If you work in financial services, you know that financial institutions are increasingly caught in a squeeze between dwindling profits and higher customer demands. At the same time, “rising credit costs are pushing more banks to get aggressive—and creative—to boost bottom lines.”
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Millennials are currently the largest adult generation in the nation, and they have the largest economic impact. They’re over 2 billion strong with spending power in excess of $200 billion. But “banks have largely left millennial banking habits out of the picture when developing marketing strategies,” according to Everfi, a financial education firm.
If you’re a manager in the Financial Services sector, it’s not news to you that the employee turnover rate is high in your industry. Depending on which statistics you consult, the attrition rate ranges from 18% to more than 25% of the workforce, and it’s increasing with the changes the pandemic has required.
A previous blog post discussed ways to effectively educate your bank employees and gave examples of multiple things to consider when providing that employee education. In this post, I’ll show you the benefits of having training content available for your employees and tracking their progress. Specifically, this blog will discuss
Did you know that phishing increases during a crisis like the current pandemic? And even before the pandemic, phishing was a major cybercrime threat.
Are you worried about protecting your community bank against cyberattacks? If so, no wonder—cyberattacks against banks increased by 238% in just two months of 2020, according to Cybertalk
Fraud is a serious problem for many individuals and businesses today, including financial institutions. It’s important that you understand the potential dangers of fraud, whether you’re operating a relatively small organization or a large, commercial financial institution. Naturally, you’ll also need to know more about the best methods for preventing and reducing fraud in your organization. So if you want your financial institution to be the most secure it can be, then you’ll love this list of tips, techniques, and strategies.
Patience is a key attribute to any successful leader. That’s why in today’s post, I’m going to share with you the benefits banking leaders can get from developing patience and how they can develop it effectively.
Challenges and competition can come from anywhere at any time, and you need a strategy to meet those challenges, even the ones you can’t predict. That’s why in today’s post, we’re going to look at how a team faced with a big problem overcame the odds by following a simple, yet effective, plan. In this post, we’re going to give you that plan so you, too, can overcome the challenges and competition that face your bank.