All articles tagged: “Banks”

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Heartland Bank Can Help Consumers Improve Their Credit Scores Through Financial Education

Heartland Bank and Trust Helps Consumers Improve Credit

In a Nutshell: Heartland Bank and Trust Company has offices in Central and Northern Illinois and is committed to... read more »

Jon McDonald

By: Jon McDonald • 9/14/21

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Bank On Helps Local Banks and Credit Unions Provide Financial Products to Underbanked Communities

Bank On Provides Key Products in Underbanked Communities

In a Nutshell: Bank On is an initiative operated by the CFE Fund that helps unbanked and underbanked populations... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/5/21

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First Commonwealth Bank’s Educational Efforts Help Community Members Manage Credit and Avoid Debt

FCB: Financial Education to Reduce Debt and Raise Credit

In a Nutshell: First Commonwealth Bank was founded in the 1880s, and it has steadily evolved to help modern... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/29/21

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Optus Bank Helps Underserved SMBs and Communities Through Inclusive Credit and Lending Products

Optus Bank: Inclusive Credit and Lending for Communities

In a Nutshell: Optus Bank is on a mission to ensure equal financial access and opportunity for everyone —... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/18/21

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Southern Bancorp Extends Counseling and Credit Products and Services to Rural Consumers

Southern Bancorp: Credit for Rural Consumers

In a Nutshell: Southern Bancorp fosters economic opportunity and upward mobility in communities in rural Arkansas... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/2/21

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Bank5 Connect Offers a High-Yield Checking Account & Debit Card with Credit Card-Like Rewards

Bank5 Connect: Credit Card-Like Rewards & High-Yield Checking

In a Nutshell: A bank’s location used to be an important consideration for consumers, but with advances in... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/20/21

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ACSI Report Finds Customer Satisfaction Waning Among Banks and Credit Unions Amid a Pandemic

ACSI: Satisfaction Waning for Banks & Credit Unions

In a Nutshell: The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) found in its annual report on the finance and... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/29/20

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Norway Savings Bank: Helping People Handle Debt and Credit Issues and Serving the Community

Norway Savings Bank on Debt & Community Service

In a Nutshell: Mutual savings banks share some similarities with credit unions, including their commitment to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/8/20

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Regent Bank Provides Oklahoma Clients with Convenient Banking, Loans, and Strong Community Service

Regent Bank: Strong Banking & Community Service

In a Nutshell: Regent Bank’s slogan is “Passion to Serve,” meaning the Oklahoma bank makes a point to provide... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 9/3/20

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The Virginia Association of Community Banks Continues to Advocate for Its Member Institutions During a Time of Crisis

VACB: Fighting on Behalf of Virginia Community Banks

In a Nutshell: Despite constituting the bulk of banking institutions in the U.S., community banks can struggle to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/11/20

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Centreville Bank Recognized for Investing in Its Rhode Island Communities, Charitable Foundation, and Volunteer Efforts

Centreville Bank Recognized for Supporting RI Communities

In a Nutshell: Centreville Bank has been operating in Rhode Island for 192 years and counting. The community bank... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 5/5/20

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Alliance for Local Economic Prosperity Seeks to Leverage Public Banking to Revitalize and Reinvest in New Mexico Communities

AFLEP: Working to Establish a Public New Mexico Bank

In a Nutshell: Small communities often object to the presence of corporate retailers in their towns, but the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/1/20

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Starling Bank Offers Integrated Products that Can Help U.K. Consumers Raise Their Credit Scores and Master Money

Starling Bank Offers Integrated Financial Products for the U.K.

In a Nutshell: Starling Bank, a digital-only U.K. challenger bank, boasts a commitment to convenience that begins... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/12/20

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Sunrise Banks Sets an Example with a Social Responsibility Mission, Volunteering, and Financial Literacy in the Twin Cities

Sunrise Banks: Social Responsibility and Giving Back

In a Nutshell: With their vast reach and access to resources, banks have the ability to affect real change in a... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/27/20

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South Carolina’s Countybank Shows Its Support for Upstate Communities via Donations and Hands-On Volunteer Efforts from Associates

Countybank Supports Upstate South Carolina’s Local Causes

In a Nutshell: While some financial institutions in South Carolina have expanded into North Carolina and Georgia,... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/16/19

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Recognizing First Citizens National Bank for Its Financial Literacy Efforts Focusing on Women and Children, and its Long-Running Community Support in Tennessee

First Citizens National Bank Supports Smart Women & Children

In a Nutshell: Data reveals that a financial literacy gap exists between men and women. Tennessee’s First Citizens... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/29/19

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Trustco Bank Recognized for Its Community Commitment to Financial Education, Support for Local Causes, and Delivering Accessible Products

Trustco Bank: Recognized for Its Community Commitment

In a Nutshell: Trustco Bank, which traces its origins to early 20th century Schenectady, New York, demonstrates its... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/17/19

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Compliance Alliance Provides Tools and Resources to Help Community Banks Successfully Address Regulatory Guidelines

Compliance Alliance Helps Banks Meet Guidelines

In a Nutshell: Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010 to protect consumers and increase transparency in the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 10/16/19

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Recognizing Southern Independent Bank for Its Community Service, Including Financial Literacy Efforts and Supporting Local Causes in Alabama

Southern Independent Bank: Recognized for Community Service

In a Nutshell: While many banks have been fixtures in their communities for decades, Southern Independent Bank... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/23/19

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KOHO Provides Full-Featured Bank Accounts to Canadians Seeking No-Fee Alternatives to Traditional Financial Institutions

KOHO: Full-Featured Bank Accounts with No Hidden Fees

In a Nutshell: For Canadians who’ve grown tired of high fees at the Big Five banks, KOHO offers an affordable,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/30/19

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Silver Lake Bank Provides Support and Financial Literacy Resources to Customers, Schools, and Community Organizations in Northeast Kansas

Silver Lake Bank Provides Support to Kansas Communities

In a Nutshell: Silver Lake Bank goes the extra mile to help schools, causes, and community members in its Northeast... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/16/19

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Liberty Bank of Utah Helps Homebuyers Qualify for Loans and Achieve Financial Independence Through Guidance and Access to Grants

Liberty Bank of Utah Helps Homebuyers Qualify for Loans

In a Nutshell: For many first-time homebuyers, obtaining financing and closing a deal can be daunting experiences.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/29/19

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2 Simple Steps to Open a Bank Account Online with No Deposit & Bad Credit

Opening an Online Bank Account with No Deposit

Although you can get through life without ever opening a bank account, having one is inarguably more convenient and... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/9/19

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Axos Bank Strengthens Financial Literacy Among Children, Communities, and Military Members Through Philanthropic Partnerships and Programs

Axos Bank Strengthens Financial Literacy in Communities

In a Nutshell: Even without physical branch locations, Axos Bank still places a strong institutional emphasis on... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 1/18/19

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The ACSI 2018 Finance and Insurance Report Shows Banks Matching the Customer Satisfaction Ratings of Credit Unions

ACSI Report: Banks Match Credit Unions’ Satisfaction Ratings

In a Nutshell: For the last decade, the Finance and Insurance Report issued by The American Customer Satisfaction... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/11/18