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Poor Rewards Program Top Reason Millennials Dissatisfied with Their Bank

The role a financial institution plays in the lives of consumers has shifted dramatically. Even though everyone knows this, many community banks and credit unions are doing far too little to adapt to the winds of change. Thankfully there is exhaustive, independent research – like that of Accenture’s 2015 Consumer Banking Survey – that provides […]

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New Study: Debit Trends, Benchmarks, and Revenue Opportunities

The 2015 Debit Issuer Study is here. The annual report commissioned by PULSE® has been a bellwether for card issuers for the past ten years, providing key measurements, trends, and invaluable insights. This year’s study delivers more qualitative and quantitative data derived from meticulous primary research (conducted by Oliver Wyman). Here we’ll take a look […]

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Charitable Rewards Make Sense (and Dollars)

For thousands of years philosophers have asked: are humans inherently good (only to be soiled by society) or inherently bad (with social norms keeping us in check). This post doesn’t aim to solve what has confounded philosophers and scientists since Plato’s time. But it will illuminate ways to extend the human desire to do good […]