Michael Berman
May 25, 2022

High on the list: A bank should only experiment with a fintech if it has a clear goal and purpose in mind.

An astonishing number of bankers (rookies and veterans alike) express the view that the forward implied yield is just another generally inaccurate method of predicting future interest rates.

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Workforce utilization management – the process of tailoring staff schedules to meet need and thereby eliminating wasted payroll hours – is an especially complex task when it comes to tellers.

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It’s no secret that Brett King doesn’t like branches.

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While banks still face a marketing challenge in selling retirement advice and wealth management services, they are making inroads in competing against traditional brokerage firms and self-service brokerages for “mass affluent” customers.

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No bank can meet the expectations of its customers without significant help from the third party vendors that supply it with labor, software, hardware and services.

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Certificates of deposits (CDs) have experienced a dramatic change in consumer demand, interest rate levels and type offered in the last five years.

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There are regular discussions at conferences about the cashless, branchless future.

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It’s no secret that retail banks across the country face an enormous revenue challenge.

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For good reasons most bankers esteem the importance of relationships.

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Over the last year, media attention and overall interest in mobile payments has surged dramatically.

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With revenues under pressure and cost-cutting measures moving to the forefront, the next few years are likely to be difficult for bank employees.

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Retail banking today is more complex than ever for many reasons, including changing consumer preferences, regulatory uncertainty and the challenge of maintaining an array of delivery channels that are now available to and expected by customers.

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Are retail banks overlooking a major segment of their customer base? It seems improbable, especially given the intense hunt for growth in a tight market.

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The banking world is quickly being split into two camps: those that currently offer a mobile banking solution and those that will.

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When it comes to deposit pricing, the U.

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Most everyone in financial services these days is talking about mobile banking, mobile commerce, mobile payments and mobile wallets.

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We hear bankers today talking about “getting back to the basics.

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Consumers are increasingly using their mobile phones to interact with their financial institution; the 2011 Fiserv Consumer Trends Survey shows that more than a quarter of U.

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Anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock with the Geico gecko has likely noticed that the banking industry has been taking it on the chin for the past couple years.

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Social media – whether in the form of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube or other online communities – has long passed the phase of a fad.

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