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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!

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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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Square integrates with more accounting tools, launches software partner program

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Following up on similar work with Intuit’s(s intu) QuickBooks last year, Square has integrated its transaction tracking tools with Xero’s accounting software, allowing sales data to flow seamlessly from Square’s digital register into Xero’s spreadsheets. We can expect…

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