87% of M&A transactions in banking that are between community banking organizations
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Vast Majority of Merger & Acquisition Deals in Banking are Between Community Banks

The Story: As M&A activity in banking soars, hitting its highest level in nearly 15 years, fresh data from the …

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Strengthening Support for Black-Owned Banks

Investments in Black-owned financial institutions help reduce racial disparities and improve prospects of underbanked communities In a recent bylined article …

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How do people choose a primary bank?
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How do people choose a primary bank?

Research identifies the top five reasons why customers choose a particular bank as their primary financial institution. Source: EPAM Continuum, …

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What do Gen Z customers want from their bank branches?
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What do Gen Z customers want from their bank branches?

Younger banking customers would be more likely to visit their local bank branches if they offered a range of services. …

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How optimistic are U.S. consumers?
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How optimistic are U.S. consumers?

All signs point toward strong – and rising – confidence among consumers, with big purchases on the horizon. Sources: Reuters, …

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67% of customers who would rather feel heard on a customer service call than have a speedy resolution
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Human-centered customer experiences build bank and credit union loyalty

The Story: According to new data from Genesys, good CX includes empathetic customer support. In fact, 70% of consumers say …

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How do people want to connect with their bank or credit union today
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How do people want to connect with their bank or credit union today?

Post-COVID, video and remote channels are on the rise. Sources: Adrenaline, ITM Consumer Insights Study, March, 2021; Accenture, Empathetic Banking, …

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71 percent of households facing difficulty saving because of unexpected expenses
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Consumers struggling with saving need tools and support from their financial institutions

The Story: Even before the pandemic, the average American struggled to overcome unforeseen and unplanned for expenses like “car repairs, …

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Diverse boards create revenue growth through the pandemic

The Story: According to a new report by BoardReady, companies that have diverse boards are better prepared to come out …

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