May 15 — The Conference of State Bank Supervisors announced five student teams as finalists in its nationwide Community Bank Case Study Competition. The college teams are: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Iowa State University, Kutztown University (Pa.), Texas Tech University, and University of Akron (Ohio).
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May 15 – BMO Harris Bank has launched a new suite of consumer checking products, which is tailored to match the lifestyles of customers and focused on bringing simplicity to banking at any stage of life.
May 15 – Many studies show that nearly two-thirds of Americans don’t have a will, and even fewer have created a full estate plan. Fifth Third Bancorp understands that many people say the process is too complex and too-time consuming, so the bank created Fifth Third LegacyLink, a digital platform that provides a simple, straightforward approach to estate management.
By Kristin Rulon
When Shauna Stephenson was 17, she walked into a branch of a local bank to make a transaction. She must have made a good impression, because she left with a job offer from the branch manager. (more…)
May 8 – “This is Banking a Fifth Third better.” That’s the idea behind the new advertising campaign from Fifth Third Bancorp. The campaign plays on the improper fraction that is the Bank’s name. As a fraction, 5/3 translates to more than 100 percent — 166.7 percent, to be exact — and going the extra mile to help customers reach their financial goals.
May 8 – Banner Bank was ranked highest in the Northwest region for client satisfaction by J.D. Power, according to their just-released 2017 U.S. Retail Banking Client Satisfaction Study. This is the third time since 2012 that Banner Bank has earned this recognition.
May 2 – Fintech America and BankNews Media have joined together to present the Fintech America Innovation & Transformation Forum, a one-day seminar and networking event for community bankers to better understand the latest fintech trends, technologies, and regulatory issues, and to develop strategies, learn best practices, and implement plans to prepare their institutions to succeed in the new era of digital banking.
May 1 – The Independent Bankers Association of Texas — the largest state community banking association in the nation — is hosting its 25th Annual Congressional Visit, May 2-4, in Washington, D.C. More than 115 Texas community bankers and industry advocates will travel to our nation’s capital to make their voices heard with key decision makers, including elected officials and regulators.
April 24 – Citi has released its 2016 Global Citizenship Report, highlighting efforts made in the last year to responsibly provide financial services that enable growth and progress. The report is divided in two sections – “How we do Business” and “Solutions for Impact.”
April 19 – Associated Bank is recognized for the fifth year for its mortgage servicing performance as part of an assessment and recognition program sponsored by Fannie Mae, the leading source of residential mortgage credit in the U.S. secondary market.