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Michigan editorial: most area lawmakers don’t understand basic economics

Kansas City Star editorial: Economy weathered a rough year … maybe

Kansas City Star editorial: Wider income gap a threat

Nominations Now Open for 2015 BAI – Infosys Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards

February 17 – BAI and Infosys Finacle have announced that nominations are now open for the 2015 BAI – Infosys Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards. Now in its fifth year, the program is expanding beyond the original categories to reflect changing retail banking industry dynamics with the introduction of three new awards categories — Innovation in Payments, Most Innovative Community-Based Banking Organization and Most Innovative Non-Financial Organization.

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Research from BAI Shows Digital Efforts Top-of-Mind for Retail Banks

October 20 – BAI, the financial services industry’s resource for breakthrough information and intelligence, has released “BAI Retail Banking Outlook,” its latest research report identifying emerging retail-banking habits and trends. The survey of nearly 400 global industry professionals highlights the growing emphasis financial institutions are placing on mobile banking and social media.

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Meridian Bank’s Chris Annas Named “Banker of the Year”

September 29 – Meridian Bank Chairman and CEO Chris Annas has been named “Banker of the Year” by Philadelphia SmartCEO at their 2014 Power Player Awards.

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American Banker and BAI Introduce FinTech Forward: Annual Rankings and New Perspective on Bank Technology Spending

August 1 – American Banker and BAI have announced their strategic alliance and its signature program, FinTech Forward, a new initiative focused on giving bankers the information and perspective on technology they need to plot a course for the future.

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Poll Finds 73% of Americans Can’t Save Any Money

July 30 – In the wake of a recession that should’ve taught Americans the importance of having emergency savings, a new GOBankingRates study conducted in partnership with The Penny Hoarder has found that nearly three out of four Americans have little or no money saved. Of 3,000 survey respondents, 44.5% reported not having a savings account, while 28.5% reported having less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.

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Financial Placements Rebrands, Expands Online Recruitment Capabilities

Oct 8, 2013 – BankNews Media is pleased to announce the rebranding of its Financial Placements division to Community Banking Recruiters. This rebranding better distinguishes the division as a leader in community bank employee recruitment. Launched in 1967 by BankNews Media, the executive search and recruitment service has a proven track record in both areas: helping banks recruit experienced, successful, quality senior and mid-level executives, and assisting banking professionals to obtain new employment opportunities that provide career advancement.

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BankNews Reveals Winners of 2013 Innovative Solutions Awards

Oct 7, 2013 – Today, BankNews Media announces the winners of the 2013 Innovative Solutions Awards. The Innovative Solutions Awards, now in their sixth year, are recognized as the most prestigious awards for companies helping community banks improve their operations, be more competitive, enhance their technical capabilities and increase their profitability. BankNews received more than 40 entries in four categories and readers cast more than 1,500 votes on Banknews.com.

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