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Elizabeth Lumley

Adventures in cash...less?

In New York, in the early 1990s, there was a spate of serial robberies where muggers specifically targeted young Puerto Rican bus boys walking home late at night (or early morning) after a shift at a ...

04 Dec 2012
Finance 2.0
Elizabeth Lumley

The future is LEGO!

This post was originally called Atheists versus Evangelicals...then I walked away from it. Then I toyed with the idea of 'Battlefield Payments'...but what I really wanted to talk about was more than p...

21 Nov 2012
Finance 2.0
Elizabeth Lumley

Trust me, I'm a Banker

My husband's copy of British *adult* comic magazine Viz landed on our doorstep this weekend. (Whatcha gonna do? - at least he's not into football) In it is a wonderful two-page spread called 'Bankers!...

20 Aug 2012
Whatever...
Elizabeth Lumley

Mo Money, Mo Problems

Does anyone remember the scene from season five of The Wire, when Proposition Joe starts laundering the money from the New Day Co-op drug cartel in an off-shore bank in Antilles? (If not, get the box ...

15 Aug 2012
Finance 2.0
Elizabeth Lumley

Be a person...even if you ARE a bank

I'm been thinking a lot about our fair Natalie lately. One thing you hear about, frequently, is that banks are hesitant to engage with social media because 'why would we open ourselves up to abuse fro...

26 Jun 2012
Social Banks
Elizabeth Lumley

Where can I find the 'wisdom' in crowds?

Late last month I was invited to the Friday night kick off for Seedcamp's Seedhack financial technology 'hack-a-thon' event held at the Google-run UK Campus, recently launched in London. When you go t...

12 Apr 2012
Social Banks
Elizabeth Lumley

Muppets vs Goldman Sachs

It's not often I get to link to Funny or Die on Finextra (well never), but here is Goldman Sachs versus the Anti-Muppet Defamation League.

27 Mar 2012
Whatever...
Elizabeth Lumley

Banking lets all the 'fun fashionable' stuff happen

OK, so some of you may know I spoke at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Monday. But before I get into the gist of what I talked about - I attended three panels - all looking at various angles on the theme of...

16 Mar 2012
Finance 2.0
Elizabeth Lumley

The customer is king - even in banking

I took part in two panel discussions last week focusing on very similar themes - the customer. More specifically - the bank customer. Those outside the banking world - in any other retail-orientated ...

20 Feb 2012
Social Banks
Elizabeth Lumley

Introducing the MobeyDay group

Here at Finextra Towers we aim to serve our community in the best way we can. If you are a Finextra Community member and are attending, speaking or are just interested in MobeyDay - your one-stop comm...

07 Feb 2012
MobeyDay
Elizabeth Lumley

At least it isn't pink ...

Citi recently re-launched its personal finance site, Women & Co - opening up the site to non-Citi customers. Well done, finally we women have a personal finance site that speaks to the issues th...

07 Feb 2012
Social Banks
Elizabeth Lumley

Don't you know who I am?!

No, this isn't a blog about that jobsworth bouncer at a Toronto bar who tried to stop me entering the Misys party at last year's Sibos (However, I did say 'I'm sooo Tweeting this!', before my colleagu...

01 Feb 2012
Finance 2.0