Americans have been shocked when credit cards don't work in other countries, where EMV chip-and-PIN technology has been the norm for years.
Canadians say paying fees to credit card companies for "foreign currency" transactions is annoying. Not anymore, with Sears Financial.
At the extremes of the retail banking spectrum, there are 12.2 million unbanked U.S. adults, and 11.3 million who are the "superbanked."
Schools earn 15 cents every time a Texas Trust Credit Union card is used to make a purchase. Cardholder transactions total $60,000.
Most financial institutions wrestle with social media. Where do products fit in, and what's the ROI? Well here's a twist.
Americans are ready to abandon cash and checks, as physical payment tools are viewed as frustrating and inconvenient. Is your bank ready?
Barclaycard Ring MasterCard empowers cardmembers who will share in profits by influencing card decisions through social media.
Credit cards are swiftly becoming the preferred plastic to promote. Here are five things financial marketers should keep in mind.
Credit Karma's Justine Rivero explores three trends credit card marketers need to be mindful of in 2012 and beyond.
Bank Transfer Day is over, and November 5th has come and gone. So how bad was the damage? These figures put the body count in perspective.
Consumers can make payments via email, phone and Facebook with Commonwealth Bank's revolutionary new mobile app dubbed "Kaching."
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.
For all the benefits online and mobile banking solutions offer, instant issue cards is one convenience only at physical branch locations.
This blue bracelet not only lets you make contactless payments of $50 or less, it holds your medical information. But is it too weird for widespread adoption?
1 in 4 say they will likely switch banks again in the next year, four banks control half the deposits and debit card usage is down.
OCBC’s sub-brand for Gen-Y — dubbed FRANK — is almost like a hip and fashionable banking night club, with cool cards and stylish stores.
83% will or have switched banks and 1 in 4 bankers say innovation isn't important. Here's what marketers should know
Should banks and credit unions get so creative that they instill a calculator on the back of their credit cards?
Does the confidence men feel in their finances align with their behavior? Or perhaps are women more willing to admit financial shortcomings?
The brand identity for Bangor Savings Bank illustrates many important principles of financial branding – consistency and focus among them.