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Biometric Tipping Point: USAA Deploys Face, Voice Recognition

February 25, 2015
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USAA is letting its members log in to mobile banking in the blink of an eye — literally.

The San Antonio financial services company has rolled out facial recognition technology across its entire membership base that lets them access its mobile app with a tap of their smartphone camera […]

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Risk Advisory Business Provides Fee Opportunity for Banks

May 21, 2014
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In this weak economy with historically low interest rates, many banks have been eager to bulk up in wealth management to generate more fee-based revenue.

A lesser-known opportunity exists in the risk advisory business. The client demand for business risk advisory services has been converging with […]

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Commercial Real Estate Comeback

May 14, 2014
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Commercial real estate lending has officially made a comeback at SunTrust Banks. The Atlanta-based regional banking company posted a 20% annual increase last year in average performing loans backed by CRE, with about half the rise coming in the fourth quarter.

It has been a long time […]

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Social Graces: Using LinkedIn, Facebook Without Regulatory Worries

May 8, 2014
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Now that bank industry regulators have finalized their guidance on approved uses of social media, some institutions are finally—and very cautiously—letting their financial advisers use social networks to communicate with customers.

ING U.S. is a case in point. It recently gave a small group of […]

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