In the Blink of an Eye

Real-time mobile payments are the future. As the Fed develops a faster payment system in the U.S., how can community banks be a part of it?

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 […]

Money Minded

How emotions, thoughts and biases drive financial decisions—and what community bankers can do about it