It’s no secret Americans aren’t great at saving, and the financial services community — belatedly — is rolling out new solutions to help. There are startups like Dyme and Digit that help simplify the savings process; neobanks like Simple and Moven that provide sophisticated budgeting tools to help plan for purchasesRead More
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Listen to this: Bankjoy, the Y Combinator alum startup, is hotly working on a banking app for Apple Watch that will rely on voice for functionality. Dick Tracy would be thrilled. Michael Duncan, the founder and CEO of Bankjoy, told us yesterday that the Apple Watch app will be doneRead More
Bankers need but one mantra today: “my bank is a technology company, my bank is a technology company.” And exhale. The truth is this concept appears to be incredibly difficult for the vast majority of American banks to fully grasp even today — unlike European banks, for example. Why exactlyRead More
The mobile banking apps of the 10 largest banks in the U.S. just don’t measure up. The average iOS iTunes score for those apps is short of the average score for the most popular fintech apps — make that, well short. On a scale of one to five, with five being theRead More
AUSTIN, Texas — “My app” will have a whole new meaning for USAA customers later this summer. The bank for consumers with ties to US military service members told Bank Innovation yesterday that it will relaunch its mobile app to include “complete personalization.” The overhaul of the app is part of aRead More
AUSTIN, Texas — US Bank is testing a Moto 360 app that includes a unique take on wearable banking. The app, which USB Chief Innovation Officer Dominic Venturo teased with a video during his keynote here at the Digital Banking Summit, relies solely on the color of the watch’s hands toRead More
Starbucks will roll out its Mobile Order and Pay service nationwide this year, the company announced yesterday. Starbucks started the program last month, but has greenlighted its rollout into more than 600 stores in the Pacific Northwest “in the months ahead.” Its full nationwide rollout will take place before yearend.Read More
Fiserv and LexisNexis, two big brands in financial technology, now have apps that are integrated. Greylock Federal Credit Union, the former credit union of General Electric, built the LexisNexis-Fiserv tie in using Fiserv’s DNAappstore, which fields such integration efforts. Specifically, the Greylock-built app, introduced this fall, allows demographic data from DNARead More
Simple 2.0 is not only a major redesign but adds a plethora of new features, leveraging newly developed technology.
I’m not one for “list” blogs, such as “The 13 Worst Things You Can Buy On eBay That Are Made Out Of Loom Bands” or “29 Genius Ways To Consume More Tequila,” which means I might not be Buzzfeed’s optimum visitor.
Sometimes, though, list blogs have merit.
What does a young person do today when he wants to choose a bank? He might check out what interest rates are offered on savings accounts or loans, or he might just want to know who has the coolest mobile app. We know one thing he won’t do — walk into the nearest branch to ask if the bank might be right for him.
It would be easy to dismiss the Apple-IBM partnership announced yesterday as an iPhone sales deal. In fact, the deal has significant implications for banking and banking technology. Hear that, SAP? At the heart of the deal is a new opportunity for Apple to sell to corporations through IBM, which owns corporateRead More