Topics: Association 2014 an Uncertain Year in Mortgage Industry November 15, 2013New regulations and likely declines in loan origination levels portend a difficult year for mortgage bankers. 4 Ways Banks Can Improve Their Fraud-Fighting Efforts August 09, 2013Banks are investing more than ever in fraud detection and prevention efforts. Here are recommendations for getting the most out of those investments. Renaissance of Fraud Spurs New Approaches to Anti-Money Laundering October 12, 2012Adopting a comprehensive approach to financial crime prevention, with greater reliance on analytics tools and collaboration among banks, regulators and law enforcement entities, was the theme of ACAMS' recent AML & Financial Crime conference. Card, Online Fraud Increase in the U.K. September 27, 2012A new report from the U.K. Cards Association details financial services fraud trends.
New Mobile App Helps Community Banks with Regulation and Compliance September 07, 2012The Independent Bankers Association of Texas released a mobile app for bankers to keep up with the latest regulatory information. New Industry-Wide Committee Aims To Nurture Growth of Mobile Payments August 10, 2012The committee will gather banks, merchants and all four major mobile networks to develop best practices and business relationships for mobile payments. Barclays Scandal Unlikely to Threaten Libor's Status July 06, 2012According to a report from SNL Financial, LIBOR is so ingrained in the financial system that there is little threat to its status as a global interest rate benchmark. Mobile Banking Spend on the Rise June 22, 2012 Mercator, ATM Group Partner on Research Initiative June 19, 2012The research firm and the ATM Industry Association will cooperate on conferences, webinars, workshops and research to study the role of the ATM in today's multi-channel environment. Are You Making It Easier or Harder for Customers to Do Business With You? June 12, 2012Banks must develop new ways of providing service that align with growing customer expectations -- not simply making individual channels better, but making them work better together. Industry Groups Seek to Operate .bank and .insurance Domain Names June 01, 2012The American Bankers Association and The Financial Services Roundtable announced they have applied to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the right to operate two new Web domains. Careful What You Wish For: Community Banks, Credit Unions Challenged by Influx of New Customers December 14, 2011With an influx of new customers who are dissatisfied with big banks, smaller community banks and credit unions face new operational challenges. Fiserv's Tweddle Elected President of Association for financial Technology November 16, 2011The group is an association comprised of tech companies that serve the financial services industry. Online Banking Popularity Surges Among Customers 55 and Up September 12, 2011A recent ABA survey shows that not only has overall preference for online banking grown rapidly in the past year, but that for the first time, the majority of customers 55 and up choose it over other channels. Meeting Customer Needs with Online Chat June 22, 2011Many financial institutions have yet to fully embrace online chat as an essential tool to optimize the millions they've already invested in their Internet presences. 100 Years of Routing Numbers Commemorated at Museum of American Finance March 02, 2011The original ABA Key to Routing Numbers directory finds its place among financial services artifacts. ABA Survey Shows Consumers Prefer Internet Banking October 03, 2010Results of an American Bankers Association survey released late last week show 36 percent of bank customers prefer online banking over any other channel. Half of Bank Customers Choose Overdraft Protection September 01, 2010Half of bank customers choose overdraft protection, according to ABA survey. Huntington Bank Names New Directors of Payments/Channels and Treasury Management January 14, 2010Huntington Bank names new Directors of Payments/Channels and Treasury Management; Mark R. Sheehan and Douglas G. Hartsema, both former JPMorgan Chase executives, take on new roles intended to enhance Huntington's business and retail banking services. Banks Planning Flexible IT Budgets for 2010 December 28, 2009The continuing uncertainty about financial services regulation will complicate 2010 IT budgeting by forcing banks to try to balance caution with innovation and efficiency with flexibility.