Banking & Finance

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Banking & Finance News

  • Chase, Huntington testing ideas for branches of the future

    On their way out are the velvet ropes that direct bank customers to tellers who can handle their deposit or cash a check. Same goes for the magazine-strewn waiting area populated by folks waiting to talk to a bank-branch officer about a loan. And the pneumatic tube that drive-through customers have used for decades to conduct transactions? It’s probably on its way out, too.

  • Social media can give banks an inside look at potential borrowers

    The personal information that friends share on social media websites is being used by a growing number of financial institutions to build a credit profile for potential borrowers, in addition to the official credit report. How that information can — or should — be used by lenders is still up for debate.