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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

Michigan Legacy Inks ATM Ad Deal

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Nov 13, 2018 10:58:30 AM

Story by Tina Orem. Originally posted on Credit Union Times.

A new multiyear partnership between Michigan Legacy Credit Union and ATM technology company FCTI is putting customized ads for the credit union’s products and services on ATM screens at 7-Elevens throughout the United States, according to an announcement from the partners.

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Topics: atm marketing, digital marketing, omni-channel marketing, credit union marketing, credit union ATMs

PRESS RELEASE - Michigan Legacy Credit Union Partners with FCTI to Deliver Dynamic Messaging to Cardholders at 7-Eleven® Locations Throughout the US

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

MBA® Screen Upgrade program delivers custom messages to Michigan Legacy Credit Union cardholders at over 8,000 7-Eleven stores nationwide.

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

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

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

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

Security First: Scammers Get Innovative for Your Personal Loan Data

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Jul 18, 2018 6:35:00 AM

Criminals want your information. Why? Because your identity equals money. Cyber baddies go out of their way to create duplicate websites and legitimate looking emails/offers in order to trick you into providing them with the information they need.

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Topics: atm security, credit union marketing, bank marketing, bank ATMs, credit union ATMs, cyber security

Again!? Why Your ATMs need to Upgrade to Windows 10

Posted by Rebecca Hellmann on Jun 19, 2018 6:40:00 AM

It’s the same story…ATM meets operating system (OS). ATM and OS hit it off. Things are going great and then - Microsoft schedules the death of the OS. Lost and confused, ATM has to start the relationship all over again with a new, fancier OS simply waiting for the death knell to ring yet again.

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Topics: atm security, credit union marketing, bank marketing, bank ATMs, credit union ATMs