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Millennials Have More Banking Apps than Other Generations

February 12, 2018

Mobile banking has officially gone mainstream: 55% of U.S. adults have at least one full-service banking app on their phones now, according to a study conducted by BankRate. Additionally, those consumers with bank apps are active users, with 70% stating […]


Mastercard, Visa Now Classify Bitcoin Purchases as ‘Cash Advances,’ Leading to Fees

February 6, 2018

Payment processors Visa and Mastercard have re-classified bitcoin purchases and will now view them as “cash advances,” a category that will bring an additional 5% fee to those virtual currency purchases on credit cards, as reported today by TechCrunch. This […]


Equifax’s Credit Locking App is Glitching

February 1, 2018

Credit reporting service Equifax launched a consumer mobile app yesterday, an app that would allow users to lock credit access via mobile — that is – if it would stop freezing and glitching in the middle of processing such requests. […]


Regulations

U.S. Bancorp Announces Resolution Finalizing Legacy BSA / AML Matters

February 15, 2018

Via: Yahoo

U.S. Bancorp (USB), parent company of U.S. Bank, announced today that it has resolved previously disclosed matters related to its Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance programs with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of […]


Capital and risk, Credit

States that voted for Trump more likely to have growing credit-card debt

February 14, 2018

Via: Market Watch

American households are falling deeper into debt, reaching another all-time high last year of more than $1 trillion in outstanding revolving credit — also known as credit-card debt. That’s a 6% jump from the year before and a 20% increase […]


Activity, Investment banking

Top U.S. Banks Are Investing Most in Personal Finance Fintechs

February 13, 2018

Via: Bank Innovation

For all buzz around cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, surprisingly, the top U.S. banks have not been investing as much in these areas as much as one might have thought. The top areas of interest for the major U.S. banks when […]