Breaking Banks

Creating Faster Foundations

It’s all too easy in this era of instant gratification and mobile internet access to say that payments should move at the speed of lightening. But building mobile payment apps and wallets on top of the antiquated system of traditional money means that you are building high speed trains for low speed rails. So, how…

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LIVE AT NEXTBANK CONFERENCE!

The FinTech world is always talking about disruption, innovation, digital and mobile adoption, and the many other technological influences that are changing how we interact with the world of finance. We will be broadcasting live from NextBank USA (http://www.nextbankusa.com/) and speaking to the innovators and purveyors of this brave new landscape. Tune in and tweet…

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Encore Presentation: WE HAVE DONE THIS FOR ONE WHOLE YEAR!!!

Can you believe we have already done a this show for a whole year? We can’t either. We thought a great way to celebrate was to review all the innovation in the past year with some of our most loyal commentators! On today’s show we have an all star cast on the trends and innovations…

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WE HAVE DONE THIS FOR ONE WHOLE YEAR!!!

Can you believe we have already done a this show for a whole year? We can’t either. We thought a great way to celebrate was to review all the innovation in the past year with some of our most loyal commentators! On today’s show we have an all star cast on the trends and innovations…

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Are Mobile Wallets On The Horizon Or Somewhere Over The Rainbow?

If mobile payments are the wave of the future, why haven’t we seen customers rush to make their phones their wallets? Everyone seems to agree that there is potential for mobile payments to be groundbreaking and far reaching, but if they are, why isn’t it growing faster, stronger, better? Why isn’t there an overwhelming market…

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Digital Wallets: Exploding Or Blowing Up?

Mobile use is exploding on the banking scene, as it is throughout our lives. This week Square announced that they are giving up on the Square Wallet while Apple announced that they had integrated NFC wireless technology into iPhone6 after a deal was made with China UnionPay to integrate their banking company’s services into Passbook….

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Signatures Are Risky!

Yes, you read that right. A signature card and a paper application form mean you are absorbing an unacceptable level of risk as a bank. The fact is that you can verify someone’s identity through much more reliable methods than using a signature card or signature verification today. Just looking up someone’s profile on LinkedIn…

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Brick And Mortar Go Digital And Touchscreen

Banks can never serve all the public efficiently and well through a structure that requires a physical bank presence. But banks also have the challenge to recreate a brick and mortar structure that is seamless with mobile/online experience. Today Brett is hosting J. Michael Beird, Co-Found and Managing Director of Financial Services for BankersHub.com and…

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Big And Small Preparing For Shifting Generational Expectations

Today on Breaking Banks we will be discussing the upcoming shifts in banking culture driven by the Gen-Y digital natives and how that translates to the best customer service options for banks and credit unions. How does going digital affect their customer base, what kind of product development will be required to stay relevant, and…

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Innovations With Islamic Finance: Tech Meets Real Economy

The financial crisis of 2008 increased the mistrust of global financial institutions, and the disruption and increase in mobile technologies lends to the narrative that financial systems are lagging in modernity. To regain the trust of Gen-Y, who all too often are opting out of the banking system, many are studying Islamic financial institutions, which…

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Fintech -Earning Consumer’s Attentions

Today’s empowered consumers represent an interesting paradox. On one hand, there has never been more ways to reach them. On the other hand, it’s never been harder to truly engage these highly mobile, socially connected, financially astute consumers. According to just released research, the consumption of content on mobile devices is now exceeding online channels,…

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Thoroughly Modern Good Old Fashioned Financial Technologies

In today’s world we adore modern convenience but miss good old fashioned simplicity, like when I use my mobile to look up homemade pickle recipes. We want all the personal touches, but with all the digital speed and information at our fingertips. On today’s #BreakingBanks, Brett will be talking with two players in the digital…

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