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Retail ATM Innovation: When Push Comes to Shove

Posted by Robel Gugsa on Dec 12, 2018 6:03:00 AM

The ATM is a key touchpoint for financial services and cash access. But it is often one of the most neglected access points.

Banks and credit unions have been satisfied with allowing their machines to provide an added convenience to cardholders – and gain them added dividends on foreign card use. ATM operators and retailers have been happy to provide simple off-site cash access – and earn revenues from surcharge fees and interchange.

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Topics: mobile banking, ATM users, bank ATMs, credit union ATMs, retail ATMs

PRESS RELEASE - Axiom Bank Cardholders Now Have Free and Unlimited ATM Access at 7-Eleven® Locations Throughout the U.S.

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Oct 30, 2018 6:02:00 AM

ATM participation and marketing relationship with FCTI, Inc. delivers surcharge-free account access for Axiom Bank cardholders at more than 8,000 7-Eleven stores.

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Topics: surcharge-free transactions, atm marketing, digital marketing, atm branding, bank ATMs, press release

PRESS RELEASE - FCTI Announces Goldilocks Financial™ "Just Right" ATM Solution Contest 2018

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Oct 16, 2018 6:02:00 AM

Drawing invites Bank and Credit Union Marketers throughout the US to explore ATM capabilities beyond convenience and static messaging...and WIN!

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Topics: mobile banking, atm marketing, atm branding, credit union marketing, bank marketing, bank ATMs, credit union ATMs, press release, retail ATMs

FCTI Launches Innovative Targeted Promotion and Direct Engagement Technology at US ATMs

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Oct 2, 2018 6:03:00 AM

Software allows dynamic advertising, lead collection, and receipt coupons for retail and financial institution customers, as well as the ability to present sponsored promotions to surcharged consumers for banks and credit unions.

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Topics: atm marketing, digital marketing, credit union marketing, bank marketing, bank ATMs, retail ATMs

The Force is in Delight - Your Current Account Holders Hold Your future in Their Hands

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Sep 26, 2018 6:07:00 AM

Millennials don’t trust advertising. On a scale of five, well over half (65%) rate advertising as two or lower for truth, according to a 2014 study from The McCarthy Group. Your sales people get a similar ranking and your website? Only slightly better – with an average ranking just under three (2.7).

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Topics: digital marketing, credit union marketing, bank marketing, bank ATMs, credit union ATMs, self-service

Press Release - ConnectOne Bank Partners with FCTI to Provide Clients with Nationwide Access to Convenient Surcharge-Free ATMs

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Sep 11, 2018 6:06:00 AM

ATM participation and marketing relationship delivers surcharge-free account access for ConnectOne Bank clients to nearly 8,000 7-Eleven®locations throughout the U.S.

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Topics: atm marketing, digital marketing, atm branding, bank ATMs, press release, self-service

FCTI Launches Online "Resource Center" for Bank & Credit Union MBA Program Partners

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Aug 28, 2018 6:27:00 AM

Online resource offers unique, customizable graphics to help financial institutions promote surcharge-free access and convenience.

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Topics: digital marketing, credit union marketing, bank marketing, bank ATMs, credit union ATMs, self-service

5 Reasons to Promote Your Financial Literacy Programs...at the ATM

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Aug 22, 2018 6:20:00 AM

A majority (78%) of US workers live paycheck to paycheck, according to a 2017 CareerBuilder Survey. One in four workers do not contribute to savings most months. Higher salaries do not end money issues, either. Of workers making $100,000+, nine percent (9%) are living paycheck to paycheck. The percentage only rises as income decreases – with twenty-eight percent (28%) of those making $50,000-99,999 and fifty-one percent (51%) of those making under $50,000 also counting on the next payday.

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Topics: atm marketing, digital marketing, credit union marketing, bank marketing, bank ATMs, credit union ATMs, financial literacy

Real Cash Use by Age Group [InfoGraphic]

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Aug 7, 2018 6:10:00 AM

Despite a growing perception surrounding declining reliance and use of cash, recent studies show a much different picture.

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Topics: bank ATMs, credit union ATMs, self-service, cash use, payment options

Fifth Third Bank Customers Have Free and Unlimited ATM Access at 7-Eleven Locations Throughout the U.S.

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Jul 24, 2018 6:21:00 AM

ATM participation and marketing relationship with FCTI delivers surcharge-free account access for Fifth Third Bank customers at nearly 8,000 7-Eleven stores.

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Topics: ATM users, atm marketing, atm branding, bank marketing, bank ATMs, press release