November, 2021

Breaking down common barriers to purpose-driven banking


In this series we’ve taken a close look at the business case for embracing purpose in banking. In short, there’s compelling evidence that focusing on customer wellbeing can catalyze growth and digital transformation. Embracing purpose is more than a PR move.

Robert Fisher: Committing to being in the moment

Independent Banker

Photo by Heather Esposito. Let’s collectively commit to being more present in all of our interactions. It won’t be long until we recognize what a true gift that is to ourselves and those we serve. With the holiday season upon us, the concept of “present” takes on a frantic connotation.


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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 17th November.

Daily Fintech

Will Regulatory oversight help or hinder? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week.

Consumer Lending Compliance: Hot-Button Issues to Monitor


Consumer Lending Laws & Compliance Financial institutions offering consumer loans need to know about these major consumer lending laws and recent compliance issues. You might also like this webinar, "Consumer Lending 101.". WATCH.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Federal agencies approve cyber-attack rules for US banking system

Banking Exchange

OCC, Board, FDIC will require banks to report incidents within 36 hours Compliance Compliance Management Compliance/Regulatory Cyberfraud/ID Theft Security Mobile Online Core Systems Risk Management Technology Feature Feature3. 1Compliance

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Will these innovation trends shape banking’s future?


The Efma-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards are set to return on November 18th for a virtual celebration of banking’s best and brightest. With a record 816 innovations submitted by 275 institutions in 73 countries, I’m excited to see what this year has in store.

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Beneficial State Bank’s financial activism

Independent Banker

Under the leadership of CEO Randell Leach, Beneficial State Bank is pursuing an ambitious mission of financial activism and strong corporate values. Photo: Ashley Courter.

VC money bets on crypto

Daily Fintech

One way to understand how big crypto has become is to look at the prices of coins and at the industry’s market cap. But then when you check a few minutes or days later you might see a completely different picture because of the crypto industry’s volatility.

FinCEN Issues Advisory on the FATF Updated List of Jurisdictions with AML/CFT Deficiencies


New FinCEN Advisory focuses on FATF Call to Action publication. The publication updated its list of jurisdictions with anti-money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) deficiencies. Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

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Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

Customer experience has become a key differentiator. Learn how to launch your digital transformation by incorporating two customer experience trends into your digital transformation strategy: self-service & personalization.

Omarova faces more scrutiny on banking regulation reform stance

Banking Exchange

The Biden OCC nominee faced questions from the banking committee on Thursday Compliance Feature3 Feature Financial Trends Duties The Economy. 1Compliance

I'm All Fired Up!

Jeff For Banks

//Note: This is not a banking post.// "Ain't nobody livin' in a perfect world, And everybody's out there, cryin' to be heard And now I got a new fire, burnin' in my eyes Lightin' up the darkness, movin' like a meteorite." I'm All Fired Up!

Growth in digital payments: A cross-industry view


Digital payments are gaining popularity as cash usage declines around the world.

Walden Mutual aims to serve New England’s food community

Independent Banker

The team at Walden Mutual, a planned de novo in Concord, N.H.,

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

Fintech in a Flash: Fraud Mitigation is a Key Consideration When Selecting Payments Partners

Strategically Speaking

Payments fraud impacted 82% of financial institutions last year. And it’s inevitable, pervasive, and growing with every payment channel threatened by unique, ingenious, and constantly evolving schemes.

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The Threat of Ransomware for Financial Institutions: FinCEN Issues Red Flags


Ransomware poses a significant threat to FIs. In response to an increase in ransomware attacks, the latest FinCEN advisory shows the dynamic nature and criticality of ransomware threats. . Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

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6 Steps to Seamless Account Holder Onboarding

SWBC's LenderHub

More and more, financial institutions are focusing on the consumer experience. Particularly, in our post-pandemic environment where consumers are leveraging self-serve channels for their day-to-day activities, user experience has become critical to maintaining and growing relationships.

Does your bank need an ITM?

ATM Marketplace

In order to determine if your bank needs an ITM, you should ask yourself several questions


Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Key trends shaping the future of payments


In a post-COVID world we have seen dramatic changes in the way customers pay, from the further shift towards a cashless society to a digital revolution in e-commerce payments. As we look forward, we see these trends accelerating and new payments rails emerging.

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2021’s Best Community Banks to Work For

Independent Banker

Premium benefits packages, professional development and TLC during the pandemic—this year’s winners do everything in their power to keep their community bankers happy and fulfilled. We asked both leaders and staffers to tell us what makes their community banks stand out as employers.

2021 JAC|SEC: A Look Back

Strategically Speaking

Well, folks, that pesky word “pivot” is still alive and well. Over the summer, COVID-19 cases were trending in the right direction and the country was well on its way to what felt like normal.

The Threat of Ransomware for Financial Institutions: FinCEN Issues Reg Flags


Ransomware poses a significant threat to FIs. In response to an increase in ransomware attacks, the latest FinCEN advisory shows the dynamic nature and criticality of ransomware threats. . Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

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Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

If You Can't Beat Them, Join 'Em

SWBC's LenderHub

“After all, we are not communists” – Don Emilio Barzini, The Godfather Part One.

Will crypto destabilize countries and undermine the role of the US dollar?

Daily Fintech

Recently in the news, Hillary Clinton, the former Democratic presidential candidate in the 2016 elections, warned that cryptocurrencies could destabilize countries and undermine the role of the US dollar as a reserve currency.

Beyond CX: BX delivers exceptional experiences


In my previous post, I started the conversation about the Business of Experience (BX).

Strategies for fighting remote authentication fraud

Independent Banker

As more customers moved online, fraudsters took advantage of new and increasingly inventive opportunities to commit remote authentication fraud. Experts say community banks can use education, biometrics and solid cybersecurity practices to fight this growing area of crime. By Elizabeth Judd.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.