Community banks are taking a more “calculated” approach as the EMV liability deadline approaches.
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Fisoc, a provider of merchant loyalty programs, closed its C-Series Round of funding, netting $5 million, on December 21. The Austin, Texas-based company raised $4.3 million earlier this year. The company develops tools for the social media space that lets financial institutions offer loyalty programs to their customers via itsRead More
Are the young people in Gen Y a “hard to get” demographic for banks? Not for the Mercantile Bank of Michigan, says CIO John Schulte. Mercantile Bank is based in Grand Rapids, Mich., and has assets of $1.4 billion. Informally known as MercBank, Mercantile Bank of Michigan offers a unique windowRead More
Three years ago Jeff Stephens was depressed. As the head of a marketing consultancy with a focus on the financial sector, he was confronted day after day with bank customer indifference and apathy. As Stephens told Bank Innovation, “People would just say, ‘It is what it is.’” So when StephensRead More
OVER 300,000 COMMUNITY BANKING CONSUMERS PAID $55 MILLION IN INTEREST FROM KASASA ACCOUNTS New Way Of Banking Locally Taking Nation By Storm AUSTIN — July 31, 2012 — Kasasa® (www.Kasasa.com), a national brand of free checking and savings accounts that pay consumers to bank, reached a milestone this month havingRead More
Indifference. That’s the prevailing feeling consumers have toward their banks. At least that’s how Jeff Stephens, chief executive of financial services branding consultancy Creative Brand Communications Inc., feels. “For the longest time, the biggest challenge for FI is apathy,” Stephens tells Bank Innovation. “By and large, consumers are entirely indifferent toRead More