This Grandma Found the Secret to Staying Close to Her Grandkids—Who Live 800 Miles Away

https://www.rd.com/true-stories/inspiring/long-distance-grandma/ When it comes to gadgets and gizmos, this grandma is giving every iPhone-toting millennial a run for their money. Lisa Carpenter felt both overjoyed and heartbroken when one of her daughters announced she was pregnant—but not for the reason you might think. Although she was excited to become a grandmother, her daughter’s family lived more than 800 miles away. […]

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Apple Pay picks up 13 more US banks & credit unions

http://appleinsider.com/articles/17/09/05/apple-pay-picks-up-13-more-us-banks-credit-unions Apple on Tuesday updated its U.S. Apple Pay roster with 13 more supporting card issuers, filling in an increasingly tiny number of regional gaps. The additions join a list of hundreds of participating banks and credit unions, most of them based in small sections of the country, a single state, or even just a […]

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Why Community Banks Can’t Afford To ‘Wait and See’ About Faster Payment Innovations

http://www.pymnts.com/news/faster-payments/2017/community-banks-faster-payment-millennials/ Are community banks missing the chance to climb aboard the faster payments train? In late July, the Federal Reserve Faster Payments Task Force released its much-anticipated reporton how to strengthen and operate the U.S. faster payments system. The report included several recommendations for banks, FinTechs and other financial services players — guidelines to establish […]

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ForeSee Introduces New Retail Banking Solution

http://www.stl.news/foresee-introduces-retail-banking-solution/27546/ By STL.News – 13/06/2017 ForeSee Introduces New Retail Banking Solution – STL News (Picture is stock picture licensed to St. Louis Media, LLC d.b.a. ANN ARBOR, MI/June 13, 2017 (STL.News) – ForeSee (FS), the leader in Voice of Customer solutions, today announced a new solution to help retail banks prioritize investments across the customer […]

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Yuggler App: Catch a Glimpse of a Whale on a Family Boating Tour

  https://yuggler.com/catch-a-glimpse-of-a-whale-on-a-family-boating-tour/ Stay up to date on fresh, inspiring and trending ideas for kids activities with our digital fun calendar.  Simply download Yuggler from the App Store for free, register, and discover the most trending and relevant kids activities near you in seconds. Do your kids love animals, but you want to do something different than a zoo or aquarium? […]

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NCR Launches Business Banking Mobile For Community Banks, Credit Unions

http://www.pymnts.com/mobile-applications/2016/ncr-business-banking-mobile-app-community-banks-credit-unions/ NCR announced on Thursday (Sept. 22) it launched a new app dubbed Business Banking Mobile. The app will enable community financial institutions (CFIs) to compete with larger financial institutions by providing their business banking customers with iOS and Android access to this secure and easy-to-use account management platform. “Business Banking Mobile is yet another […]

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Fails Water-Resistance Test: Consumer Reports

http://www.ibtimes.com/samsung-galaxy-s7-active-fails-water-resistance-test-consumer-reports-2390730 Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Fails Water-Resistance Test: Consumer Reports A model demonstrates the waterproof function of a Samsung Electronics’ new smartphone Galaxy S7 Edge during its launch ceremony in Seoul, March 10, 2016.PHOTO: REUTERS/KIM HONG-JI When Samsung launched its flagship Galaxy S7 smartphones, one of the features its advertising focused on was the water-resistance […]

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72% of Businesses Plan to Kill Passwords By 2025

72% of Businesses Plan to Kill Passwords By 2025 In an increasingly sophisticated infrastructure, username/password combinations are a standard but persistently weak link in digital security.Not even Facebook co-founder and CEOMark Zuckerberg is immune to poor password practices and sensitive user information leaks. A report from Telesign examines the future of the password and of online security. […]

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Five Apps to Organize Your Financial Life #finance #apps #communitybanks #creditunions

Five apps to organize your financial life http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0TQ1O720151207 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Earlier this year a tax pro mentioned the FileThis organizing app to me. Within seconds of installing it, I wondered, “Where has this been all my life?” I have tried an absurd number of software programs that promised to simplify, streamline and de-clutter our […]

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