Bluebird, the new prepaid card product being rolled out by Walmart and American Express, will provide banks and credit unions with additional competition in transaction accounts and technology.
Walmart advanced further into the financial services arena last week with a new product it will offer in conjunction with American Express.
At the Credit Union Enterprise Risk Management conference earlier this month, a senior official at the NCUA declared that the agency is taking a more qualitative approach rather than quantitative in its examinations. Tim Segerson, deputy director of the Office of Examination and Insurance, acknowledged that credit unions that don’t...
WASHINGTON — Keynotes by Sir Richard Branson, the $4 billion Virgin serial entrepreneur, and global strategist Jonathan Salem Baskin. Panel after panel on mobile banking, peer-to peer-payments and the rules of engagement with social media. A tentative obituary for near field communication, an innovative payments technology around which enthusiasm seems...
Steve Jobs would shine no man's shoes. Richard Branson? Not so much. But big banks best beware the man from Virgin.
How to turn the good ship NCUA around is among questions pondered in this week's column from Sarah Snell Cooke, Credit Union Times' editor/publisher.
Filene researcher does see increased competition from Amex/Walmart offering, while Latino Community CU, Consumers Union say full-service still needed.
CFPB mum on new Walmart/Amex offering, while card rater considers it a top-tier new product.
New banking alternative lacks deposit coverage insurance; impact uncertain.