Here’s what’s making the new this week in the world of bank and credit union marketing. Everyone’s abuzz over GreenDot’s launch of a name-your-own-fee checking product. Also, mobile continues to revolutionize banking… thanks primarily to the cameras equipped on every device. And Facebook usage varies widely among credit unions. These stories plus 28 more!
Deleveraging: Has it come to an end in the U.S.? ♥
Face of Retirement: BofA app shows customers how they’d look when they’re old
Credit Union Says No To Print Ads: Growing loans via email instead
10-Year Mortgage: Credit union offers unusual home loan product
Flex & Stretch: Financial Fitness Fridays at Regions Bank
Financial Literacy… For professional athletes?
Now Hiring: Corporate Bank Marketing at Union Bank in SF
Help Wanted: US Bank seeks Advertising Manager
Mystery Shop: Account opening process at major U.S. banks ♥
Smartphone Cameras: The key to mobile banking’s future ♥
Mobile Breakthrough: USAA taps camera for new account opening ♥
Last Chance: Learning from ING Direct before it vanishes forever
Branch Density: # of branches per people reported for various U.S. states
Financial Spa: The architectural strategy for a unique branch (PDF)
Going, Going… But branches aren’t gone yet
Mobile Banking Forecast: Smartphone and tablet use in the U.S.
Remote Deposit Dollar Limits: Time for this to end, says Mitek
Facebook Usage: Varies widely among credit unions ♥
Q&A Interview: Standard Chartered answers 10 questions on social, mobile
Generational Marketing: 8 life stage-appropriate programs for CUs
Cash Back Auto Loan Promo: $75,278 paid to 765 loan applicants
Happy New Year: Stanford FCU offers auto loan refis to kick off 2013
Community Drive: AEA makes good on $10,000 auto loan charity pledge