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Bitcoin exchange gains clearance to operate as a real bank in France
The Loopt Acquisition Bears Some Fruit: Green Dot Launches GoBank, A Mobile Bank Account

Why Simple Is Better Than Your Bank, Both Online And On Mobile Devices

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[tc_5min code="517687449"] Most banks are notoriously bad at online, and especially mobile, experiences. Some don’t have mobile apps at all, and those that do exist typically aren’t that good. That’s why the folks at Portland, Ore.-based startup Simple think they can make banking better, with new ways of keeping track...
Why Simple Is Better Than Your Bank, Both Online And On Mobile Devices

Bitcoin-Central becomes first Bitcoin exchange licensed to operate like a bank

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BitInstant may be aiming for a Bitcoin debit card, but it looks like a European Bitcoin exchange will beat it to the punch. After working with French financial regulators, Bitcoin-Central has hammered out a deal with French payment processor Acoba and France's Credit Mutuel bank to become a payment...
Bitcoin-Central becomes first Bitcoin exchange licensed to operate like a bank

JPMorgan’s Dimon Regrets Using FDIC Guarantee Program

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JPMorgan’s Dimon Regrets Using FDIC Guarantee Program

Bitcoin-Central Becomes First Bitcoin Exchange to Operate as a Bank

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Mr. Francois (Photo: Paymium) Big news for Bitcoin today: in a post on Bitcoin Talk, Paymium CTO David Francois announced that Bitcoin-Central, an exchange operated by Paymium, has scored a partnership with Aqoba and Credit Mutuel that will allow it to operate as a bank. The move will provide Bitcoin-Central...
Bitcoin-Central Becomes First Bitcoin Exchange to Operate as a Bank

Toxic CDOs Beset FDIC as Banks Fail - WSJ.com

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Toxic CDOs Beset FDIC as Banks Fail - WSJ.com

WaMu settles with JPMorgan, FDIC - Business- msnbc.com

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WaMu settles with JPMorgan, FDIC - Business- msnbc.com
Walmart Adds “Pay With Cash” For Online Shoppers At Walmart.com
Atlanta tops list of best places to start a business; Seattle ranks 7th

Bitcoin going mainstream? Exchange approved to operate as a bank

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Bitcoin Central, a Bitcoin exchange that is popular in the eurozone, says it has secured approval from regulators to operate as a bank under French law. The announcement could be another sign of the cryptocurrency's growing legitimacy. The news was announced in a Thursday post on the Bitcoin forums....
Bitcoin going mainstream? Exchange approved to operate as a bank

Got Roomies? Pay Your Bills With WePay, the Online Group Payment System

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If you've ever lived in a house with multiple roommates, then you know the pain of collecting for the various bills each month and keeping track of who paid what and when. Add to that the frustration of one person paying cash while another only has checks on hand, and...
Got Roomies? Pay Your Bills With WePay, the Online Group Payment System

Will PayPal's History Derail Its Discovery Card Deal?

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PayPal's new deal with Discover Financial Services may have just opened the door for the only paymnet service's users to pay for goods and services in seven million Discover card locations, but there are big questions whether this deal will really accelerate the future of mobile payments. There are quite...
Will PayPal's History Derail Its Discovery Card Deal?

Why P2P Apps Haven't Caught On In The US

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Banks and other companies like PayPal have been pushing person-to-person (or P2P) payment apps on young consumers for awhile, however, they've yet to catch on in America. What gives? SmartMoney's Kelli B. Grant says it might have to do with security. For all the convenience of being able to quickly transfer money,...
Why P2P Apps Haven't Caught On In The US

ImpulseSave Nudges You To Save Toward Your Goals Every Day

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So many of the financial startups from the last several years have been geared toward getting consumers to buy more. Think Blippy, Swipely and then the glut of flash sales and group buying sites. But it’s a harder problem to get consumers to move in the opposite direction and save...
ImpulseSave Nudges You To Save Toward Your Goals Every Day

BancBox Debuts Its Payments Platform: You Could Build A PayPal On This

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BancBox, a startup that’s been flying under the radar over a year, is launching its new payment services platform today. At first, you might think the most apt comparison is that of Stripe, which also offers a developer-friendly way to accept payments on web and mobile. But BancBox goes much...
BancBox Debuts Its Payments Platform: You Could Build A PayPal On This

Simple Rolls Out iPhone App, But Still No Word On Public Launch

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Simple (formerly known as BankSimple), the startup with $13.1 million in funding to build a better banking experience for customers, has today introduced its first mobile application, suprisingly ahead of its public launch. Operating in private beta/invite-only mode for now, co-founder Joshua Reich says that anyone with a Simple account can...
Simple Rolls Out iPhone App, But Still No Word On Public Launch

Failed Banks May Get Pension-Fund Backing as FDIC Seeks Cash - BusinessWeek

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Failed Banks May Get Pension-Fund Backing as FDIC Seeks Cash - BusinessWeek

Simple Heads Into Mint.com Territory With Debut Of Spending Reports

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The startup known as Simple (formerly BankSimple) has been busy rolling out new features since its public debut earlier this summer. Last week, the company unveiled “savings goals,” to help users more easily set money aside. Today, Simple again moves further into territory that has previously been the domain of...
Simple Heads Into Mint.com Territory With Debut Of Spending Reports
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