Entries by Rob Reale

The Financial Services Industry of the Future

The past year has brought many changes to the Financial Services Industry and so far in 2021 the indications are there is more to come. Mergers and acquisitions within the top 50 largest banks in the U.S. are reshaping the landscape, changes at the periphery of the industry are also having an impact.  Several of […]

The Rise of Digital Solutions in the Banking Industry

The Rise of Digital Solutions in the Banking Industry: Is Your Bank Positioned Well in Our New World? In a world dominated by the global pandemic, consumers and businesses have turned to contactless solutions and have minimized the need to conduct business in person, even as we slowly return to “normal”. These solutions have given […]

How Personalized Marketing is Disrupting the Banking Industry

As Digital Banking takes off, Personalized Marketing will become more important for the Banking Industry A recent Bain & Company article mentions that financial institutions should be concerned that “many consumers look outside their primary bank for high-margin products”.   However, the article also contains recent survey results that note “most customers who received direct offers […]

Data Driven Intelligence Will Enable Banks to Compete More Effectively

Cutting edge technology has fostered rapid innovation throughout various industries over the past ten years. This rapid change is impacting the financial services industry with full force, especially during this difficult COVID environment. Consumers and businesses are rapidly searching for solutions to meet their needs. Examples of this change include real-time P2P and contactless payments, […]

Digital Transaction Activity Is Surging During The COVID Crisis

  Consumers and Businesses shift to enhanced digital functionality Even before the COVID crisis, consumers and businesses were rapidly shifting to solutions provided in a digital transaction environment. For traditional financial institutions, adapting to these fast-moving changes is paramount to consumer and business banking customer retention and deepening relationships. How is competition evolving as the […]

IFM Refreshes The Website With Thought Leadership

IFM has recently updated and refreshed the content on our website at www.infimark.com. We’ve added information about our firm and the service we provide to financial institutions. Additionally, we’ve provided links to access our blog as well as our Quick Guide to Growing Bank Deposits ebook.     The customer intelligence that IFM provides is […]

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Outlook for the Future: Bank Strategy During COVID-19 and Beyond

Insight Financial Marketing recently presented a webinar called: Outlook for the Future: Bank Strategy During COVID-19 and Beyond. We discussed the rapid changes to the economy as well as the impact on the financial situation of consumers and businesses. Now more than ever, financial institutions must have a deep understanding of the financial needs of […]

Financial Technology, Digital Banking, and the Apple Card

Has your financial institution’s strategy changed as we moved forward through the Covid-19 virus outbreak? Digital banking has leveled the playing field in financial services. Regardless of the location of your branch network, digital banking capabilities have enabled competitors to entice more of your customers to move various components of their financial lives away from […]

Deposit Growth Challenges in the COVID-19 Virus Environment

The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in the US has wreaked havoc on the nation’s economy. Financial Institutions have been particularly challenged as the rapid increase in unemployment has led to a decline in income deposits. However, it appears that the CARES Act relief payments for individuals and businesses have temporarily off-set the decline in […]

5 Ways to Increase Deposit Growth at a Regional Bank

How to Increase Deposit Growth at a Regional Bank Retaining and increasing deposits are among the primary goals at all banks. Achieving these goals has been made a bit more difficult given the increase in product options and different types of institutions that customers now have to choose from. While deposits, in general, have seen […]