Mar 26, 2014

Javelin Strategy & Research Explores if the color of Money is Green...or Pink or Blue?

San Francisco, CA, March 26, 2014: Bankers and the financial services industry have much to gain analyzing ways to make digital channels more compelling, more useful, and more satisfying to the nation's 126 million women. Today, Javelin Strategy & Research released Banking with Women Customers: Strategies to Increase Digital Banking Engagement, which explores how gender plays a role in financial decision-making, the financial products women buy, what influences them as they decide whether to swipe a debit or a credit card, habits for handling essential financial chores, desire for smartphone-powered control, and need for better online and mobile personal finance management.

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Women engage in more activities that point to day-to-day, on-the-go financial management, while men play a greater role in longer-term chores such as orchestrating more complex financial affairs and financial planning. As...

Mar 19, 2014
Javelin Strategy & Research Forecasts Five Year Mobile Banking, Smartphone and Tablet Growth

San Francisco, CA, March 19, 2014: The year 2013 saw an enormous influx of consumers flocking to mobile banking, with 74,000 new users joining mobile banking each day. Today, Javelin Strategy & Research released Mobile Banking, Tablet and Smartphone Forecast 2013-2018: Smart Device Adoption Drives Mobile Banking Boom, which outlines a five-year forecast of mobile banking and mobile phone and tablet adoption factoring for key drivers and potential roadblocks. In addition, the report discusses strategies for banks and credit unions to thrive as mobile banking institutions.

Mobile Banking Adoption Forecast 2013 to 2018

Among mobile bankers, 17%-18% use their phones to check balances and review recent transactions over 20 times a month. The rate of Generation Y (18-34) mobile bankers that check their balances and transactions over 20 times a month is twice that of Baby Boomers (48-68). Given this high level of interaction, financial institutions (FIs) can drive the popularity of...

Mar 5, 2014
Javelin Strategy & Research Reveals Consumer Adoption of Alternative Payment Platforms --PayPal, Amazon Payments, Google Checkout, Bill Me Later--are Going Mainstream

San Francisco, CA, March 5, 2014: The e-commerce market is evolving at a spectacular rate, and never before has it been more competitive. In 2013, consumers spent a total of $351.9 billion online. Today, Javelin Strategy & Research released Online Retail Payments Forecast 2013-2018 report which evaluates forecast changes in the e-commerce market, tracks the payments mix, and identifies key drivers of market change. Additionally, the report evaluates online share and transaction growth of credit cards, debit cards, online alternative payments like PayPal and Amazon Payments, online credit services like Bill Me Later, prepaid cards, and gift cards.

Do not be deceived by the use of "alternative" in online alternative payments, as these payment options have clearly become mainstream for online retail payments. Over 80% of online shoppers...

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