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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 »

More than Money: How Berkshire Bank Creates Stronger Communities Through Social Responsibility and Volunteerism

More than Money: How Berkshire Bank Creates Stronger Communities Through Social Responsibility and Volunteerism

In a Nutshell: Having gotten its start serving a single county in Massachusetts, Berkshire Bank carries that history of personalized service into every aspect of its business. The bank now covers six states, in large part, because of its dedication to each community it serves. Berkshire donates both time and money to community nonprofits, and was named one of Massachusetts' Most Charitable Companies by the Boston Business Journal. And, through its XTeam volunteer program, Berkshire... read more »

An Option for Every Customer: Regions Bank Partners with Visa® to Curate Four Distinct Credit Card Offerings

An Option for Every Customer: Regions Bank Partners with Visa® to Curate Four Distinct Credit Card Offerings

In a Nutshell: Today’s banking customer often is looking for one service provider that can tackle a multitude of needs — and a variety of stages in their lives — without forcing them to jump through hoops. Regions Bank bases its company culture on listening to customers and designing products around those financial needs. The regional bank offers top savings and loan products, as well as four Visa-branded credit cards designed to meet the changing financial needs of its... read more »

KeyBank Recognized as a Top Bank for Fostering Diversity and Inclusion Among Employees

KeyBank Recognized as a Top Bank for Fostering Diversity and Inclusion Among Employees

In a Nutshell: The banking industry has been slower than other business sectors to adopt practices that encourage workplace diversity and inclusion. Between 2013 and 2018, a push to be more inclusive yielded only two new female bank CEOs. KeyBank CEO Beth E. Mooney understands the challenges women face in today’s workforce. Her leadership has pushed KeyBank to become one of the most diverse and inclusive workforces in America — not just in banking. The institution’s KBING (Key... read more »

Chime Offers a Fee-Free Digital Banking Experience that Aims to Enhance Its Members’ Financial Lives

Chime Offers a Fee-Free Digital Banking Experience that Aims to Enhance Its Members’ Financial Lives

In a Nutshell: Digital banks aren’t a new phenomenon in financial services. Many tech startups have leveraged lower overhead costs to offer fee-free online-only accounts for a decade or longer. But while new digital institutions seem to pop up daily, Chime Bank continues to be a leader in digital savings and checking accounts because of its commitment to advancing its members’ financial lives. Chime charges no fees on its accounts or debit cards and offers a feature-rich app that... read more »