The foundation is being laid for community banks to excel in 2018, but such achievement will not be realized without effort. Understanding the latest trends will be the first stepping stone towards your business growth and how you can leverage the resources available to you. 

Many community banks and credit unions pride themselves on the contributions they make to their communities. This includes supporting local charities, funding scholarships, planting trees or otherwise helping their neighbors. While these great acts can certainly be their own reward, community banks also deserve public recognition for their great works. Other than the obvious benefits to the community, the contributions a bank makes to its community have two strong benefits for the bank itself.

The first

As bank executives think about ways for their business to survive and thrive, they are beginning to take a hard look at staffing – both hiring and retaining the best people for their banks.


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