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Deposits & Payments
Deposit growth and strategies have always been a core focus of retail banks. Today's volatile economic climate - with consumers relying less on credit products and more on deposit account services - brings deposit growth and account management to the forefront. As technology and consumer needs evolve, so does the concept of payments. With innovations such as virtual wallets and other forms of digital currency comes new and unique challenges for the payments space. CBA monitors and addresses the issues facing retail banks in the management of the deposits and payments functions.
- March 10, 2015Although scammers have used Apple Pay for fraudulent activities, the actual Apple Pay platform and its encryption haven’t been breached. It appears that hackers have used Apple’s mobile payment system to make purchases with stolen credit card data, some of which came from data breaches at Target and Home Depot. The Wall Street Journal explains: The Apple Pay system itself hasn’t been penetrated...
- March 5, 2015Apple Inc.’s new mobile-payment system has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using credit-card data stolen in recent breaches of big retailers, including Home Depot Inc. and Target Corp., people familiar with the matter said.
- February 24, 2015Mass Affluents are growing in their importance to financial institutions. They’ve spent a lifetime working to build successful careers. Now that they’re reaching the age of retirement, they have money, and in some cases — significant amounts of investable assets. For financial institutions, this presents a tremendous opportunity. Mass Affluents generate 60-70 percent of retail banks’ total...
- February 10, 2015On Friday (Feb. 6), The Clearing House (TCH) and the Consumer Bankers Association jointly filed a comment letter in support of NACHA’s proposal to enhance the ACH network by establishing ubiquitous, same-day ACH processing and settlement capability. The proposal in question balances the needs of Originating Depository Financial Institutions (ODFIs) and Receiving Depository Financial Institutions...