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Volume 3INSIGHTS Magazine - Forum 2022
    • Targeting the Best Customer Segments for Revenue Growth (page 38)
    • 5 Ways Can Marketing Steer Your Bank Branches Into the Future (page 42)
    • Economic Trends Hasten Transition to Digitization (page 34)
    • Is Your Brand Hindering or Powering Your Growth? (page 58)
    • What to Expect in a Modern Credit Acquisition Solution (page 62)

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Volume 3, Issue 3INSIGHTS Magazine - Fall 2022
    • How Banks can Use Data to Grow Home Loans with Existing Customers
      (page 95)
    • How Open Banking Increases Data Value (page 13)
    • Uncovering Banking’s Growth Opportunities (page 27)
    • The Shift in Small Business Banking Relationships (page 17)
    • The New Community Bank Model (page 65)

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Summer 2022: The Digital Banking Battle – Banks vs. Fintechs

Volume 3, Issue 2

INSIGHTS Magazine - Summer 2022

  • The Shift in Small Business Banking
    Relationships (page 17)
  • Overlooked Open Banking Opportunities (page 3)
  • Onboarding: The Who, What, When
    and Why (page 22)
  • 4 Key Changes In Bank Marketing (page 13)
  • Turning Your Employees Into
    Entrepreneurs (page 41)
  • 5 Brand Strategy Rules to Accelerate Growth (page 29)

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Spring 2022: How These 10 Innovative
Leaders Prioritize Onboarding

Volume 3, Issue 1

INSIGHTS Magazine - Winter 2021

  • How innovative banks accelerate growth with onboarding (page 19)
  • 9 misunderstood fintech trends (page 43)
  • How to combat fintech and megabank marketing budgets (page 29)
  • Gen Z’s top priorities when choosing a bank (page 11)
  • Omnichannel account opening: Crucial for bank CX (page 35)
  • Why financial marketers must focus on customer loyalty (page 15)

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Winter 2021: Succeed by Doing
the Harder Things

Volume 2, Issue 4

INSIGHTS Magazine - Winter 2021

  • Find the Perfect Balance Between Risk and Reward (page 11)
  • Strategic Choices That Drive Growth (page 49)
  • How to Combat Fraud in a Post-Pandemic World (page 7)
  • Why Fintechs and Financial Institutions Need to Unite (page 3)
  • Maintain Your Place in The Payments Ecosystem (page 37)
  • The 4C’s for Branch Evaluation and Evolution (page 69)

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Fall 2021: The Great Accelerator

Volume 2, Issue 3

INSIGHTS Magazine - Fall 2021

  • Top 11 fintech disruptors of 2021 (page 26)
  • Digital banking: innovate or perish (page 15)
  • Fintech marketing strategies for banks (page 29)
  • Customer lifetime value: banking’s critical KPI (page 19)
  • COVID-19: The Great Accelerator (page 13)
  • Boosting profits with better data management (page 23)
  • 4 practices to fund loans faster (page 35)
  • Will big banks ditch overdraft fees for good? (page 31)

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Summer 2021: Straight Talk

Volume 2, Issue 2

INSIGHTS Magazine - Summer 2021

  • Fintech+bank hybrids are the future of banking (page 3)
  • The future of digital payments (page 7)
  • The rise of cryptocurrencies (page 33)
  • Profitability in banking threatened by defections (page 25)
  • Onboarding strategies for growth (page 15)
  • The SMB toolbox for bankers (page 45)
  • Straight talk: critical communications in mergers (page 21)

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Spring 2021: Boldness Wins

Volume 2, Issue 1

INSIGHTS Magazine - Spring 2021

  • Building stronger relationships with Millennials and Gen Z (page 9)
  • How to nail the small business banking and lending market in 2021 (page 18)
  • Using data-driven personalization as a digital banking differentiator (page 26)
  • Is challenger bank Chime the future of retail banking? (page 28)
  • What ‘Primary Financial Institution’ status means in the digital banking age (page 40)

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Volume 1, Issue 3

INSIGHTS Magazine - Winter 2020

  • Eliminating friction and removing CX road blocks (cover story)
  • How to think like a challenger bank (page 11)
  • Digital account opening — new rules for the new normal (page 7)
  • 7 essentials of digital transformation success (page 17)
  • The 2021 digital marketing landscape (page 9)
  • How COVID changed America’s financial habits forever (page 25)

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Fall 2020: The Future of Branches

Volume 1, Issue 2

INSIGHTS Magazine - Fall 2020

  • Critical lessons about branch strategy from the retail sector (cover story)
  • How the COVID pandemic is crushing fintechs (page 33)
  • Why Bank of America is so scary (page 37)
  • What Gen-Z loves and hates about banking (page 29)

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Spring 2020: Rethinking Delivery Models

Volume 1, Issue 1

INSIGHTS Magazine - Spring 2020

  • Meheriar Hasan, the CEO of Terafina, explains how banks must completely rethink their delivery model in a post-pandemic world (cover story).
  • What Banking Will Look Like After the Pandemic (page 10)
  • How COVID-19 is Transforming the Branch Experience (page 24)
  • How the Coronavirus is Smashing Americans’ Finances (page 16)

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