B2B Payments Friction: Rethinking the Role of Check

May 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Let’s be frank: paper checks present a challenge to anyone in the accounts payable space. But let’s be equally realistic: checks continue to make up about half of the supplier payments volume. B2B payments disruptors now have a choice when designing and deploying technology: Will they use that tech to make paper checks less friction-filled, or entice…

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For Regionals to Catch Up to Big Banks, Time to Modernize

April 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

There is a trend in the wind, according to AmericanBanker.com: Over the past few days, midsize banks — such as Comerica, Commerce Bancshares and M&T Bank — have reported notable declines in total deposits, with M&T, in particular, reporting a 6% drop from a year earlier. Executives have offered a number of reasons why, saying…

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Application and Platform Modernization Surges

April 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

A newly released report reveals that cloud computing advances are a driving force for large enterprises — including, of course, those in the health care and retail banking segments — to modernize their application platforms in spite of large investments they may have made previously in legacy systems. Large enterprises have dedicated in-house IT resources,…

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RemoteDepositCapture.com Is At It Again!

April 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

RemoteDepositCapture.com creates one featured poll question per month on RDC-related topics. If you’re at all interested in check processing [who wouldn’t be, right?], then we invite you to visit their site and register your input. While you’re there, it’s well worth signing up for their newsletter so you can get poll results regularly. This month’s featured…

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Consumer Mobile RDC Limits Swing Upward at Financial Institutions

April 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

A RemoteDepositCapture.com poll reveals that the limits banks and credit unions place on the size of consumer checks eligible for depositing via mobile RDC are rising steadily. In fact, the past year has seen the number of financial institutions with standard per-item deposit limits above $5,000 for consumer mobile deposit customers growing by nearly 50%, according to the…

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RemoteDepositCapture.com Launches Reg CC Survey; Webinar to Follow

March 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

On July 1st, 2018, Amendments to Federal Reserve Regulation CC take effect. Many financial institutions are taking a passive approach to these very important changes. Others are serious about making changes to their deposit agreements and are changing workflows to modernize their risk and fraud practices. What’s your position on these changes? The amendment creates…

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Are Mid-Sized FIs Failing To Climb The Innovation Curve?

March 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Is your financial institution ready for payment innovation? The Innovation Readiness Playbook from PYMNTS.COM surveyed US financial institutions and created a gem for strategic and tactical considerations. Like many surveys, you can take a positive or negative spin on the data and critique the questions. For example: Is this a wake-up call to mid-sized financial institutions that…

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The End of Free Checking as We Know It?

February 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

You’ve probably seen the headlines: Bank of America ends free checking option, causing customer uproar Bank of America Is Eliminating a Popular Free Checking Account A major bank eliminates free checking – – a blow to the lower income consumer who depends on checks and checking accounts, right?  Would it spur industry-wide changes, similar to…

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Now Checks Are Causing Hardships?

February 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

The “death” of the check is still way behind schedule, according to many organizations that predicted the end of paper checks many years ago. We keep reporting that checks are still popular when they were supposed to have been dwindling years ago. (That’s the boring part of the post) The latest installment in PYMNTS’ Kill…

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Digital, Branch and Call Center Metrics; Are We Making Progress?

January 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Cornerstone Advisors recently released their 2017 Cornerstone Performance Report for Banks. On the heels of this report, Gonzo Banker website offers their insight into how banks’ operational performance has changed over the past 10 years based on the information contained in the report. There’s a long list of metrics that have changed dramatically, but they narrowed it to 10…

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