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Peek Inside 7 of The Banking World’s Coolest Innovation Labs

Take a tour of these digital playgrounds, idea labs and test kitchens built by banks looking to keep pace with today's digital disruptors.

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Must See! Aussie Bank’s Awesome ‘Lost Wallet’ Web Hunt

An Australian megabank's contest lets participants search a massive virtual photo of Syndey to find hidden wallets worth $200 each.

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30 Gorgeous (and Simple) Banking Websites

More and more retail financial institutions are trying to liven up their online experience by redesigning website homepages with an emphasis on visual simplicity.

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Branch Showcase: The Hill, Lego Chopper, BofA’s Next-Gen Design

A collection of nine interesting and noteworthy branch design projects from banks and credit unions around the world — over 50 photos total!

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Cool Artwork Livens Up Call Center to Inspire Bank Staff

Financial institutions can sometimes forget how important call center staff are to their brand. But one bank just jazzed up its call center with amazing illustrations.

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Bank’s Redesigned Website Includes Crowdsourced Community Support Forum

The new website has a customer support section that will be built in part by consumers who will ask and answer their own questions.

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25 Of The Coolest Vehicle Designs From Banks And Credit Unions

Most financial institutions own a fleet of vehicles, and some even put a few stickers and graphics on them. But few go this far.

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Creative Showcase: Good/Bad Billboards, Qrossword, World Record

A pair of clever "teaser" billboards + two odd ones. Citi publishes a QR-code crossword puzzle. And an Aussie bank breaks a world record. 16 items total in this financial marketing portfolio.

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World’s 50 Safest Banks Include Few From U.S.

According to a study from Global Finance magazine, European banks are significantly safer than their American peers. Only five U.S. banks made the list.

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Commonwealth Bank’s Olympic Bomb Hoax Ad Blows Up In Its Face

The Aussie bank is forced to apologize after pulling an online ad depicting a bomb hoax outside an Olympic venue.

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Problems Plague Bank’s Big Teaser Campaign

Commonwealth Bank's latest campaign combines teaser ads with motivational poetry, but some consumers are choking on the message.

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Branch Showcase: Experimental Concept Stores & Flagship Designs

Banks explore a wide range of innovations in branches -- iPads, espresso bars, meeting pods, internet kiosks, and even custom scents -- in this photo essay with 50+ images.

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Customers Crowdsource Innovations for Aussie Bank, Then Vote on Them

In an experiment of social media democracy, Commonwealth Bank is asking customers for product ideas. The best will win $10,000.

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Commonwealth Bank Opens ‘Vault’ on Facebook

This Facebook promotion -- an online treasure hunt using an offline metaphor -- lures people into learning more about the bank in exchange for $2,000 prizes.

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Branded YouTube Channels: Super Cool, Super Expensive

Ever wondered what's involved with getting one of those cool YouTube pages for your financial institution, with big, bold graphics, fancier interfaces and shorter URLs? Here's the scoop.

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Kaching!

Consumers can make payments via email, phone and Facebook with Commonwealth Bank's revolutionary new mobile app dubbed "Kaching." Does this signal the death of credit cards?

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The Top 35 Banks on Facebook

The top 35 banks on Facebook claim nearly nine million fans among them. Of those, 71%, or 6,259,027 fans, belong to the top three. But those pages with the most fans don't have much (if anything) to do with banking.

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Commonwealth Bank - Community Seeds Facebook Promo

Commonwealth Bank Uses Facebook to Give Money Back to Community

The bank's impressive Facebook app lets users vote to determine how much money 6 community groups will get.

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Want Your Twitter Account Verified Like These 27 Financial Institutions?

Twitter has bestowed its "verified" status on more and more financial institutions lately, but if you want to join them, good luck.

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Interactive 3D Ad Brings Bank’s Virtual World to Life

Point your iPhone at this ad and it springs to life, then you can explore the virtual town of Cherryford Hill.

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