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LevelUp and Loop Wallet: The Code Reader and the Dongle

LevelUp and Loop

This weekend, I installed two new apps on my phone: LevelUp and Loop Wallet. These join Square Wallet, Square Cash, PayPal, Google Wallet, Venmo, and PopMoney. My payment apps folder is getting as crowded as the competition! That said, I am excited to try these

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Top banking needs for the #YOLO generation

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Recently, I was asked about American university students’ top banking needs. Here are my thoughts on how we can get the #YOLO generation setup with the most essential financial tools. Feel free to add your Comments, below! First, the fun stuff… Mobile

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Wells Fargo SurePay billboard is attractive, effective

I recently blogged that ClearXchange, a payments venture between Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and Chase, is in a good position to succeed in the mobile payments space, and deserves more press. With the right marketing (e.g., billboards, mobile advertisements, commercials),

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Sending and receiving money: an easy, fragmented delight!

money

In an age where we have everything in our pocket, or within reach, it’s both understandable and amazing how fragmented the peer-to-peer mobile payments space has become. With numerous banks and third-party providers crowding the market, and seemingly little partnership across the

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