As soon as you look at the payment processing options available online, another one pops up. While some such as PayPal have been around for the long haul, there are other, newer online money transfer services that seem to be just as widely used. If you are going to put your online MS finance degree […]
Let’s work together! The art of networking is what business is all about. Meet the right people and you can do business together. Herein lies the problem. Networking takes time. It requires immense trust and vetting before one can take the next step to discuss business. The trust deficit It is no hidden secret, banks, […]
There is a lot of excitement in the industry after PayPal announced it was buying the remittance company Xoom. A lot many people have asked, how will this play out? What is my opinion of it? Well, here it is, feel free to disagree. I won’t talk much about PayPal + Xoom, I think it […]
Last year, I conducted a survey of how Pakistani banks fare when it comes to consumers interacting with them solely online (i.e. the web/email). The results of last year’s online interaction survey can be found here. This year again, I am going to be conducting the survey. Measuring both the web and social media response […]
Under regulatory pressure, many banks are ending or limiting money transfers, most likely meaning higher costs for immigrants sending money home.
This is not comforting on any level. Big Banks’ effect will trickle down to the smaller banks.
Do you know how many Pakistan Banks are using Twitter? Well, sadly the answer is 7 out of 30 banks. Even out of the 7, five are what can be considered truly active.
For about five years now, I have been collecting and trying to figure out how come Pakistan has been receiving so many phishing emails. It started out by tackling where these phishing emails were originating from and specifically in which country were the phishing servers located. Indonesia and Thailand were on top of the list […]
Every year, for the past four years, I have been doing something in January, I write to Pakistani banks, via their websites (online) and gauge them on their response and customer service. Whilst for the past four years I was doing it purely out of curiosity, this year I decided to test our online banks and […]