55% of people who report visiting a bank branch in person this year
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Access to bank branches remains highly valuable

The Story: The need for bank branches has not waned during COVID and is expected to remain a key service …

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40% of US consumers still cite cash as their preferred payment method
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Consumers still consider cash essential even through the pandemic

The Story: New data shows that a significant percentage of consumers still prefer cash, despite the availability of digital payment methods. …

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Economic Expansion Has Canadian Credit Unions Eyeing Growth

How a strong economy and open banking are positioning the credit union sector for heightened merger and acquisition activity The …

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Believe In Banking Podcast: Episode #31

In Part 4 of our special summer series revisiting our discussions with banking leaders, we’re spotlighting more community-first approaches from …

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Canadian Open Banking Set to Take Effect in 2023

Ways banks can begin preparing now for increased competition and enhanced opportunities as new standards for data-sharing impact financial services …

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Believe In Banking Podcast: Episode #30

In this episode, Sean and Gina discuss optimism and opportunities for banking as we move into a post-pandemic recovery. From …

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Cryptocurrency Acceptance on the Rise in Banking

New digital investment and payment opportunities expanding in financial services With JP Morgan Chase announcing its plan to broaden customer …

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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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Believe In Banking Podcast: Episode #29

In Part 3 of our special summer series where we revisit our discussions with banking leaders, we’re spotlighting the community-first …

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