Arvest Ranked Highest in 2 Regions in J.D. Power 2015 Retail Banking Satisfaction Study

Thursday, April 30 at 10:00 AM
Category: Arvest News

Arvest Bank streak in J.D.Power rankings reaches six years in the Southwest Region and four years in the South Central Region.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arvest Bank once again received the highest ranking among its peers in both the South Central and Southwest Regions in the J.D. Power 2015 Retail Banking Satisfaction StudySM.

This marks the seventh time, overall and consecutively, Arvest has been recognized with a J.D. Power regional award. The bank has received a total of 12 J.D. Power awards during that span.

Arvest previously ranked highest in satisfaction with retail banking in the Southeast (2009), South Central (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), and Southwest (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) Regions. The 2015 study was conducted with more than 80,000 banking consumers throughout 11 regions across the United States.

In the South Central Region, Arvest received the highest score in five factors – fees, product offerings, facility, account information, and channel activities – analyzed by the study. The South Central Region consists of five states: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.

In the Southwest Region, Arvest received the highest score in four factors: product offerings, facility, account information, and fees. The Southwest Region consists of six states: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma and Utah.

To view the full release from J.D. Power, visit http://www.jdpower.com/press-releases/2015-us-retail-banking-satisfaction-study.*

Links marked with * go to a third-party site not operated or endorsed by Arvest Bank, an FDIC-insured institution.

Tags: Arkansas, J.D. Power and Associates, Oklahoma, Press Release
 

Friday Financial Forum May 1 in Bartlesville, Okla.

Thursday, April 30 at 07:10 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Join us Friday, May 1, at 10 a.m. for our Friday Financial Forum. We’ll meet in the Friday Forum Room at Arvest's Eastside Branch located at 4225 S.E. Adams Rd., Bartlesville, Okla. Every Friday we invite customers like you to attend our one-hour Financial Forum. 

Sarah Barker Huhn, lead singer for Gypsy Twang, will bring her unique brand of music to the forum this week, including original, traditional and vintage country tunes. You will hear songs you know and you may just find yourself humming along! Gypsy Twang will be one of the bands performing at The Good, The Bad and The Barbecue at the Mullendore Ranch on Saturday, May 9.

Jennifer Ennis and Deirdre McArdle from Elder Care will also be on hand to give us the details about the barbecue fundraiser at the Mullendore Ranch.

Community leaders will share topical, local and state information and "The Scoop" will report on business and community happenings in the Bartlesville area.

Make plans to come and have a fun and informative time that just might keep you smiling all day!

If you have any questions about the event or would like us to add someone to the invitation email list, please contact Billie Roane at (918) 337-4358. We look forward to seeing you there!

Tags: Bartlesville, Community Support, Oklahoma
 

Record Setting Shred-A-Thon in Arkansas

Wednesday, April 29 at 10:35 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest raised a record-setting $2,100 for the Humane Society at a shred event in North Central Arkansas.

YELLVILLE, Ark. – Arvest Bank held the 6th annual Shred-A-Thon event on April 25 at the Mountain Home East branch to raise money for the Humane Society of North Central Arkansas. A record-setting $2,100 was raised for the Humane Society and 4.38 tons of paper was shredded. 

Tiffany Watkins, assistant vice president and marketing officer for Arvest in North Central Arkansas said, “We are so grateful for everyone that helped make this event a success. So many associates, friends and volunteers took time out of their day to contribute to the local humane society. We’re also thrilled to have a raised a record-setting amount of money that will go to such a great cause.”

The Shred-A-Thon is sponsored by Arvest and Shred-it each year, and provides an environmentally friendly way to discard unwanted paper and sensitive documents in a secure manner. Since 2010, more than 32,000 pounds of paper have been shredded and recycled. In that same time, $7,700 has been raised for the Mountain Home community.   

Tags: Arkansas, Charitable Giving, Community Support, North Central Arkansas
 

New Number, New Menu, New Features

Tuesday, April 28 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest News

Because up-to-date technology matters, we are launching a new 24-Hour Account Info Line with a new number, new menu and new features! The new phone number is (800) 601-8655. Please begin using this new number now.

Features of the 24-Hour Account Info Line include:
  • Fast access to information about your accounts, loans and cards
  • Easily make transfers between your eligible Arvest accounts, and even make loan payments
  • Fully understand your recent account activity with the amount and date your transactions clear, as well as the location of where your purchases are made
  • Help safeguard your accounts with a self-service option to report your cards lost or stolen, even if you do not have the card number
To register, you will need your debit card and the full checking account number tied to the card. If you do not have a debit card, please visit a nearby branch or call us at (866) 952-9523.  

For more information visit arvest.com/phone or call us at (866) 952-9523. 
 
 

Arvest in Kansas City Helps with KCP&L Clean Charge Network

Tuesday, April 28 at 03:35 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest is joining with KCP&L on the KCP&L Clean Charge Network.* Two branch locations in Kansas will each have two stations with the capacity to charge four cars at one time. 

KCP&L is designing and installing a network of more than 1,100 EV charging stations (2,200 plus charging ports). The vast majority will be Level 2 charging stations with some Level 3 (DC fast charge) stations. They are focusing on publicly accessible, high population density/long dwell time areas, workplaces and geographic dispersion.

Electric vehicle (EV) sales mirror the adoption of hybrid vehicles with 17 models currently available and 18 more expected within 18 months. Annual EV growth is better than 100 percent (ranges from 103-525 percent). There are currently 1,600 EV registered in the state of Missouri and 692 in Kansas. 

KCP&L wants to support affordable access to EVs for more people, lowering the costs of ownership and maintenance, and resulting in cleaner air and a cleaner environment.

Arvest welcomes the stations at 7401 W. 135th St. in Overland Park, Kan., and 6300 Nall Ave. in Mission, Kan., and looks forward to being part of the KCP&L Clean Charge Network.

Links marked with * go to a third-party site not operated or endorsed by Arvest Bank, an FDIC-insured institution.

Tags: Community Support, Kansas City

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