March 2011

FDIC Outlines Top 10 Online Resources for Consumers

March 10, 2011
/   Insights

This week, theFederal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) honored National Consumer Protection Week by sharing 10 online resources to keep consumers safe while managing their finances. In an era where “Googling” reliable information is standard,...

What We’re Reading This Week

/   Spotlight

Below are interesting stories the Banking.com staff has been reading over the past week. What have you been reading? Let us know in the comments section below. Card Issuers Battling Fraud with Limited Resources...

Checking In? Ka-ching!

March 8, 2011
/   Insights

Credit card company American Express has teamed with location-based service Foursquare to allow users to win prizes and meet people by using their mobile devices to “check in” at their favorite places. With Gen...

A Bouncing Debit Card?

March 7, 2011
/   Insights

While many consumers enjoy the benefits and convenience of debit cards, some banks across the country are beginning to consider allowing debit cards to “bounce” – similar to how a check would not clear....

What We’re Reading This Week

March 3, 2011
/   Spotlight

  Below are interesting stories the Banking.com staff has been reading over the past week. What have you been reading? Let us know in the comments section below. Who Says Prepaid Cards Are Only...

Ask And Ye Shall Receive

/   Voices

Editor’s Note: Gene Marks is a small business management columnist, author, and speaker who also owns and operates The Marks Group PC, a highly successful 10-person firm that provides technology and consulting services to...

FI Highlight: Firstmark Credit Union Climbs to the Clouds

March 2, 2011
/   Insights

  Texas based Firstmark Credit Union realizes that “cloud” isn’t just a buzzword. The financial institution recently deployed a Software-as-a-Service solution to assist in the management of web and print communications for the credit...

The New Faces of Credit Card Marketing Campaigns

/   Insights

Banking executives have evaluated countless marketing campaigns to deploy each year to build trust and lasting relationships amongst existing customer bases and attract new customers. But what about evaluating the use of celebrities to...

Debit Card Fees: A Break For Small Banks?

March 1, 2011
/   Insights

Debit cards, while a seemingly easy source of payment for consumers, can be a costly add-on for merchants due to charges put in place by the debit-card issuers: banks and credit unions. Although a...