Mary Wisniewski

Technology Reporter

Mary is a reporter for American Banker and Contributing Editor for Bank Technology News. She was a blogger, editor, journalist and content curator for Royal Media Group, where she covered commerce and financial technology. She also served as a fashion editor for National Jeweler, where she reported on fashion shows and jewelry news. Her work has also appeared in Billboard, Cracked and a number of business media outlets. Mary grew up in the Michigan suburbs and now lives in New York with one roommate, a record player and an espresso machine. Mary is endlessly curious and follows anything that grabs her. Current interests include fintech, literature, travel, good conversation, Cat Stevens and Gidget.

Recent Stories From this Author

Testing Location-Based Services for Itinerant Bank Customers
August 25, 2014 Australian bank Westpac added location-targeting technology in the latest upgrade to its mobile app to smooth customers'...

Why Wells Fargo Wants to School Fintech Startups
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Wells Fargo Launches 'Boot Camp' for Fintech Startups
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Bankers Accept the Ice Bucket Challenge on Social Media
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Can Reengineering the Pay Cycle Disrupt Payday Lending?
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Can 155-Year-Old Vendor Lead the Way on Branch of the Future?
August 12, 2014 Diebold, best known as an ATM manufacturer, is rebranding and diversifying itself and promoting its consulting services on a...

What TD Bank's 8-Million Viewer Video Can Teach Other Banks
August 7, 2014 The Canadian bank's viral YouTube clip comes as the industry struggles to use social media effectively.

Credit Karma's Latest Act: Making Access to Credit Reports Easier
July 30, 2014 Free credit scores are so seven years ago. Credit Karma, an educational site for consumers that makes money from sending...

Early Adopters of Photo Bill Pay See Promise, Technical Challenges
July 29, 2014 Photo bill pay is supposed to make adding payees a snap for smartphone customers. But the feature faces some problems,...

Lessons from a Small Bank that Embraced Video Tellers
July 24, 2014 Ion Bank has been using interactive teller machines, which let customers conduct video chats with tellers, for more than a...

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