Archive for debit cards
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.
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?
Using Google Trends, bank and credit union marketers can find a wealth of information right at their fingertips.
The ING Direct brand may soon be toast... Trash dumped at BofA's doorstep... Gen-Y's financial lives dissected... Plus 41 more headlines.
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.
Banks know everything about customers, but swiftly forget all of it… What's the future of branches… Is social banking on the way? Plus 29 more headlines.
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.
Another state legalizes prize-based bank accounts… Raddon Financial Group tackles the prickly subject of branching… Plus 30 more headlines in financial marketing.
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.
Why didn't banks test debit card fees first? ...3 in 5 consumers have no interest in engaging with your brand online... Probably because they hate banks. 34 headlines this week.
What a bizarre week. Customer fee outrage sparks mass exodus... BofA whines at first, but then flip flops... Then every bank toying with the idea abandons it -- all at once. 32 headlines total.
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.
BofA's $5 monthly debit card fee could cost them 20 million customers.
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.
For all the benefits online and mobile banking solutions offer, instant issue cards is one convenience available only at physical branch locations.
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.
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?
The 8 least-evil banks... BofA’s ridiculous $6 “grace period” fee... Wells Fargo's 6th blog... To tweet or not to tweet? Plus 15 other articles.
10 Resolutions perfect for bank marketers… 10 tech trends for 2011… The future of free checking… Plus 15 more headlines.
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