Community Banking Conference Speakers

COMMUNITY BANKING CONFERENCE SPEAKERS We are already lining up some great speakers for our two Community Banking Conferences for 2017. Eric Cook, MBA, Digital Strategist, WSI If you missed hearing Eric speak at our conference last year, now is your chance to catch him as he presents “Marketing Automation and Leveraging Data with Systems to Enhance Community Banking Online” at our St. Charles, MO conference in August.   Ben Pankonin, CEO, Social Assurance Ben will […]

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Safer Internet Day

SAFER INTERNET DAY February 7, 2017 In recognition of Safer Internet Day on Feb. 7, American Bankers Association (ABA) has developed a customizable press release to help you educate consumers on how to stay safe online. The release includes tips such as keeping devices up to date, watching out for phishing scams and using a secure internet connection. ABA member banks can download the Safer Internet Day customizable release by logging in here.

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Today is the Day…We Wear Red!

Today is the Day…We Wear Red! National Wear Red Day® is finally here! Midwest Independent Bank was happy to participate again this year in the American Heart Association and Go Red For Women’s National Wear Red Day. By wearing red you help build awareness of the #1 killer of women – heart disease, and inspire women to make lifesaving changes. It’s a great first step, and there’s even more you can do:  Show us your […]

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Creating an Effective Credit Skills Training Program

Like other businesses, banks are always looking for ways to maintain an edge over their competitors. Establishing a strong credit skills training program for bank employees can help improve customer satisfaction, reduce complaints and ensure lending decisions are sound. A recent article by OnCourse Learning Financial Services discusses the steps financial institutions can take to determine the credit skills training needs of their employees and how to develop an effective training program. The full article […]

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Successful Lawmaker Visit: Do’s & Don’ts

With the recent local and national elections now complete, we thought some helpful tips for a successful lawmaker visit were in order. These tips were printed in the July/August issue of ABA Banking Journal. Do: Prepare three key points on banking legislation so that you are clear and focused in your presentation. Share anecdotes, real life stories, and experiences from customers. Show how important banks are to your hometown and its economic vitality by filling […]

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