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Overdraft Prices Free Falling
May 21, 2023

Overdraft prices drop drastically again!
When will your institution drop prices below $20 to be competitive?
Lowering OD prices makes more revenue – read the report below and learn how.
Your comments, questions, and thoughts wanted.
Semper,    Mike

Five Free Fees
April 25, 2023

Oldsmobile, Mercury, Pontiac, Plymouth, and Studebaker were American cars.
NSF, Stop Payment, Return Deposited Item, Deposit Transfer, LOC transfer were American fees.
Are any of these cars still in your garage or fees on your Fee Schedule?
Semper, Mike

Can You Confront BiG Checking?
April 16, 2023

29 Depositories control 74% of all consumer checking in the USA.
Can you compete with these financial institutions in your market?
Read the report and learn how.
Let's hear from you soon.
Semper, Mike

Measuring Deposit Risk
March 30, 2023

The Banking Crisis is stabilized.
Deposits of all financial institutions in U.S. are not $16 Trillion but over $21 Trillion.
Reform is needed and this Report gives the numbers and options to make changes.
Your comments are needed.
Semper, Mike

Overdraft Prices Tumble While Volume Soars
March 26, 2023

The most significant change in overdrafts in more than 50 years happened in 2022.
The OD price fell more than 25%.
The result is startling!
Your comments are encouraged.
Semper, Mike

Where Did All the Money Go?
March 19, 2023

The banks Silvergate, Silicon Valley, and Signature closures make Deposits critical.
This report shows where the consumers are keeping their funds.
The conclusion shows action steps to keep and get deposits.
Please contact us with any questions or concerns.
Semper, Mike

Is the U.S. Financial System in Peril?
March 14, 2023

Last Friday the $209 billion Asset Silicon Valley Bank was taken over by the Federal Reserve. This is the second largest bank failure in U.S. history. For some, this takes us back to the 2008 Great Recession and 1930’s Great Depression when many banks, credit unions, and thrifts failed.

Overdraft Compliance
February 27, 2023

Complying for overdrafts is much more than Truth-In-Savings.
This report shows 6 major overdraft challenges.
Risk is at the heart of all OD struggles.
Your comments of any kind are welcomed.
Semper, Mike

Junk Fees Revisited
February 09, 2023

In the intercity ghetto on Chicago’s Southside where I grew up the junk yard was a place to go with household junk hoping to get a small price from the owners who were called “Junkmen.”
In light of the State of the Union address let’s put “Junk Fees” in a proper context.
Financial services nor the 2.4 million people who do financial services are not junk.
Your comments are welcome positive, negative, or indifferent.
Semper, Mike

Overdraft Prices
February 05, 2023

The Overdraft Prices shown include banks, credit unions, thrifts, and fintechs.
Moebs $ervices is the only source of complete OD data for all who offer checking.
Let us know your thoughts on this report.
Semper, Mike

Who Has Price Transparency?
January 29, 2023

Price transparency is having checking and overdraft prices on the website for all to see. 43.2% of all 8,401 banks, credit unions, thrifts, and fintechs or 3,681, offering checking were surveyed.
Professor George Easton of Mathematics & Statistics at Emory University designed the survey.
The results on price transparency reveal much!
As usual we would appreciate your thoughts positive, negative, or indifferent.
Semper, Mike

Banks Raise & Lower Overdraft Fees
January 22, 2023

Banks use to act like a herd in the past in pricing.
Now some act like sharks while other like dolphins.
The Brave New World of Banking starts now.
Semper, Mike

BiG Checking Gets Bigger
January 16, 2023

29 financial institutions control 75% of all +500 Million consumer checking accounts in the USA.
What are their checking characteristics and what do they charge?
This report has the answers and more.
Semper, Mike

New Overdraft Law
January 09, 2023

The new year starts off with the first ever free standing overdraft law.
Truth-In-Savings Act (TISA) became law in June, 1993 or almost 30 years ago.
The fee sections of TISA and subsequent regulations were heavily written by Moebs $ervices.
Semper, Mike

What is Moebs $ervices?
December 23, 2022

Learn more about how Moebs $ervices and Adam $mith Labs can help your bottom line in 2023.
The future is so bright you gotta wear shades.
Happy Holidays!
Semper, Mike

Checking Profitability?
December 11, 2022

Less than 25% of checking accounts make a profit.
This report gives you insight into the complete profit structure of what the world calls, Transaction Accounts.
Your comments and views positive, negative and extraordinary are welcomed.
Happy Holidays, Mike

Revenue: Interchange vs. Overdraft
November 27, 2022

Ever wonder what total annual consumer interchange is? Is total interchange revenue greater than overdraft revenue?
What’s the right mix of interchange revenue and overdraft revenue? Can Interchange and ODs work hand and glove?
Moebs $ervices finds solutions but you cannot solve something without knowing the facts. Read below the answers to the questions.
As usual we welcome positive, negative, and extraordinary comments.
Happy Holidays, Mike

Money, Fees, & Deposits
November 15, 2022

As the holiday season approaches there are three choices:
Christmas of Dreams, Christmas of Means, or Scrooge.
Why? The consumer has $2.2 Trillion in excess checking dollars: Spend, Save, or Invest?
Read how the holidays will dictate the level of recession and inflation – see below.
Your comments, positive, negative, or exceptional are wanted.
Semper, Mike

Overdraft Holiday Needed
October 31, 2022

As Halloween is upon us scary things came out of Washington DC this past week.
The CFPB and the White House labeled overdrafts “surprise, junk fees” on deposit accounts.
The article below outlines solutions to make more revenue with what Washington D.C. is suggesting.
Oh, and let’s put the consumer first by lowering fees.
Your comments: positive, negative, and exceptional are wanted.
Happy Halloween!
Semper, Mike

'List Price' Not True OD Price
October 24, 2022

CU Today publication took a different perspective than the M$ original report sent you yesterday.
Reminds me of taking a road racing Jaguar for a spin on the country roads of Great Britain, and reading the manual on windscreen wipers, “. . . and the fourth setting is for motoring in the rain in excess of 120 mph.”