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Employee Spotlight: Ben Pankonin

Say hello to Ben Pankonin, our cofounder and CEO! He once water skied behind a tractor and attends almost every Nebraska basketball game. Learn more about him below. What made you want to start a company like Social Assurance? “I actually saw a need from some financial institutions on another business endeavor I was on

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Marketing in an Age of Fintechs

Today, the big headlines in financial services are often dominated by Fintechs. The most recent announcement is Visa’s acquisition of Plaid for $5.3 Billion. There’s no question that a lot of the work that these Fintechs do helps us both as consumers and financial marketers. However, their ability to grab the spotlight makes it harder

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Employee Spotlight: Alexander Lahargoue

Happy Holidays from Alexander Lahargoue, our content and marketing strategist! Alexander has been with the Social Assurance team since 2016 and is currently basking in the joy of his favorite holiday season. Learn more about him below! What is your favorite holiday? “Christmas, far and away, is the most important holiday for my family. Apart

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Employee Spotlight: Jordyn Swanson

Say hello to Jordyn Swanson, our marketing specialist! Jordyn has been with the Social Assurance team since March and is currently planning her travel list for 2020. Learn more about her below! Where are you planning to visit next? “My husband and I love to travel; my hope is that we can make it to

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Inaugural Flyover Fintech Conference Summary

This week, the inaugural Flyover Fintech conference was held at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Nebraska Innovation Campus. The goal of this conference was to bring together entrepreneurial innovators, financial services leaders and key policymakers to the center of everything fintech. The idea for Flyover Fintech was put together by two friends, Don’t Panic Lab’s Bill

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Three Ways to Grow Your Sales as a Loan Officer

As a financial loan officer, utilizing social media as a tool in your sales funnel can be both challenging and rewarding. The financial industry is competitive, and your customers’ attention spans are shorter than ever, so it’s important to cut through the noise to reach and sell to your communities. This requires smart thinking and

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Employee Spotlight: Courtney Haggart

Say hello to Courtney Haggart, our content and client specialist! Courtney has been with the Social Assurance team for just over a year and was very excited to be featured as our October/Halloween spotlight. Learn more about her below! What do you love about Halloween? “Halloween is tied with the Fourth of July as my

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How Being Raised by a Banker Shaped My Education

Over the course of my life, my family has always been involved in banking. My dad has spent his career working at several banks throughout Iowa and Nebraska. Just over a decade ago, our family settled in York, Nebraska, where my dad became the CFO of a community bank. While I now live in Lincoln

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