• Anne Brennan
    Anne Brennan Jul 20, 2018

    The bank office renovation revolution

    Slapping down new carpet and paint is out. So are cubicles. But rooftop patios give workers and customers a lift, even as bank expenses drop.

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  • Business customer due diligence: Is your bank ready?

    Jennifer McIntire
    Jennifer McEntire May 31, 2018

    Banks don’t always know who owns the small businesses they serve—which poses problems of legality, security and profitability.

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  • How to keep your bank’s customers, even when they get fighting mad

    Patrick Sanders
    Patrick Sanders May 30, 2018

    Reasons for customer ire range from thoughtless cross-selling to piling on fees. But smart banks listen and work to make things right.

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  • Podcast: Small business lending that makes a big difference

    BAI Managing Editor Lou Carlozo
    Lou Carlozo May 29, 2018

    Sam Taussig explains how digital lending platforms are taking the friction and guesswork out of small business loans.

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  • Countdown to customer engagement: The 10-second banking experience

    Nicole Meyers
    Nicole Meyers May 25, 2018

    Small time spans make a big difference for banks trying help customers manage their finances.

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  • The CECL home stretch: Compliance as a competitive advantage

    Craig Guillot
    Craig Guillot May 24, 2018

    The new credit loss standards may seem like one more hurdle to clear. But played correctly, they’ll help smaller banks gain new efficiencies.

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  • A sure strategy for a shrinking refi market: Put borrowers first

    John Waupsh of Kasasa
    John Waupsh May 23, 2018

    Despite projections of a sluggish refinance marketplace, banks can attract business by giving borrowers more payment control.

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  • Beating crooks at call center fraud

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    John Cray May 22, 2018

    The statistics and forecasts are dire. But by addressing three key challenges, call center employees can put bad actors on hold.

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