Consumers taking out more cards and spending more than in previous years.
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"We can create mobile banking apps for credit unions that truly are better than what the big banks are issuing. That’s our promise,” said Robb Gaynor co-founder and chief product officer at Malauzai, an Austin, Tex.-based developer of mobile tools for community-based financial institutions.
Some may call it a convergence of three game-changing forces that are rewriting financial institution security at warp speed.
That's according to people who make their living helping credit unions and other financial institutions accommodate new technologies and the compliance challenges that come along with them, as well as shape the rules themselves.
While an estimated 90% of U.S. consumers use mobile phones, far fewer use them for banking. In fact, a Gartner report released in June said that out of the group studied, only 15% had used mobile banking in the past month.