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Say Hello to Your New Employee

Robo-advisors are nothing to fear. These algorithm-based software systems could be a great way for your community bank to offer wealth management services at a fraction of the cost of setting up a dedicated department or working with a third party. So, is it time to add a robo-advisor to your team?

Debit Incentive

Friend Bank in Alabama sees debit interchange rise with a bold promotion By Kelly Pike These days, it takes an eye-opening gesture just to grab customers’ attention, not to mention getting them to change their behavior. But that’s just what $130 million-asset Friend Bank in Slocomb, Ala., did with its debit card program. It grew