Wringing inflation out of the system is already hurting many consumers as rates rise. More pain is coming for them and for banks and fintechs.
The latest news about payments and digital payments trends, including mobile payments, contactless payments, real-time payments, and mobile wallets like Venmo and Zelle.
As banking becomes embedded in digital ecosystems, financial institutions must evolve from monetary exchange to enabling value transfer models.
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As inflationary realities, worries about recession, and potential regulation for fintech BNPL firms increase, Citizens Pay keeps growing.
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With multiplying payment options, financial institutions have a massive opportunity to become trusted advisers to consumers and businesses.
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Financial institutions can develop a lucrative payment stream by giving customers reasons to process subscription payments with them.
Small businesses are underserved when it comes to their digital banking needs. Find out how to give them what they need before they move on.
Apple Pay has enjoyed exclusive access to iPhone payments, enabling it to charge banks and credit unions whose customers upload their cards.
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Buy now, pay later was a wave that never crested, until now. Market saturation, regulation and a possible recession are dragging it down.
Embedded payments, like embedded finance, is inevitable in the modern banking industry. However, three-fourths of banks and credit union globally still aren't prepared for the trends, says Zeta's Bhavin Turakhia.
Chase, U.S. Bancorp, BofA and others haven't seen any notable downtick in card performance. (They wouldn't mind seeing balances tick up.)
With consumers using digital wallets at a much higher rate, it's critical for banks and other card issuers to remain 'top of wallet.'
Launching in 2023, FedNow real-time payments have grabbed the attention of smaller banks, credit unions, fintechs ... and The Clearing House.
A mix of payment types is now the norm. Community banks must be able to handle the latest digital options as well as offline payments.
The Apple Pay Later product slams other BNPL players, but its effect on banking could be bigger, especially as part of a payments platform.
Bad headlines for Klarna and other BNPL providers have traditional competitors cheering, but writing off BNPL is a big mistake. Here's why.
Banks and credit unions can't rely on their old, legacy revenue models. They're dead. Instead, innovative financial institutions must rethink their business models and include subscriptions in their strategy, says Segmint's vice president of product Joan Clark.
To avoid ceding the fast-growing buy now, pay later market to a few aggressive fintechs, banks should focus on partnering and niche markets.
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