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Thoughtful discussions about current topics, moderated by American Banker editors.

    ‘The U.S. needs to take digital currency seriously’: Dave Birch

    ‘The U.S. needs to take digital currency seriously’: Dave Birch

    Competition over virtual currency could alter politics and global power structures, potentially to the detriment of the U.S., the author of "The Currency Cold War" argues.

    • 29 min
    ‘Money anxiety is not a disorder’: Destigmatizing financial unease

    ‘Money anxiety is not a disorder’: Destigmatizing financial unease

    Dan Geller, behavioral economist and developer of the Money Anxiety Index, describes how the gauge has spiked and what banks can do about it.

    • 23 min
    The fintechs that are pitching in on coronavirus relief

    The fintechs that are pitching in on coronavirus relief

    Tilman Ehrbeck, managing partner at Flourish Ventures, a mission-driven venture capital firm that spun out of the Omidyar Network last year, explains how startups like Summer, Propel, Steady and Cushion are helping people cope with debt and cash flow problems.

    • 23 min
    How banks can fight scammers exploiting the coronavirus

    How banks can fight scammers exploiting the coronavirus

    Fraudsters are attempting to intercept stimulus checks, set up bogus charities and defraud applicants for unemployment benefits. Mike Litt, consumer campaign director of U.S. Public Interest Research Group, discusses what can be done to stop them.

    • 16 min
    Lonely, less productive: How employees really feel about working remotely

    Lonely, less productive: How employees really feel about working remotely

    Kyum Kim, co-founder of online professional network Blind, describes the impact of the coronavirus pandemic's enforced quarantine on people who work in financial services.

    • 19 min
    ‘I’m fed up with people saying banks are stupid’

    ‘I’m fed up with people saying banks are stupid’

    Chris Skinner, the author of "Doing Digital," defends banks' response to the coronavirus crisis and discusses why he thinks the tech giants won't be able to take market share away from traditional financial institutions.

    • 18 min

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