May 24, 2022
Bankers know that the role of the branch and its staff has shifted and continues to evolve. With many customers accustomed to digital banking, technology is ever-more important. Yet, one in five bank customers still wants easy access to a human staff member. How can your branch support your customers’ expanding needs?
Mar 21, 2022
A record net 2,927 US bank branches closed in 2021. Is this all bad news? We give you the important facts on branch closures and look at the impact on community financial institutions. We also share some stories of how your peers have been dealing with this trend.
Oct 12, 2021
Branch sharing, especially with competitors, sounds outrageous to many financial institutions. Yet, there is a pilot underway in the UK where financial institutions are doing just that. As in the US, branches have been closing, leaving many bank customers without an option to visit a physical bank location. We give you the details of this pilot program, as it would not be the first time that industry trends reached our shores from across the Atlantic.
Aug 26, 2021
In 1934, robbing a national or state bank of the Federal Reserve became a federal crime. While the rise of digital banking and cyber thievery has led to fewer in-branch robberies, branch security is still important. It can be challenging today with pandemic protocols such as social distancing and masks. Yet, these five security operations help you firm up your branch security.
May 21, 2021
Big banks, such as JPMorgan Chase and Citibank, are returning their employees to the office sooner than expected. We highlight some of their return-to-work challenges as well as learnings to incorporate into your own plans.
Jun 1, 2017