• Daniel Smith
    Daniel Smith Feb 23, 2018

    A higher interest level: Sizing up the challenges for deposits in 2018

    With increased costs, expect a fight to retain and attract client deposits. Here’s how your financial institution can come out on top.

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  • Relationship Expansion: Sharpening the Focus

    Sherief Meleis Apr 4, 2011

    As the urgency grows to drive revenue growth, banks will get more lift from high-value opportunities to expand relationships than from raising fees or cutting costs.

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  • Why Community Banks Need a Product Advantage

    Sean C. Payant Feb 28, 2011

    Trying to follow the lead of big banks by adding fees will throw away one of the few remaining advantages possessed by community banks – simple products and services.

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  • Protecting DDA Profitability

    Robert C. Giltner
    Robert C. Giltner Feb 23, 2011

    Dealing with all the threats to checking account profitability requires new product and pricing strategies.

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  • Consumer Credit on the Upswing?

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    Kenneth Cline Nov 30, 2010

    TransUnion analyst Chet Wiermanski says consumer credit situation improving – but watch those caveats.

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  • The Case for Building Customer Lifetime Value

    Sherief Meleis Sep 30, 2010

    At a time when banks want to serve each customer as fully as possible, most don’t yet have a good grasp on priority household financial needs and the value of meeting them.

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  • Reverse Elasticity Drives Up Deposit Balances

    Dan Geller Sep 1, 2010

    As consumers fret about the future and seek safety for their funds, banks are actually seeing deposit balances increase even when they lower their interest rates.

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  • Re-thinking Credit Treatment Strategies

    Lynne Labrador Jul 16, 2010

    To avoid damaging good customer relationships because of credit issues, financial institutions need to take a more proactive approach to handling delinquencies.

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