Breaking Banks

When It Comes To Data, Size Really Does Matter

As Steve Jobs famously said “Some people say give customers what they want, but that’s not my approach. My job is to figure out what they are going to want before they do.” With the current disruption and banking options available, it has never been more crucial for banks to build positive personal relationships with…

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Can Banks Afford To Keep Their Customers

Typically, banks make their money off the top 20% of customers and lose money on the bottom 20%. Identifying customers that will help maximize their profits has become the mission of most banks, but is it as simple as always finding the right customer? Should banks reject customers that don’t increase their profitability and encourage…

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The Underbanked Don’t Need Banks Anymore!

Do the underbanked really need bank accounts anymore? With the introduction of mobile financial options, more and more people are opting out of traditional bank accounts and turning to the myriad of financial options that are becoming available as an alternative to traditional checking accounts. Between pre-paid debit cards, gift cards, Western Union accounts, Paypal,…

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Encore Presentation: Here come the Neo-Banks

Pre-paid debit cards are the fastest growing deposit product in countries like the United States and China today. In the US healthy 25% year-on-year growth the last 4 years now amounts to $350 Billion dollar annual business. In contrast checking accounts in the US have been shrinking by close to 4% year-on-year since 2009. The…

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Money CAN Buy Happiness!!!!

It is an old cliche that is proving to be untrue. But the trick to money buying happiness may not lie in how much money we have, but in how and when we spend it. This week Brett is joined by Michael Norton, a Harvard business school professor and author of HAPPY MONEY, which explains…

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Build The Necessary And Useful … And Remember Trust Is The New Black

We are now in a time when interface is a more common experience than face to face. It is faster, easier, and simpler… or at least it should be. Banks must look for ways to build bridges to customers through these new interfaces and create customer experiences that build trust, create commonality, and increase loyalty….

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Designing GoodBank™

After the banking crisis of 2008 and the lingering effects on the economy, people have felt a mistrust in their banks and communities. Many have put even more trust in credit unions, but have found that there are restrictions on their accounts and access that they don’t like. To take a deeper look at these…

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Here Come The Neo-Banks

Pre-paid debit cards are the fastest growing deposit product in countries like the United States and China today. In the US healthy 25% year-on-year growth the last 4 years now amounts to $350 Billion dollar annual business. In contrast checking accounts in the US have been shrinking by close to 4% year-on-year since 2009. The…

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Special Encore When Tech Becomes More Human Does A Human Provide A Differentiated Experience

When we think of technology in banking we often think of 40 year old legacy mainframe systems and clunky IVR menu trees (Press 1 for banking, 2 for credit cards, etc) that are complex, unwieldy and don’t exactly provide a great customer experience in comparison with sitting in front of a smiling human in a…

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When Technology Becomes More Human, Does A Human Provide A Differentiated Experience

When we think of technology in banking we often think of 40 year old legacy mainframe systems and clunky IVR menu trees (Press 1 for banking, 2 for credit cards, etc) that are complex, unwieldy and don’t exactly provide a great customer experience in comparison with sitting in front of a smiling human in a…

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Moving From Personal Financial Management To Personal Financial Performance

PFM or Personal Financial Management tools first popularized by Mint.com have taken the financial services space by storm in the last couple of years. In this week’s show we talk to some of the leading PFM platforms to talk about why banks are taking on PFM capability and how customers are referencing this capability. More…

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Is BITCOIN The Beginning Of The End Of Cash?

For more than 2,000 years commerce has been conducted on the basis of cash, hard cold currency. Today, however, 90% of global transactions are done electronically, and while cash use is still strong in the retail environment, even there cash use is declining in many economies. In this week’s show we’ve invited renowned author David…

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