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Industry Insights for Financial Institutions

Financial institutions are on the brink of a massive shift in the industry. Technology, customer expectations and business practices are all changing at rapid speed. Tried and true solutions of the past are quickly becoming obsolete. It can be difficult for an established financial institution of any size to understand the digital evolution and adjust accordingly. Community banks and credit unions are even more unique, as they are built on the foundation of customer partnership and trust. How do these important institutions evolve?

In order to address these complex questions and better understand the customer mindset, we’re offering access to a series of free podcasts featuring industry expert Stephen Kuhl, CFA – Managing Director for Financial Institutions and Partnerships at Western Union Business Solutions. With 25+ years of experience partnering with a variety of financial-focused groups, Steve discusses the latest industry trends with radio host, Jim Blasingame on The Small Business Advocate® show.


 

Small businesses are thinking globally. Are community banks and credit unions ready to get on board?

Stephen Kuhl joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the growth of small business exporters and why their financial partners must step up and help them take advantage of global trade opportunities, especially with international payments.


How to remain relevant in the digital era

Stephen Kuhl joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the challenges small Main Street financial institutions, like community banks and credit unions, face as they try to be relevant in the digital age and a global economy.


21st century challenges of community banks and credit unions

Stephen Kuhl joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the issues facing community banks and credit unions to stay relevant to their increasingly sophisticated and digital customers.


How community banks find more relevance with international services

Stephen Kuhl joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the ways community banks and credit unions can improve their 21st century brand image by becoming more proactive with international financial services.


Are you using your country’s best trade leverage?

Stephen Kuhl joins Jim Blasingame to report on America’s best trade lever, which is the U.S. Dollar, and how small businesses can take advantage of this leverage by engaging in international trade.


Do you know if your bank can help you with international transactions?

Stephen Kuhl joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how your bank can help you work with companies like Western Union Business Solutions to make international business transactions easier.


To learn more about how Western Union Business Solutions supports financial institutions, please contact us today.