Archive for March, 2012

Mobile commerce continues to expand

March 20, 2012

Mobile platforms, including banking, payments and purchases, are a growing industry, and the results of a new study show more Americans are trending toward this type of service. A recent study conducted by the Consumer Electronics Association reveals 37 percent of individuals who own a mobile device – including tablets, smartphones and cellphones – conduct [...]

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Mobile alerts: rare instance of mutual benefit

March 16, 2012

In a rare instance of mutual benefit, the fast-growing popularity of mobile alerts promises to keep consumers happy while actually saving banks money. No wonder smart banks are jumping on providing quality, secure options for receiving information about accounts, balances and cleared items via text, email and RSS. I should point out that fast growing [...]

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The Seeds of Online Banking

March 12, 2012

It more or less started with telephones. On the day that a customer happened to call the bank to inquire or conduct a transaction, remote banking was on its way. Well, sort of on its way. Telephones at home and in the office became increasingly complex as the 20th Century rolled forth, but not much [...]

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Safety and usability to impact consumer adoption of mobile wallets

March 6, 2012

Mobile features have quickly become one of the leading characteristics that drive a percentage of the American population toward certain financial institutions. However, analysts say that while mobile wallet usage is expected to increase in the coming years, widespread adoption may still be inhibited by questions over safety. For this reason, it’s imperative for financial [...]

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