This Week’s Reads: Emoji Passwords, Millennials, Bank Branches

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

Articles via TheStreet, Miami Today News, The Financial Brand

  • World emoji day: How emoji passwords will obliterate PINs and make bank accounts safer: While a recent report found that 64% of millennials regularly community using only emoji, that doesn’t mean everyone is ready to communicate with their banks using emoji. Would you use emoji to log in to your mobile banking app?
  • Banks change to serve mobile millennials: While there are similarities among how millennials and baby boomers use banks, there are also many differences. It’s important for financial institutions to recognize these differences and provide services to millennials that they find beneficial and convenient.
  • Branch customers continue disappearing act: As online and mobile banking continue to gain popularity, banks and credit unions will need to figure out how to keep them branches relevant to millennials and other consumers.

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