All articles tagged Banking (23)

Empower Takes Banking Completely Digital, Offering 1% Cash Back, High Savings Interest Rates and an Online Assistant

Empower Takes Banking Completely Digital, Offering 1% Cash Back, High Savings Interest Rates and an Online Assistant

In a Nutshell: The grand days of the brick-and-mortar banking institution are going by the wayside with the rise of online banking and digital services. And Empower is front and center in this digital shift. The new company is an all-digital bank that can give customers certain advantages not always available at traditional banks, including 1% cash back on checking accounts and higher interest rates on savings accounts. Empower’s digital assistant monitors your funds 24/7 and offers... read more »

First Commonwealth Bank Recognized for Prioritizing Customers’ Financial Goals in the Western Pennsylvania and Ohio Markets

First Commonwealth Bank Recognized for Prioritizing Customers’ Financial Goals in the Western Pennsylvania and Ohio Markets

In a Nutshell: With locations across Western Pennsylvania and  throughout Ohio, First Commonwealth Bank strives to improve the financial lives of the people, businesses, and communities it serves. First Commonwealth Bank maintains a diligent focus on building financial confidence in its customers through various initiatives, including designating an employee position devoted to financial education. The bank's dedication to customers is also evident in the products and services it... read more »

ABBYY Develops Automated Document Capture, Extraction, and Classification Solutions So Banks Can Accelerate Onboarding and Processing

ABBYY Develops Automated Document Capture, Extraction, and Classification Solutions So Banks Can Accelerate Onboarding and Processing

In a Nutshell: For mobile banking technology to deliver the real-time experience consumers expect, it must analyze data as fast as it comes in. That includes capturing all incoming information, whether physical or digital, transforming it into actionable data, and promptly routing it to the appropriate channel. With its solutions for automating document capture, extraction, and classification, ABBYY helps banks accelerate both customer onboarding and processing. The company allows... read more »

Avidia Bank’s Suite of Cards Feature Competitive APRs for Every Credit Range and Up to 3x Rewards Points

Avidia Bank’s Suite of Cards Feature Competitive APRs for Every Credit Range and Up to 3x Rewards Points

In a Nutshell: As a community bank, Avidia keeps the customer at the forefront of its decisions. That's why the bank supplies a diverse offering of personal credit cards to its customers. Between its Classic, Gold, Platinum, and new NEPGA World Elite Mastercard® options, Avidia has something for consumers in every credit range — from those with little-to-no credit to the biggest spenders. The bank also boasts a hearty rewards program with options for 2 or 3 points earned for each... read more »

JD Bank Earns Our 2018 Editor’s Choice Award™ for Its Focus on Community Engagement in Louisiana

JD Bank Earns Our 2018 Editor’s Choice Award™ for Its Focus on Community Engagement in Louisiana

In a Nutshell: In today’s fast-paced world, it can feel at times as if like the idea of community is being left behind. But JD Bank knows the importance of community involvement, and is helping to keep its community spirit alive. The Louisiana chain works encourages volunteering in its communities, donates to local charities, and provides financial education to various audiences. For these reasons, we have selected JD Bank as a recipient of the 2018 Editor’s Choice Award™. // ... read more »

New York Community Bank Gives Back by Hosting Free Financial Literacy Programs and Donating Millions to Nonprofits

New York Community Bank Gives Back by Hosting Free Financial Literacy Programs and Donating Millions to Nonprofits

In a Nutshell: New York Community Bank maintains over $50 billion in assets over its five-state footprint, but what really makes the institution proud is its long history of community involvement. The bank hosts free public financial literacy programs that tackle topics relevant to its audience — including modules that teach youngsters how to save their allowance and those that help seniors detect and avoid financial and medical fraud. Through its two foundations, NYCB donates... read more »

USALLIANCE Financial Provides Members with Education, Guidance, and Three Credit Cards to Suit Individual Needs

USALLIANCE Financial Provides Members with Education, Guidance, and Three Credit Cards to Suit Individual Needs

In a Nutshell: While USALLIANCE Financial got its start in 1966 as IBM's credit union, it has grown and diversified into a multifaceted $1.6 billion institution with more than 110,000 members. But people remain at the heart of it all, and the professionals at USALLIANCE are dedicated to serving the needs of its members, wherever they are in their financial journey. That's why USALLIANCE developed three different credit card offers to serve its members at every step of that journey.... read more »

Barclays: Our 2018 Editor’s Choice™ Award Recipient for Diversity and Inclusion Practices that Help Employees and Customers Feel Welcome

Barclays: Our 2018 Editor’s Choice™ Award Recipient for Diversity and Inclusion Practices that Help Employees and Customers Feel Welcome

In a Nutshell: Many financial institutions create diversity and inclusion departments to expand their operations and create a welcoming work environment that appeals to a wide range of talent. But Barclays focuses on an even bigger picture, extending its view of diversity and inclusion to its customers, clients, and stakeholders. Barclays, one of the world’s largest banks with more than $1.5 trillion in assets, leads by example with diversity initiatives that address disability,... read more »

Qapital Leverages Innovative Technology and Behavioral Science to Help Members Reach Their Financial Goals

Qapital Leverages Innovative Technology and Behavioral Science to Help Members Reach Their Financial Goals

In a Nutshell: Saving money is not as easy as spending it, and for people who never learned healthy savings habits, finding ways to save can be even harder. More than a half-million people, however, have found that it’s never too late to learn thanks to the products offered by Qapital. At Qapital, users create personalized savings goals and fund them as they reach smaller milestones — such as not spending as much on fast food — or by rounding up to the nearest dollar every... read more »

HomeStreet Bank Recognized with Editor’s Choice Award for Creating Employment Opportunities for Veterans

HomeStreet Bank Recognized with Editor’s Choice Award for Creating Employment Opportunities for Veterans

In a Nutshell: Most military veterans don’t return home to the parades and fanfare that welcomed past decorated heroes, and some even struggle to find employment once they’re back on US soil. HomeStreet Bank understands and appreciates the value and discipline trained military members bring to its company, which is why the institution provides veterans with extensive hiring opportunities. In addition to its hiring practices, HomeStreet also offers veterans an array of financial... read more »