Bank of America: Shrinking Workforce & Fewer Branch Locations

July 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Bank of America has 23% fewer branches and 37% fewer workers than in 2009, the bank said in a recent presentation. Further, CNNMoney reports that they plan to cut another 8,000 jobs from their consumer business over time. Digital transactions are way less expensive and keep customers happy. In fact, BofA said it costs less than a tenth…

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"Why would I drive to talk to a video screen?" Six Video Teller Mistakes to Avoid

June 28, 2016 / 0 Comments

It’s not a live-in-person teller, and it’s not an ATM. But, based on conversations I’ve had with some of my older, more set-in-their-ways relatives, it may be the only way to get certain people to make use of a “machine” to do their banking. The interactive video teller machine certainly looks like an ATM, but the remote…

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Regulators Now Demanding New Deposit Reconciliation Practices for Banks & Credit Unions

June 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

Fed. Government: “Technological and other processes exist that allow financial institutions to fully reconcile discrepancies in deposit accounts”

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Identity Theft, Bank Tellers, and Fraud

May 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

If Manhattan’s top District Attorney Cyrus Vance is to be believed, consumers may have as much — or more — to fear from bank tellers than they do from accessing their accounts online or with a mobile device.

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Report: FDIC-Insured Institutions Earn $40.8 Billion in Fourth Quarter 2015

May 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

End of the physical bank branch? Not at this rate!

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Three Branch Models Which Will Keep Physical Banks Alive.

May 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

Meredith Deen of Financial Management Solutions, Inc. (FMSI) thinks there is still life in the traditional bank branch.

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On Second Thought…. Checks – We Love 'Em!

April 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

In the interest of equal time – Checks? We love ’em!

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Kill the Check? "Kill the Check!" Says electronic payment advocate…

April 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

“Just because checks have existed since at least 13th century Venice and 19 billion of them were used to pay people and businesses in the U.S. last year doesn’t mean that we should keep them alive. We, as a country, somehow mustered up the courage to move past the horse-and-buggy and 8-track tapes – I think we can dig deep and find it within ourselves as a payments ecosystem to kill the check.”

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2015 Top 5 Payment Trends Are Actually Happening …

March 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

What were the top five payment trends according to BAI’s 2015 Payments Connect Publication?

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The Growing Value Proposition Around Mobile Deposit

March 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

Our friends at RemoteDepositCapture.com completed a new poll on mobile RDC and found that among those participating in their survey, 28% put the value of mobile remote deposit capture (mRDC) at up to $1.00 per transaction, and just 3% said using mRDC is of no value to them.

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