Is the Fox Guarding the Hen House?

“Very cool.” “Incredible!” “This doesn’t look like a bank.” Showing the world that a traditional bank doesn’t have to feel like one, today’s financial institutions are finding new ways to wow customers. So much so, it seems like the “design” in most building plans should come first and foremost. To that we say, “slow your roll.”   […]

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Public Service Credit Union’s New Canvas

A New Brand is More Than a Logo it Includes the Branch Denver, CO based Public Service Credit Union recently announced their new name change to Canvas Credit Union. The name change is part of the $2.3 billion credit union’s strategy to transform the experience of financial services for its members and community. The Canvas […]

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Close my branch? That’s fine, I’ll Choose Another!

Consumers are deciding the value of the branch. When it comes to the longevity and value of branches, opinions really do vary. Depending on our own stories, experiences, communities and allegiances, the branch’s importance will ebb and flow. However, when we look at evidence, the opinions fade and the demands of consumers ring loud and clear. […]

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Mazuma Branch of the Future

Mazuma’s Olathe Branch Dismantles Traditional Banking Mazuma Credit Union (Overland Park, KS) has chosen LEVEL5 to design-build their new Branch of the Future. The branch will be located in Olathe, KS near the Menards, and will represent the Credit Union’s newest approach to branch banking. “We are very excited to be awarded this project,” said David […]

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Branching: Location…Location…Which Location?

Consumers love the branch, so how do you get the one you want? U.S. Consumers and the Branch. There is no denying that the number of branches in operation today is less than before the great recession. However, simply pointing out there are fewer branches is only part of the story. For example, when you […]

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Financial Resources FCU | Micro Branch of the Future

Financial Resources FCU “Micro” Branch of the Future Much is written about the “Branch of Future”, but a version of it may be in operation, today in New Jersey. LEVEL5 is proud to announce Financial Resources FCU’s new micro branch in Jersey City, NJ. This start-of-the-art branch focuses on automation and brand to serve its […]

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