Contributor : Mike Branton

Viewpoint | January 11th, 2023

Redefining Primary Relationships

In today’s ultra-competitive marketplace, smart bankers realize a data-based definition of primacy in their retail checking base is necessary to make timely decisions.

By: Mike Branton, Dave DeFazio
Viewpoint | October 13th, 2021

Weighing Product Against Distribution

Product versus distribution. Which is needed for optimal success?

By: Mike Branton
Viewpoint | April 15th, 2020

Don’t Under-estimate the Megabank Threat

Bankers should study the plans of others, like Bank of America, Chase and Citi to learn about their aggressive plans to materially grow consumer market share.

By: Mike Branton
Video | April 23rd, 2019

Retail Checking Realities

Is your bank making these two retail checking mistakes?

By: Mike Branton
viewpoint | April 17th, 2019

Why Checking Products Matter More Than Ever

The battle is on among community, regional and big banks to acquire new customers and their low-cost deposits.

By: Mike Branton
Article | August 11th, 2017

The Rise of the Subscription Society: Three Important Takeaways for Banks

Other companies have found success with subscription based revenue streams. Why can’t banks do so as well?

By: Mike Branton
Article | May 1st, 2017

Stop Trying to Talk Your Customers Into Liking Your Checking Accounts

Customers despise paying for a basic checking account. Here’s how to change the conversation.

By: Mike Branton
Article | October 28th, 2016

Use Good/Better/Best for Checking Success

A proven retail product strategy in other industries can deliver a winning checking line-up.

By: Mike Branton
Article | August 17th, 2016

What to Do About the 65% of Checking Customers Making You Money

It's vital that your bank is able to protect its most profitable retail customers--but first you have to know who they are.

By: Mike Branton
Article | May 13th, 2016

What to Do About the 35% of Checking Customers Costing You Money

This article describes how many customers of the average bank are unprofitable, and how to make them profitable.

By: Mike Branton