Lauri Giesen

Lauri Giesen

Lauri Giesen has spent more than 25 years writing about banking technology and payments for numerous business and financial publications. In the 1990s, she founded and edited Financial Service Online, a magazine covering Internet-based forays into banking and investment services.

  • How community banks can mobilize for mobile payments

    Lauri Giesen Feb 28, 2018

    Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay are gaining in ubiquity. But are community banks ready to seize the opportunity?

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  • After the Faster Payments Task Force, what next?

    Lauri Giesen Dec 4, 2017

    After delivering an action plan to move the industry forward in 2017, the heavy lifting begins to make a 2020 goal.

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  • How forward-thinking banks connect with LGBT consumers

    Lauri Giesen Nov 6, 2017

    Financial institutions with an eye on the future are marketing to LGBT clientele with targeted ads, niche websites and new products.

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  • Capturing depositors for remote deposit capture

    Lauri Giesen Jul 13, 2017

    Financial institutions have been slow to promote RDC. But to bolster small business efficiency—and bank bottom lines—it’s more than worth the effort.

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  • Social skills: Making bank social media click with customers

    Lauri Giesen Jun 14, 2017

    Before using Facebook and the like to reach customers, banks must put engagement (and laughs) ahead of product promotion.

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  • How banks grab consumers with remote deposit capture

    Lauri Giesen Mar 31, 2017

    The first mobile check deposit services appealed to techies. Now banks promote the user friendliness of revamped services as they tackle frustrations such as low deposit limits.

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