Win The War

Resources to help community banks and credit unions take back their fair share of the market and keep banking local.

Marketing is important, and every year the number of items you can spend your budget on increases… while the results may not....


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We all received the same lecture on the first day of banking school, and it started with the professor writing three large...


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When I first started at Kasasa (then known as BancVue), Fed Funds was targeted at 4.50%. Short-term CD specials were clipping...


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By Zac Garver On August 20, 2018

Measure What Really Matters

Marketing can be a great career, especially for people who like to measure things and come up with acronyms for those metrics....


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With the recent adjustment to 2.0 percent, it looks like the FOMC's predictions of interest rates are being realized. During...


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In “Forrest Gump” the main character, for whom the movie is titled, offers chocolate to a stranger and recalls a piece of...


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Growing up, I hated reading. I know, that isn't exactly uncommon when it comes to little boys. My mother, being the...


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You aren’t alone if you’re confused about how to proceed with your bank or credit union’s branch location strategy.


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By Kasasa On February 23, 2018

The Looming Generation Crisis

There is a crisis looming in the form of an evaporating funding pool. Deposits might not be a strategic goal today, but...


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