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The Chime banking app has been closing accounts, not returning money

According to Cornerstone Advisors, Chime’s customer acquisition rate more than quadrupled in the past year—and many of those new customers.

Commoditization, Optimization or Transformation: What’s In Your Core Wallet?

Three winning core strategies to accommodate any financial institution’s budget, business case, and future vision.

Robinhood: The $30 Billion Cockroach Of Fintech

No amount of fines or lawsuits will stop Robinhood from going public and getting a $30 billion valuation with its

How Amex + Kabbage Business Checking Will Disrupt the Status Quo

Kabbage Checking is a way to retain SMB relationships, says Ron Shevlin, Research Director at Cornerstone Advisors.

A Banking App Has Been Suddenly Closing Accounts, Sometimes Not Returning Customers’ Money

Chime added 4 million customers over the past year, according to Cornerstone Advisors.

How Community Banks Can Stay Relevant in the Face of a Digital Assault

The “all things” model is done, says Vincent Hui, Managing Director at Cornerstone Advisors.

Top 10 Fintech News Stories for the Week Ending July 3, 2021

Ron Shevlin wonders if Walmart’s debit card turned full featured checking account will be a competitive threat to banks or

7 Trends Credit Unions Must Jump On or Lose Essential Opportunities

Ron Shevlin at Cornerstone Advisors notes in a blog that credit unions and megabanks were the losers in 2020 in

New Research: Interest Rate, Economy Top Financial Institutions’ Concerns for 2021

What’s Going On In Banking 2021 reveals that while nearly half of mid-size bank and credit union executives are more

New Research Reveals Bank and Credit Union Plans for Replacing Core Systems in 2021

Cornerstone Advisors hires industry veteran Steve Wildman to help meet increased demand.

New Cornerstone Advisors Offering Aims to Help Financial Institutions Improve Digital Servicing in Response to COVID-19 Delivery Shift

Banking executives need a detailed game plan right now to change the way their institutions sell and deliver digital services.

NEW RESEARCH: While Mid-Size Banks Gain Efficiencies Through Scale, They Come Up Short on Delivery of Digital and Automated Services

Despite a “relentless focus” on deposit growth among mid-size banks in 2019, this goal has proven elusive for many institutions.

NEW RESEARCH: Fintech Partnerships a Key Growth Strategy for Banks and Credit Unions in 2020

What’s Going On In Banking explores how senior execs from mid-size banks and credit unions are prioritizing their technology initiatives

Cornerstone Advisors Launches Affiliate Software Company to Provide On-Demand Performance Benchmarks to Financial Institutions

Cornerstone Advisors announced today the formation of PeerMetrix®, a new company providing Performance Vault, a cloud-based platform designed to give

Cornerstone Advisors’ Giving Program Delivers a Hefty Dose of Holiday Spirit to Charities, Team Members

Company Exceeds Goal of $1 Million in Charitable Contributions

Optimism Declining Among Chief Execs at Community Banks and Credit Unions, New Study Finds

Outlook for 2019 Includes Challenges For Deposits, Emerging Technology, Fintech Partnerships

Cornerstone Advisors Named Select Contract Negotiation Vendor for Pennsylvania Bankers Association

The PA Bankers Services Corporation (Services Corp.) adds Cornerstone Advisors to its Select Vendor program to provide contract negotiation services

Connected-Like-Amazon-1How Banks Can Stay More Connected Like Amazon

Six ways financial institutions can prepare to better connect with customers who are nearly all digital-first now.

Worldpay-FIS-thumbnailFIS/Worldpay Agree to Combine: So What?

Game-changing mergers are creating bigger, more diversified vendors that banks and credit unions use for payments services.

ScottsdaleCornerstone Advisors Fall Payments School

Continually emerging payment technologies keep financial institutions struggling to be at the forefront of their market. Join Cornerstone’s Payments Experts for 2-full days of learning this cutting-edge environment and how to keep your FI ahead of the game.