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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 »

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 »

CIT Bank Recognized with Our 2018 Editor’s Choice Award™ for Its Top-Yielding Money Market Account

CIT Bank Recognized with Our 2018 Editor’s Choice Award™ for Its Top-Yielding Money Market Account

In a Nutshell: The popularity of online banks has increased so rapidly in the last five years that their brick-and-mortar competition has scurried to keep up. Internet-only banking companies frequently offer superior rates and technology thanks to their lower overhead costs. A leader in this tech revolution is CIT Bank, which unveiled its first Money Market account in March 2018. The account features a low $100 minimum deposit to open and pays interest at a rate of 1.85% APY,... read more »

Revolut’s Mobile-Based Financial Platform Aims to Change the Way Americans Bank by the End of 2018

Revolut’s Mobile-Based Financial Platform Aims to Change the Way Americans Bank by the End of 2018

In a Nutshell: Anyone looking for an alternative to traditional banking should look no further than Revolut — a tech-driven, entirely mobile-based financial platform that will arrive in the US by the end of 2018. Revolut offers traditional services like personal and business accounts and loans, and includes tools to help users better manage their finances. It also provides fee-less international money transfers and transactions, low-cost currency exchange, and the ability to purchase... read more »

Bank of American Fork Raises Its MyRate Checking Yield to 2.00% APY

Bank of American Fork Raises Its MyRate Checking Yield to 2.00% APY

In a Nutshell: Banks regularly come up with new product ideas that appeal to consumers’ desires to increase their savings. Some of these products stand the test of time, and others disappear as quickly as they appeared on the financial scene. Bank of American Fork introduced the MyRate Checking Account in 2008, and the product still attracts new customers today with its high-yield interest rates and no minimum-balance requirements. Bank of American Fork recently announced an... read more »

Radius Bank: A Virtual Bank with Very Real Savings Opportunities

Radius Bank: A Virtual Bank with Very Real Savings Opportunities

In a Nutshell: Everyone likes earning rewards. That's obvious from the number of rewards credit cards available on the market today. But, while those cards continue to be popular — and lucrative  — to consumers, other financial products haven’t caught on to the rewards frenzy — until now. Online-based Radius Bank leverages its lack of overhead costs to offer its customers a high interest rate savings account, a choice of six rewards-heavy credit cards issued by Visa and... read more »

PeoplesBank Demonstrates How One Community Bank Can Make a Difference for the Environment

PeoplesBank Demonstrates How One Community Bank Can Make a Difference for the Environment

In a Nutshell: Awareness of global climate change and the threats it poses has led organizations around the world to actively reduce their carbon footprints. One such institution is PeoplesBank, a community bank headquartered in Holyoke, Massachusetts. PeoplesBank has been actively involved in environmental awareness and sustainable energy projects for more than a decade, and it’s recently opened three LEED® Certified “green” branches. It is also active in financing sustainable... read more »

How Cambridge Savings Bank Invests in Its Customers with Award-Winning Technology & Diverse Savings Products

How Cambridge Savings Bank Invests in Its Customers with Award-Winning Technology & Diverse Savings Products

In a Nutshell: Headquartered near one of America's most prestigious universities with branches all over Massachusetts, Cambridge Savings Bank continues to build on its more than 180 years of experience in serving customers. A 2016 rebranding brought on a banner year for the company as it rededicated itself to enhancing customer experience. Recent award-winning technological innovations from CSB have made the process of investing and growing your savings easier and more secure. With... read more »

How Canada’s BlueShore Financial Spas® Aid in the Ongoing Disruption of the Traditional Banking Experience

How Canada’s BlueShore Financial Spas® Aid in the Ongoing Disruption of the Traditional Banking Experience

In a Nutshell: Canada’s BlueShore Financial is not your typical financial institution. For the last 14 years, the British Columbia-based credit union has differentiated itself through a Financial Spa concept that combines a luxury experience with sound financial advice. BlueShore Financial’s Spas focus on providing member-centered amenities, including coffee bars, jazz music, artwork, and children-friendly corners, as well as offering free wifi and phone-charging stations.... read more »

2017’s Best Northwest Regional Bank — Recognizing Columbia Bank for Its Competitive Rates and Commitment to Communities

2017’s Best Northwest Regional Bank — Recognizing Columbia Bank for Its Competitive Rates and Commitment to Communities

In a Nutshell: Founded as a community bank in Tacoma, Washington, Columbia Bank has grown through expansion and acquisition to serve a larger swath of the Northwest, and today has 165 branches in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Despite its increase in scale, Columbia Bank is still a community bank at heart, catering to neighbors by supporting numerous charities and functions to raise awareness for important causes. The bank offers competitive products for personal and business... read more »

Frost Bank’s Nearly 150-Year Commitment to Innovation & Personal Customer Relationships Spurs Texas-Sized Growth

Frost Bank’s Nearly 150-Year Commitment to Innovation & Personal Customer Relationships Spurs Texas-Sized Growth

In a Nutshell: Tracing its roots almost as far back as when Texas became a state, Frost Bank has stood the test of time as one of the Lone Star State’s most reputable banks. However, it’s not all in the past for Frost Bank, which prioritizes customer relationships so much that it continues to open new branches to meet clients where they are. This extends to technological innovation, and Frost Bank is doing its part to serve customers with online and mobile services for those who... read more »

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