This Week’s Reads: Bank Branches, Biometrics and Identity Fraud

Below are interesting stories the Banking.com staff has been reading over the past week.

Articles via Biz Journals, Business Standard, Nerd Wallet, and Delaware Online

  • Wells Fargo branching out even as others shutter locations: Despite many financial institutions favoring digital to physical banking, Wells Fargo continues to open branches around the country.
  • Passwords are passé; biometrics is the future of banking: It may not be long before your bank or credit union of choice starts replacing passwords with biometric authentication options.
  • Follow these steps to guard against online identity fraud: In addition to changing usernames and passwords often, you should also be wary of public Wi-Fi and keep your smartphone updated with the latest software to guard against identity fraud.
  • Eight ways to profit from millennials: Bank of America recently conducted research and found that ways for financial institutions to profit from millennials include paid online banking options and providing low-cost financial solutions.

What have you been reading? Let us know in the comments section below or Tweet @bankingdotcom.

Written by Banking.com Staff

Our privacy policy has been updated. Click here to see the updates.