Simple has gone the way of Dwolla — it’s completely fee-free. Simple’s free policy went into effect today. The BBVA-owned banking service has set the standard for ease of use, clean design, and low fees since its launch in 2012. Make that “low fees” into “no-fees” as of today. This morningRead More
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“Sorry, no cards — we’re cash only.” This depressing refrain sends many a millennial scuttling to the nearest ATM, where he will likely pay $2 or $3 so that the merchant can avoid a swipe fee. The cap on debit fees brought about by the Durbin Amendment seems to have done nothing to curbRead More
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away — actually, it was just last year in Los Angeles — a startup called SPARE emerged with the mission of killing the ATM machine. Its method was to turn businesses into cash disbursement centers, starting with hotels. The idea is thatRead More
You know your ATM data is a goldmine. But now what do you do about it?
Ever wish that you could easily access your bitcoins and use them to purchase goods and services? Well, bitcoin may not be officially considered a currency, but technologists figured out the next best thing — creating a “Bitcoin ATM” that will dispense cash in exchange for you bitcoins, or willRead More
Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day! Four years ago, Bitcoin enthusiast and Florida resident Laszlo Hanyecz wanted two pizza pies, but wanted to pay with bitcoins. Little did he know that his hunger would help jumpstart bitcoin to the burgeoning virtual currency it is today. Whether or not you are celebrating BitcoinRead More
When did you last use the ATM and how much did you take out? Are you sure? A new study says our recall regarding cash machines and other financial matters is more often wrong than right. Every day new banking studies come out and look at customer expectations and behaviorRead More