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The Foolish Fantasies of Fintech/Bank Partnerships

Calls for fintech/bank partnerships are misguided. What's happened to date don't even qualify as partnerships. Banks need platforms, not partnerships.

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What is Open Banking and Why Does it Matter?

As banking competition increases, the development of standards for banking APIs, data sharing and new product offerings becomes increasingly important.

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Not All Millennials are Created Equal

Meeting the needs of the diverse Millennial generation requires personalized, timely and contextual solutions.

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Building Banking Websites for Boomers (and Millennials Too)

If you make your website more user-friendly for seniors, you'll also happen to be giving Millennials what they want too.

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Core Banking Systems: The Industry’s Achilles Heel

In the Digital Age, retail financial institutions can't compete with ancient legacy banking systems held together by bandaids and duct tape.

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Engaging Millennials: 3 Things Financial Marketers Can Do Better

With Millennials wielding more economic power, financial services must ramp up their digital capabilities.

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Using Digital Lending Solutions to Fuel Growth

Advancements in digital lending technology are now available for banking organizations of all sizes.

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Why Can’t Banking Be Faster, Easier and More Simple?

People detest having their time sucked by the complexities of banking. Banks and credit unions must find ways to make managing finances easier.

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How Small Banks Can Partner with Fintech Firms

It's time for smaller banks and credit unions to participate in the growth of the fintech marketplace, finding ways to better serve the digital customer.

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The Future of Financial Marketing Hinges on One Word: Data

The winners and losers in banking will be determined by how quickly marketing can develop the skills, tools and talent to leverage data.

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7 Ways Banks Can Win Friends and Influence People

Brand advocates are the most important customer segment you’ll ever have. But how do you get them?

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Individualized Experiences: Your Multi-Million Dollar Opportunity

Banks and credit unions can generate as much as $140M for every $1B in assets by delivering an individualized experience.

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Does Your Mobile Banking App Rock?

The Financial Brand wants to see the best mobile apps in the banking world. Submit yours for inclusion in our upcoming "Mobile Banking Showcase."

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This Message Is Just for You. So Why Aren’t You Listening?

Here's a step-by-step guide showing you how to effectively customize marketing messages for maximum impact and ROI.

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Building a C-Suite Savvy Digital Marketing Plan

If financial marketers hope to get the resources and budgets they want, they must first build a digital marketing roadmap and get the C-suite on board.

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9 Keys to Branch Sales and Service Success

New measurement and tracking systems can drive behaviors that will improve branch sales and service performance.

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Mobile Banking Drives Satisfaction and Growth

The ability to invest in mobile channels is becoming a primary differentiator in customer satisfaction and a driver of future growth among Millennials, emerging affluent and minorities.

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35 Innovative and Inspirational Website Designs in Banking

Ten years ago, most banking websites were pretty ugly. How times have changed. Both the visual aesthetic and the user experience have improved big time.

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Could Apple Be Your Next Bank?

Apple is in a position to build a user interface that could provide the ultimate in banking services, without ever owning a bank.

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Brand Design is Going Mobile

With a greater dependence on mobile devices, branding in digital channels becomes more important and more difficult.

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