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When: June 12-14, 2017
Where: Austin, Texas
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ATM, Mobile Banking, and Mobile Payments Are Converging for Convenience of Banking Customers

October 21 – ATMs have evolved over the past half-century from a basic cash withdrawal appliance to the foundation of today’s self-service banking. In new research, 2016 ATM Market Benchmark Report, Mercator Advisory Group reviews how the ATM, mobile banking, and mobile payments are converging for ever-more convenient customer interaction with banks and credit unions.


Bank of America Expands the Affordable Loan Solution Program to Help Low- and Moderate-Income (LMI) Homebuyers

October 21 – Bank of America, in partnership with Self-Help Ventures Fund and Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC), has announced the doubling of its annual commitment to its Affordable Loan Solution™ mortgage program from $500 million to $1 billion, ensuring continued support for an innovative mortgage program that has provided more than 90 percent of its recipients first-time homeownership financing.


FDIC: Unbanked Households at Record Low

October 20 – The number of U.S. households without a bank account fell significantly in 2015, according to the National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households released by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. (more…)

Mobile Banking on Rise, Physical Branches Still Important, According to New Market Force Information Study

October 19 – Americans are increasingly turning to their bank’s mobile app to conduct financial tasks, but many still rely on in-person interactions when seeking financial advice or learning about services, according to a new study by Market Force Information, an innovator in customer experience management. More than 9,500 consumers were polled for the retail banking industry study, which also revealed that PNC is consumers’ favorite national bank based on satisfaction.


Regions Bank Acquires Affordable Housing Syndication and Asset Management Businesses from First Sterling Financial, Inc.

October 19 – Regions Bank has acquired the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) corporate fund syndication and asset management businesses of First Sterling Financial, Inc. The acquisition complements Regions’ Community Investment Capital, Real Estate and Capital Markets capabilities to serve more clients and communities.


U.S. Retail Banks Slow to Move on Omnichannel Tactics, Research Finds

October 18 – Today, BookingBug released its first research into how the top 10 U.S. retail banks are creating a more competitive customer experience, and which areas they are falling behind on.


Mobile Banking Users to Reach 2 Billion by 2020

October 18 – New research from leading Fintech analyst, Juniper Research, finds that over 2 billion mobile users will have used their devices for banking purposes by the end of 2021, compared to 1.2 billion this year globally. Growth in mobile banking is being driven by consumer adoption of banking apps the changing way consumers manage their finances.


Independent Bankers Assn. of Texas Elects Board Members and Bestows Honors at Convention

October 14 – The Independent Bankers Association of Texas  recently held its 42nd annual convention at La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio. At this annual gathering attended by 700 community bankers and industry representatives, new officers and directors who will serve through 2016-2017 were elected and several awards were presented. 


BAI Announces Winners of 2016 Global Banking Innovation Awards

October 14 – The winners for the 2016 BAI Global Banking Innovation Awards were announced at BAI Beacon in Chicago. Showcasing top innovators within the financial services industry, the recipients were chosen out of the 15 finalist organizations that represent the most innovative global leaders changing the face of the industry.


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