Community banks can succeed using data analytics

Community banks can succeed using data analytics

/ Technology
A company called Aunalytics has a pitch specifically designed for community banks: You can analyze your bank data with the same sophistication as the big banks — at a SaaS price. BankBeat spoke with Katie Horvath, the group’s chief marketing officer, about what’s lurking in the data ...
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New RedBook app puts industry info at your fingertips

New RedBook app puts industry info at your fingertips

/ Chronicles
The Texas Bankers Association and NFR Communications have teamed to create the Texas Banking RedBook app. It is now available ...
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McCurry joins BankBeat parent company

McCurry joins BankBeat parent company

/ Promotions & New Hires
Greg McCurry has joined the company that owns BankBeat to fill a new role as senior vice president-business development. McCurry ...
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Banks made nearly $70 billion in third quarter

Banks made nearly $70 billion in third quarter

/ Chronicles
FDIC-insured institutions made $69.5 billion in net income during the third quarter, a nearly 36 percent increase from a year ...
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Chronicles

CFPB director pledges tougher stand on bank overdraft, NSF fees

/ Chronicles
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Rohit Chopra is pledging to take a stronger stand against bank overdraft and non-sufficient fund ...
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Business conditions measure falls, still indicates expansion

/ Chronicles
Creighton University’s regional Mid-America Business Conditions Index fell five points to 60.2 in November, still above growth neutral ...
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Fall economy growth slowed by supply disruptions, labor shortages

/ Chronicles
The Midwest economy grew modestly to moderately during October and early November despite supply chain disruptions and labor shortages ...
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Colorado community banks to merge

/ Chronicles
Denver-based InBankshares Corp., will merge with fellow Colorado community bank Legacy Bank next year in a stock-and-cash transaction ...
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FOMC: Inflation could last longer than expected

/ Chronicles
Federal Open Market Committee members say “transitory” inflation could last into next year, longer than previously anticipated ...
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Fed: Banking system in good shape, pandemic challenges remain

/ Chronicles
The banking system improved in the first half of 2021 and remains strong despite pandemic-related challenges, a Fed report said ...
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People

Lincoln Savings Bank names Schick regional lending leader

/ Promotions & New Hires
“I’m passionate about the Cedar Valley,” Schick said. “I value relationships, I like helping people and I love to see ...
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Bankers’ Bank promotes Niesen to executive VP

/ Promotions & New Hires
“Jeff is an important part of the executive leadership of Bankers’ Bank and this promotion recognizes his contribution and critical ...
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First International Bank & Trust promotes Franklin to director role

/ Promotions & New Hires
“Patrick has made a significant impact in leading our Wealth Management Operations Team,” said FIBT President Peter Stenehjem ...
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Opinion

How to provide personalization at scale

/ Technology
A personal touch has always been the name of the game — and a competitive advantage — for community banks ...
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EWA is a fintech opportunity

/ Technology
Earned wage access is the future of payroll, and community banks should be the ones making it available to companies ...
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CECL: It’s Time (Again)

/ Regulation
The pandemic has most likely sidetracked adoption and implementation plans and you may feel like you are back to square ...
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Community Relations

Peoples State Bank donates $15,000 for park improvement project

/ Community Relations
“When completed, these improvements will draw thousands of people to Hodag Park, enhancing Rhinelander’s businesses and economy,” said Craig Lau, ...
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WaterStone Bank donates to Children’s Wisconsin following mass casualty crash

/ Community Relations
“As a community bank, WaterStone Bank takes pride in being a good corporate citizen and supporting their community when it ...
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Port Washington State Bank remodeling Grafton branch

/ Community Relations
The project is intended to offer numerous improvements ...
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