generates one-time passcodes for mutual authentication of online transactions. The back of CodeSure cards incorporate an…

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