The Pew Research Center reports 64 percent of Americans have been victims of at least one data breach.
A data breach occurs when personal or financial information is unlawfully viewed, stolen or used. Exposure can stem from malicious sources, like hacking and theft, or can be seemingly innocent in nature, such as an employee improperly disposing of sensitive files. Continue reading
Spring has finally sprung! And with nature’s productivity kicking into overdrive, it’s a suiting time to examine the productivity within our own offices. Continue reading
Small business banking is the new battleground for financial institutions, as many seek to ramp-up revenue by focusing on these often-under-served assets.
The push comes as small business undergoes some major changes — from the owners themselves to the sought-after account features to the diverse set of players in the space. This small, yet mighty facet is creating major opportunities, as well as some considerable competition, for banks and credit unions. Continue reading
With mounting research pointing employers down the path of holistic wellness, employee financial wellness programs are starting to take flight.
The Society of Human Resource Management found that half of the Human Resources professionals they surveyed believed personal finance concerns resulted in employee stress. And nearly as many (47%) said there was a corresponding inability for employees to focus at work. Continue reading
Bank switching continues to plague financial institutions in an increasingly competitive market. From tailored offerings to high-engagement account holder retention strategies, banks and credit unions are definitely determined, but is bank switching still a top concern at your financial institution? Continue reading
There’s never been a more exciting time to be at the helm of a corporate team. The American workforce is experiencing a rather incredible phenomenon — four distinct generations currently make up the labor force. This is the most generations to share office space in our country’s history. Continue reading
New research from Javelin Strategy & Research’s 2017 Identity Fraud Report knits an intricate relationship between consumer personas and identity crime risks.
In 2016, an estimated 15.4 million consumers were victims of identity theft and fraud, up from 13.1 million the previous year. This marks the highest identity victimization rate since Javelin Strategy & Research began tracking the trend in 2003. Continue reading
Where Is All the Great Talent Hiding?
Attracting top talent has captured significant attention in today’s competitive employment climate. We all want the best and brightest on our teams and are willing to go the extra mile to engage potential all-stars.
But what about the team you’ve already built? The group of top performers with a track record you can personally vouch for. Are you doing enough to re-attract them and maintain employee retention? Continue reading
What makes up your financial institution’s engagement toolkit?
Perhaps you have a great app, timely email and text notifications, or even a strong social media presence. These initiatives keep accountholders tuned into their finances on their time. However, these perks offer much more than meets the eye. Continue reading
“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”
While Benjamin Franklin’s words still hold true today, taxes will undergo a few changes this year. These tax changes will ultimately add to the responsibilities of employers and require quick action to avoid penalties come tax time. Continue reading