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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81% of consumers opting in to overdraft account protection do so for unexpected but important payments
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Consumers Want Financial Flexibility in Banking Accounts & Advice

The Story: With overdraft fees in the spotlight, many large financial institutions are reevaluating a fee-based approach to overdrawn accounts. …

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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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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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New Data on Consumers and Cash

Why consumers still prefer cash for some purchases and how financial services companies are creating solutions for hard currency in …

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Support for Citizens: The View of Community Banking from the Outside

How community financial institutions are creating new connections and new opportunities For all the sector’s pandemic challenges over the last …

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How do younger people handle their money?
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How do younger people handle their money?

From holding accounts at multiple institutions to in-branch banking, younger consumers value flexibility with their finances Sources: Cornerstone Advisors, February, …

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34% increase in Small Business Administration fiscal year-to-date loan volume loan over 2020
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Rapidly Rising Levels of Small Business Lending Give Banks Needed Income Boost

The Story: New data from the Small Business Administration finds lending volume increasing at near-record levels as the economy comes …

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