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Can we talk about “chargebacks?” When a cardholder contacts a financial institution about a non-authorized transaction, it’s called a “dispute.” A dispute triggers a multi-step (and very costly) back-office procedure referred to as a “chargeback.” Your processor charges as much as $35 for this chargeback to inform you that the merchant denied the refund for […]
A recent poll showed that two out of three economists are now projecting some type of recession or economic downturn in 2021. Although we know it’s going to come, nobody knows when. In the meantime, our clients are asking how they can best minimize the impact of a downturn to their loan portfolios. They’re asking, […]
When Tim Holt started Profit Resources Inc. in 1990, he thought he was trying his hand at starting his own consulting business. He had no idea that the company would grow in size and scope to become what it is today. Thirty years later, with 11 employees and a multi-state footprint, the company has stayed […]
Your institution has created a rolling digital roadmap, resources with the needed skills are in place and the policies to manage a fintech partnership have been developed. You’ve taken aim at product solutions that resolve the gaps and hold the greatest profit potential. Now what?
It’s difficult to have a day go by when you don’t hear the term "Fintech." As the market continues to evolve, new entrants emerge and older players continue along their respective maturity curves. With all that noise, how do you know if a fintech solution is right for you?
While financial institutions of all sizes may choose to participate in the Fintech space as providers of services, the vast majority of Fintech interaction will be as consumers of the platforms. Working with a Fintech can provide challenges, particularly for community institutions. Here are the questions to ask as you consider engaging with a Fintech […]
Deposit growth is not what it used to be. Not only is the U.S. population growing at a slow rate at just under 2 percent annually, it’s also getting more white hair. In most American counties, younger folks are not expected to replace aging residents, and they are packing up and taking their population growth […]
The team at PRI enjoyed meeting so many of you at the state banking conventions in September! It was a busy month as we crisscrossed the country to attend seven different conventions. These events offer a wonderful opportunity to connect directly with community bankers and others in the industry. An overarching theme we heard in […]