Fees are on the rise across the retail banking sector, and customers on the hunt for “free checking” will have a difficult search ahead.
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Conventional wisdom says banks should meet customers where customers want to interact, whether it’s mobile, online, or even – gasp – at the branch. But how about letting customers design their own accounts? Does that sound like crazy talk? Not to Union BanCal Corp., based in San Francisco. The bank,Read More
When was the last time you wrote a check? What, just yesterday? Personal finance and payments company Pageonce wants to make sure you never have to write one again. “The last refuge of the check is the ‘hyperlocal’ — your rent, your gardener, pre-school, your kid’s soccer league,” said PageonceRead More
How cutthroat is the battle between Green Dot Corp. and Bluebird for Walmart banking customers? So brutal that Green Dot purchased a whole bank — which it relaunched today. Green Dot launched the beta version of its new mobile bank account, known as GoBank, today. Already known as a providerRead More
Melanie Friedrichs of Andera recently discovered Banking By Design from Union Bank, and wrote about it here. This intriguing product allows customers to personalize their checking accounts by choosing the features they want. Bank Innovation decided to give the product a test drive for your viewing pleasure. Union Bank is headquartered inRead More
Forgive me bankers, I failed to read the fine print.
When I opened a new savings account online with JPMorgan Chase & Co. about a month ago, I refused to read the terms associated with my banking product. At the time, I figured, what’s to know? I would put money into the account and earn about a cent or so a month in interest to work toward my apartment aspirations of buying new objects like bar stools, a projection screen, a better bed and a lamp from Japan.