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Wells Fargo Tests Google Glass App: 5 Things to Know for the Week
Dec 09

Wells Fargo Tests Google Glass App: 5 Things to Know for the Week

Wells Fargo wants to put a banking application into Google Glass, but early tests show that such an app won’t gain traction, even if there’s a large amount of interest revolving the device.

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The Top 5 Mobile Wallet Mistakes to Watch Out For
Nov 19

The Top 5 Mobile Wallet Mistakes to Watch Out For

Mobile wallets have grown in popularity in recent years. Today, mobile wallets account for a great deal of transactions made around the world. In fact, mobile wallets are estimated to complete hundreds of billions of dollars in transactions around the world by the end of 2013. 

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Isis Mobile Wallet Launches Nationwide After 1-Year Pilot
Nov 15

Isis Mobile Wallet Launches Nationwide After 1-Year Pilot

After a pilot test that took nearly one year, the Isis Mobile Wallet has finally launched to consumers nationwide. The carrier-backed mobile wallet venture aims to boost adoption with attractive offers that encourage the usage of Isis as a form of mobile payment.

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The Best Apps for Your Holiday Purchases
Nov 05

The Best Apps for Your Holiday Purchases

Technology has allowed for shopping during the holiday season (amongst all the mania) to become easier than ever. Smart phones have applications that allow you to find the best deals, track shipped items, and even practice environmentally friendly shopping, to name a few. These apps can help you stay within your budget without much hassle.

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Dwolla to Offer Credit Line for Online Shopping
Oct 22

Dwolla to Offer Credit Line for Online Shopping

Dwolla, the financial startup aiming to be the payment network of the future, plans to introduce a way for consumers to pay with credit when shopping online. Called Dwolla Credit, the offering is made possible through a partnership with Alliance Data Retail Services, which will be responsible for approving and providing credit to consumers.

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Intuit Innovations: Google Glass, Obamacare Resource, and More
Oct 11

Intuit Innovations: Google Glass, Obamacare Resource, and More

Intuit, the parent of popular consumer-facing brands such as Mint and TurboTax, held its Innovation Gallery Walk this week in New York City to showcase some of the new products and services that the company is working on.

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Bank of America to Launch Next-Gen Branches With ATM Tellers
Oct 02

Bank of America to Launch Next-Gen Branches With ATM Tellers

As many of the nation’s biggest banks test their own next-generation branch concepts, Bank of America is also making the effort to keep pace with the changing industry. The Charlotte, N.C.-based megabank launched new “express” branches that use enhanced ATMs to provide service for extended hours.

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3 Finance Apps Just As Good As Mint
Sep 26

3 Finance Apps Just As Good As Mint

Since its inception in 2007, Mint has stolen the spotlight as the best  personal finance app on the market. From WIRED to CNN Money, Mint has received accolades from every corner of the web. And it’s easy to see why — as a free online personal finance service, Mint’s appeal is undeniable. Mint works by

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How Google Wallet Compares to Other P2P Payment Providers
Sep 25

How Google Wallet Compares to Other P2P Payment Providers

Put away the checkbook and the cash. Instead, whip out the smartphone. (You’re more likely to have your phone on you than your checkbook or cash anyway.) Today, paying someone else is a task that can be performed from wherever you have an Internet connection.

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How the New Google Wallet App Digitizes Your Money
Sep 24

How the New Google Wallet App Digitizes Your Money

Google Wallet recently got a major upgrade that may help push the adoption of mobile wallets. Additionally, Google Wallet has finally made its way into Apple’s iPhones. Although it is not capable of performing contactless payments like its Android counterpart, the new Google Wallet makes a case for consumers to begin using a digital wallet.

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