Online-only banking is the future of managing money — here’s how to get started

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. GaudiLab/Shutterstock These days, it’s easier than ever to handle all your banking needs without ever visiting a branch. With the ability to deposit checks by taking a photo with your […]

This data-driven banking analytics tool is smart, modern, and unbiased

IBM Secure electronic banking, ubiquitous mobile technology, and an overwhelming volume of financial information available in an instant have created a demanding global audience of banking consumers — along with endless opportunities for financial institutions to reshape themselves into lean, customer-centric organizations. But only if they have the analytics they need to make truly data-driven […]

US pressures SWIFT to cut off Iran from global banking transactions to enforce sanctions

The US aims to disconnect Iran from the SWIFT global payment network as part of new economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic in November. Disconnection from network would make it difficult for Iran to get paid for exports. “I can assure you our objective is to make sure that sanctioned transactions do not occur whether […]

A court ruling knocks another hole in Swiss banking secrecy

Too many yodels, not enough whistles DURING HIS decade-long legal battle with the Swiss authorities, Rudolf Elmer, a bank whistleblower, has endured 48 prosecutorial interrogations, spent six months in solitary confinement and faced 70 court rulings. None, though, has been more important than the decision by Switzerland’s supreme court on October 10th, which set strict limits […]

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Digital Trends and Technologies Transforming CX in Banking and Finance

Article was originally published at TenFold. The financial services sector is in for a challenge. By 2020, it’s estimated that digital natives will make up half of the world’s population. These digital natives will not just comprise the new workforce, they will also define the new breed of customers for financial services companies. The taste of this […]

A rare bipartisan moment allows a timid rollback of banking regulation

REPUBLICANS in the House of Representatives had hoped to cut a swathe through the Dodd-Frank act, a titanic set of financial regulations passed in 2010 in the wake of the 2007-09 crisis. The “Financial Choice Act”, drafted last year, would have lessened bureaucratic oversight and relied more on stiff capital requirements. Responsibilities and penalties would […]

Billionaire banking heir and cryptocurrency investor Matthew Mellon dies in rehab at 54

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Dom Perignon Billionaire Matthew Mellon is dead at 54. He died at a rehab facility in Mexico after struggling with an addiction to painkillers. Mellon is a descendant of the founders of Mellon Bank and investment bank Drexel Burnham Lambert. In recent years he made a reported $ 1 billion investing in […]