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Navigating the Murky Waters of Mergers & Acquisitions

The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) train that left the station in 2018, fueled by things like tax reform, interest rates inching up, and FI-friendly regulation keeps on chugging along. American Banker reports that the pace of M&A slowed slightly in 2019, but even so, more than 180 mergers were announced as of the end of…

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Big deals altering the payments landscape

There’s a decent chance we’ll look back at the first half of 2019 as the period when the US payments landscape changed permanently. The chain of events began in January with Fiserv’s surprise announcement that it was acquiring First Data in a $22 billion merger. Speculation quickly followed on how other leading financial services technology…

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The M&A Market: What to expect in 2018 and into 2019

Overall, mergers and acquisitions in the finance world have been steady in recent years. What should banks be doing to prepare if they want to be acquired? What should they be doing if they want to acquire another bank? Let’s look a little closer at this issue. Since 2014 we have seen a return to…

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RDM Corporation is now part of the Deluxe Family

WAUSAU Financial systems, a Deluxe Company has always been committed to delivering new innovations to our clients and the market. Today, we are excited to demonstrate this commitment and announce the completed acquisition of RDM Corporation (RDM). Our clients’ best interests were the foundation of this strategic, purposeful move intended to elevate our industry position….

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Tweaking Your Way to Loyalty Program Success

The banking industry lives and dies by relationships. Establishing a mutually beneficial customer-bank relationship is fundamental to everything banks do, so it’s no surprise that so many financial institutions have turned to loyalty programs to help them deepen customer relationships. Americans have embraced loyalty programs, establishing 3.3 billion memberships in 2015, according to Colloquy. A third…

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What Ikea Can Teach Us About Onboarding New Account Holders

Ikea is known worldwide for a few things. The first is for selling highly-functional, ultra-affordable furniture available in bulk. They come into major metro areas with one massive store and let their marketing engine build the excitement. People drive from all over the metro area for the experience and for the trendy designs from the…

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Bank Loyalty Extends Beyond Customer Acquisition Incentives

Banks do plenty to reward new customers, offering hefty cash bonuses for opening new accounts. And while cash incentives have become richer and more competitive over time, that tends to be where the rewards stop. Many industries, mainly retail and credit cards, work hard to consistently reward loyal customers with tangible, regular rewards. In banking,…

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