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Given the increasing popularity of credit card rewards programs, ICBA Bancard and TCM Bank, N.A., dove into the landscape to explore the latest trends, developments, and opportunities for community banks.
Cultivating the Strategic Value of Credit Card Rewards Programs looks at where community banks can grow their offerings to better support current and future customers and deepen their relationships in the process.ICBA Members can read the rest of the key takeaways and the full white paper by downloading it here. To see how community banks can dominate the credit card loyalty game, download this printable infographic.
Access the 2020 Bank Compensation and Benefits Survey
The 2020 Crowe Financial Institutions Compensation and Benefits Survey is available for purchase. With responses from 405 banks, the report provides key information on salary and benefit trends, turnover, and director compensation.
Findings from this year's survey includes
An Economic Analysis of Credit Unions' Tax Exemption
Credit unions have fallen short in fulfilling the terms of their original mandate, which once warranted a lucrative tax subsidy.
This white paper examines the extent to which credit unions have deviated from the terms of their original mandate, the amount and distribution of their tax subsidy, and its dispersal to credit union members in the form of financial benefits.Read the report
This resource guide, combined with the core processor best practices, are designed to help community banks understand important aspects of managing the core processor relationship to maximize the return on their technology investments.
The guide includes recommended steps that community banks should take to manage their core processor:
The guide also offers community bankers insights into negotiating contracts as well as information about core conversion project management for those that decide to switch systems.
This resource is free to ICBA community bank members. You will be prompted to login to access these resources.