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Your audience trusts strangers for financial advice. Why not you?

Ask stranger financial questions

Many of your millennial audience will trust people they barely know on social media for financial advice. Why are they not coming to you with their questions instead?

While your bank has many resources, much of what you’re advertising is related only to products you have to sell. But your most valuable asset is trust.

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First national banks are confusing the heck out of us

When I was a new college freshman, a classmate who was also from out of town attempted to make a deposit in the local “first national bank.” It wasn’t the same “first national” that she had at home, but she hadn’t realized that. Some big confusion about her account ensued.

A couple of the frat boys next door thought it was hilarious.

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What’s green and goes round and round all day?

Your first answer might conjure playground riddles from first grade: a frog in a blender. But it also might be the answer to a common struggle for merging institutions: their advisory boards.

Without proper planning and an intentional effort, blending cultures of two advisory boards may cause things to “go round all day.”

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