The Rise of Mobile Payment: What Financial Institutions Need to Know

Cision

Recent data breaches as well as increased credit card fraud have shaken consumer confidence in payment security. As U.S. credit card issuers and merchants adopt new EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) chip-card technology to address certain types of fraud, some consumers are already looking ahead.

Brexit Sparks Global Financial Concerns: A Look at Social Reaction

Cision

Imagine if New York state, home of the largest stock exchange in the world and an important cultural hub in America, voted to secede from the Union. Translate that to a trans-Atlantic perspective and that’s what happened with Brexit, or Britain’s referendum from the European Union.

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Help us Make Your Kids the Most Financially Literate in History!!!!!

ReimaginePR

The United States if the richest nation in the world but it ranks 14th when it comes to financial literacy! 90 per cent of teachers think that kids need financial literacy education — but they’re not getting it and most don’t feel equipped to teach it. To make your kids the most financially literate in history. The post Help us Make Your Kids the Most Financially Literate in History!!!!!

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses Financial Services & Social Media on April 19th

PR Expanded

Social media participation in the financial services industry is expected to increase as social networks expand in the coming years. Jenn and the JConnelly team have been working with financial companies for years helping them to navigate the social media landscape.

4 Big Content Marketing Lessons from General Mills, 3M, Ameriprise Financial & SCHERMER

MaccaPR

Maura Ryan , Digital Content Marketing Manager, Ameriprise Financial. Remember when public relations required you to persuade gatekeepers – news editors, TV and radio producers and reporters – to carry your company or client''s content to their audiences?

Financial Times reporter calls out corporate communicator over 'threat'

PR Daily

Financial Times. There are times when calling out a journalist can serve you or your brand well. Factual errors come to mind, or unwarranted attacks on one’s character.

A Case for Uber’s No. 2 Executive Coming from the PR Ranks

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Uber’s CEO, Travis Kalanick, posted on the company’s website last week that the hunt is on for a No.

Financial Times needs to know Thomas Cook didn’t need better communications advice

Stuart Bruce

Holiday Rest & Rejuvenation Through Reading

PR Expanded

Video Creativity Financial Management Holiday Reading Immigration public relationsA Few Favorite Books in 2016. During the holidays you should never be too busy to step back to give thanks and to also take a little time to rest and rejuvenate.

Welcome Kevin Gaboury: LTPR’s New Intern

LTPR

It’s the New Year and that can only mean one thing: A new intern! Please help us welcome Kevin Gaboury to our team for the winter.

Crisis & Reputation Management Top Financial Services Concerns

The Proactive Report

Financial Services PR execs and agencies are still struggling to combat an industry peppered with regular fines, lawsuits and other scandals. Online PR crisis financial services management online online PR reputation

#measurePR Recap (April 2017): Measuring Financial Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

The April #measurePR chat fell the Thursday before Tax Day, so Shonali invited some of PR’s best financial communications pros with measurement advice for everyone—from those just starting out to seasoned pros. Shonali asked how financial PR and IR differ when it comes to the practice of PR.

PR and social media set for continued growth

Stuart Bruce

Yesterday, the Financial Times published the fifth FTSE350 Boardroom Bellwether survey which revealed that almost half the boards of the UK’s largest public companies have not discussed their social media strategies in the past 12 months.

Laid Off? Now You’re Free to Consult!

Solo PR Pro

— When it comes to setting consulting fees, the biggest newbie mistake is failing to consider the extra financial responsibilities you have as an independent. “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us” – Joseph Campbell.

Stockholders in the Corporate Family – or contemporary activists?

PR Conversations

The 1980s was the boom period decade for the financial PR sector – making Chases’ chapter seem genteel in comparison: What should be the goals of a program for stockholder relations: Simply put, the aim should be to cultivate the investor’s friendliness and loyalty to his company.

How Does EMV Impact Financial Services Brands?

Cision

Thieves stole more than 500 million financial records in 2014. That’s one financial record for every 14 people on earth. helps financial organizations better understand and cater to the needs of this new breed of cautious consumer.

The Art of Your Message and Visual Storytelling

LTPR

In the modern business landscape, visual storytelling takes center stage. Lately, more video e-newsletters have been rolling into my inbox. They take at least 4 minutes longer to ingest than those with still images, but they are infinitely more interesting because the images keep moving.

Why I’ll Never Retire From Public Relations

LTPR

Crisis Financial Communications Health care Legal PR Best Practices Reputation AIG communication skills KKJZ KNBR LT Public Relations LTPR PR public relations reputation Waggner Edstrom Weber Shandwick . Why I’ll Never Retire From Public Relations. By Casey Boggs. I didn’t wake up one day and say, astutely, “I will be a PR professional.” The profession somehow chose me.

Publications Continue to Characterize Brand Journalism as “The Devil Wears a Keyboard.”

Ishmael's Corner

With the story “ The Invasion of Corporate News , The Financial Times became the latest publication to skewer brand journalism. Uncategorized brand journalism business storytelling public relations The Financial Times on brand journalism

Pause, Breath, Focus: 4 Tips to Be Present

LTPR

Communications Tools Public Relations Balance banks communications credit union credit unions financial communications Focus Health Healthcare Communications listening Meditation Portland PR portland public relations PR pr tips Present public relations tips work life balance More on our New Year of focusing on workflow and efficiency – how focused are you in the moment? Anderson Cooper recently did a piece on being “mindful” and in the moment on 60 Minutes.

Financial Editor - Baltimore, MD

Flack Me

Company: Agora, Inc. Location: Baltimore, Maryland Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: None Required Job Status: Full Time

Financial Analyst - San Francisco, CA

Flack Me

Company: Landor Associates Location: San Francisco, California Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Job Status: Full Time

Financial Analyst - San Francisco, CA

Flack Me

Company: Landor Associates Location: San Francisco, California Industry: Advertising - Other Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Job Status: Full Time

Financial Analyst - San Francisco, CA

Flack Me

Company: Landor Associates Location: San Francisco, California Industry: Advertising - Other Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

2014: Year of the data breach

LTPR

Data breaches were an unfortunate theme of 2014. Target, Home Depot and a dozen other companies are just a drop in the bucket, all of whom are likely looking forward to putting this year in the rearview mirror. Communication is crucial throughout any crisis – including data breaches.

Sr. Designer, Financial Wellness - Brentwood, TN

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Company: Ramsey Solutions Location: Brentwood, Tennessee Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor's Job Status: Full Time

Financial and Real Estate Assistant - Baltimore, MD

Flack Me

Company: Agora, Inc. Location: Baltimore, Maryland Industry: Advertising - Account Management Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: None Required Job Status: Full Time

LinkedIn Social Selling for MDRT Financial Services and Insurance Pros

wiredPRworks

I'm excited to present LinkedIn social selling marketing strategies for financial services and insurance pros at MDRT's annual conference in Vancouver!! MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of sales excellence in the life insurance and financial services business.

FT Rejects Biz Storytelling, Beware of Moving Images and Infomericals Baffle FTC

Ishmael's Corner

Financial Times Rejects Business Storytelling The job description for columnists always includes the verb, provoke. Grab Bag Journalism Visual Storytelling animated images animated visuals business storytelling deceptive advertising Financial Times FT Lucy Kellaway FTC native advertising GIF native advertising visual storytellingThe Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

Guilty by PR Association: 86% of Financial Services Pros Say 2008 Still Impacts Reps

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: Nearly a decade after the 2008 financial crisis, many financial services companies are still feeling its impact when it comes to reputation, according to new research from integrated communications firm Makovsky, which recently released its 2016 Wall Street Reputation Study.

Financial & Property Management Assistant for Family Office - Baltimore, MD

Flack Me

Company: Agora, Inc. Location: Baltimore, Maryland Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: None Required Job Status: Full Time

6 Ways To Use PR To Build Brand Marketing

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We represented a credit union through a strong campaign around financial wellness. It sponsors a series of Financial Learning Seminars, underwrites research about the cost of financial stress in the workplace, and raises funds for financial wellness causes.

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How a Nonprofit Connection Can Benefit Your Bottom Line

Ron Torossian

Being known as a company that supports a cause or group that people appreciate is often worth much more than the actual financial investment. Affirmation by association is a business tool that too few companies take full advantage of.

Vice President, Marketing (Financial Services) - New York, NY

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Company: JCPR Location: New York, New York Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Senior Level Career (10+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor''s Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Marketing Strategy Manager/Director (DOE) - Financial Svcs - New York, NY

Flack Me

Company: HNW, Inc. Location: New York, New York Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor''s Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

How IROs Leverage Digital Technology

Marketwired

Last year IR Magazine featured an article on how public companies are bringing their earnings releases into the infographic age and predicted the start of a major trend in visualizing financial reporting.

Behind the Headlines with Kaitlyn Smith

Cision

A few months ago, Flackable , a national financial public relations and digital marketing agency, promoted Kaitlyn Smith to account executive. If I won the lottery, I would… travel the world and come up with a comprehensive financial plan so I don’t lose it all at once (working with financial advisers has taught me something!).

Your 10-K is Coveted (and Comprehensive) Content

Cision

Management’s assessment of the effectiveness of the company’s internal control over financial reporting, including disclosure of any material weakness in its internal controls. An attestation report of the independent auditors on the company’s control over financial reporting.

Across the Generational Divide: Two Marketers’ Perspectives

PR Expanded

That means cutting financial ties with their parents (stop mooching!) A senior marketer, Gail Nelson has held positions at B2B companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms in the technology, Internet, financial services, consulting and marketing services sectors.

How To Protect Reputation In The Age Of Leaks

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Last year the Securities and Exchange Commission announced it passed the $100 million mark for the payment of whistleblower awards, leading to $500 million in financial remediation paid by companies. Most companies hire PR agencies to help them get out positive news.