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Posts in category "Performance Management"

05/10/2017

4 Things You Should Definitely NOT Do At This Year’s Shareholder Meeting

Mega-banks go to great lengths to prepare for annual shareholder meetings because — let’s face it — if someone is angry over a scandal, policy change, acquisition or new CFO, a forum of a few hundred investors and the media is a great place to air their grievances. These banks hire a battalion of professionals…

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04/20/2017

Are HSA Opportunities an Emerging Source of Potential Revenue for FIs?

With the March 24 withdrawal of the American Health Care Act, it’s anyone’s guess what will happen next in healthcare reform. The Trump administration and top Congressional Republicans have indicated they’ll return to the issue, but until something else takes its place, the Affordable Care Act remains in effect. Health savings accounts are a significant…

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04/12/2017

Do Private Student Loans Hold Opportunity for Community Banks?

By 2025, nearly 20 million students will be enrolled in college and university undergraduate programs, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. They’ll come from all over the country and internationally, from all walks of life, to study a staggering array of subjects. And virtually all of them will have one thing in common: They’ll…

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04/04/2017

Vendor Relationships May Be the Key to Better Tech

Fast, easy, relevant and seamless — that’s what customers expect from their financial institutions. Of course, not everyone is getting that experience right now, and banks of all asset sizes are turning to technology to help them meet customer expectations. In fact, 70 percent of financial institutions surveyed by American Banker said they plan to spend more…

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03/16/2017

Bankers Respond with Optimism to Trump-fueled Uncertainty

Review and possibly repeal Dodd-Frank. Reinstate Glass-Steagall. Defang the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Review, revise and possibly abandon global trade agreements with an eye to retrenching U.S. interests. Since the inauguration, headline after headline has provided clues, hints, insights and speculation as to the Trump Administration’s next move regarding the banking industry. Whatever your political…

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03/09/2017

Why the CFPB Thinks Your Data Stinks, and What You Must Do About It

How good is the data your financial institution shares with consumer reporting agencies — the same data other FIs may rely on when deciding whether to approve or decline consumers’ applications for second-chance checking accounts? Not good enough, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Earlier in 2016, the CFPB sent out a compliance bulletin…

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02/22/2017

Efficiency, Cost Savings and Technology Are Top Priorities for Community FIs in 2017

We’re well into the first quarter of 2017, and there’s no question big changes are in store for the banking industry. With the new administration looking to ease the regulatory burden on the industry, community financial institutions are realigning their priorities — and shifting their focus inward. Our upcoming webinar with Ron Shevlin of Cornerstone…

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