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The rise of customized credit card rewards programs

Community banks are tailoring their credit card rewards programs to keep more customers loyal. By Katie Kuehner-Hebert If your community bank offers credit cards, a rewards program can be an effective way of keeping customers loyal. “As a community bank, we’ll never be able to compete directly with the big banks, but if we can

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Chris Lorence: The truth about leadership

In the first installment of his new column on leadership, ICBA’s Chris Lorence takes issue with some common misconceptions about what it is to be a leader—and offers ideas for how to create a more inclusive, effective culture.

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Your natural disaster preparation checklist

Proactive bankers and industry experts share their best advice for keeping your physical branches—and customers’ data and resources—safe and accessible should a natural disaster strike.

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