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Days of free debit card use could be coming to an end

Banks have to find ways to offset lower fees from merchants on debit card transactions Achieving that critical balance between a viable revenue level and a satisfied customer base is about to get much more difficult for bankers in Mississippi. They must make tough decisions  before the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors puts a cap on the fees that can be ...

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Acquisitions and mergers

Flurry of activity may be in the future of many Mississippi institutions A desire to offset dried up demand for consumer and business loans may set off a round of acquisitions and mergers among Mississippi banks. With ledger sheets showing greatly diminished interest income, bankers must get resourceful if they want to see some money flowing. Banking consultant Hans Pettit ...

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