SmartyPig Introduces The Savings Equivalent Of ‘Like’ Button

What's Next In Payments®
3:59 PM EDT January 16th, 2013

SmartyPig, which provides an online savings account and a prepaid card, has created a Chrome plugin that will help its users save for purchases without logging into SmartyPig’s website, American Banker reported, adding that the OneClick icon will sit at the top of the browser.

“Every time a user decides to start planning ahead for a purchase, that person clicks on the SmartyPig icon and the plugin will present a form that’s prepopulated with a picture of the item, its price and the category under which it falls,” the site explained. “The user will then decide how much to start saving initially and additionally designate how much she wants to sock away and when. The cash can be moved into a bankaccount, prepaid card or gift card. The user will have to log in through the Chrome plugin every time the browser launches.”

Read the full story.

Comments
Also by This Author
What's Hot
Merchant Innovation
Nintendo Brings Contactless Payments To Japan
Mobile Commerce
How Many Mobile Users Actually Shop Online?
B2B Payments
Wealth Management Firm Jumps On The NetSuite Train
Company Spotlight
MasterCard Partners With SHAZAM To Introduce EMV Debit
View All Articles ››
You May Also Like
Company Spotlight
Different mPOS Strokes for Different mPOS Folks
International
Digital River Offers A Sneak Peak At Mobile eCommerce Trends
Mobile Commerce
Trustwave Buys Cenzic To Beef Up App Testing Capability
Exclusive Series
Looking Beyond 3-D Secure’s Rocky Past
Company Spotlight
Why U.S. Consumers Are Itching for EMV Cards
Merchant Innovation
Nintendo Brings Contactless Payments To Japan
Mobile Commerce
How Many Mobile Users Actually Shop Online?
View All Articles ››