Please read below how you can make some money for the club and maybe save yourself some in the process!
Rob Moschetti recently caught up with one of our major sponsors Mobile Relationship Manager and Mobile Lender Gary Johnson from the ASHBURTON COMMUNITY BANK BRANCH OF BENDIGO BANK.®.
Most of the Eastern Lions Community have a loan whether it be residential or business. Gary Johnson just asks that you spend 10 minutes to test the market. The Ashburton branch is is a Community Bank (part of the Bendigo Bank network) that donates $1000 to Eastern Lions each time a loan is settled by one of our members or supporters through Gary. Bendigo Bank back themselves to beat the Big 4 banks with currently an interest rate of 3.89% on offer.
Rob: Gary what are the benefits for our families if they call you and “test the market”? Gary: Rob, the benefits are that you can deal with someone personally. I will meet customers at their home, their place of work or even a coffee shop to help understand their needs. The next benefit is our rates. We feel if a customer has been with a bank for a long period of time and not tested the market they may not be getting the best deal. Finally the transition from one bank to another is easy as all the legwork is done by the Bendigo Bank team. We deal with the change including all paperwork with your old bank. You can talk to me through the process not a call centre. Changing to the Bendigo Bank can be a very quick process based on your own personal arrangements and commitments. Rob: There is also a positive outcome for Eastern Lions in changing a loan to the Bendigo Bank. Gary: Yes for every family that moves their loan to the Bendigo Bank we donate $1000. If 10 families move their loan we add in another $15,000 totalling $25,000 to the club*. Rob: I am not sure how many our families know of this arrangement. Have you had any wins so far with our families? Gary: Yes Rob, Nigel Reed wasn’t so happy with the service with his bank and gave me a call. I sat down with Nigel at a coffee shop in order to understand his requirements, consequently we beat the rate he was getting from his bank. Once he was ready to move we did all the legwork and now he is a happy customer. Rob: I grabbed Nigel for a comment and to find out how the customer experience was for him. Nigel: I felt like a customer not just a number. I felt valued which wasn’t how I felt with my old bank. Gary made my life easy. The transition was done with very little effort from me. Rob: Gary thanks for your time. Any parting comments? Gary: The Ashburton Commnuity Bank offers a full range of banking services includingI Insurance for house, car and travel. We also do vehicle leasing and with End of Financial Year we have a rate of 3.99% all we need is an ABN. We are delighted to be part of the Eastern Lions Club and look forward to talking to some of your families about how we can save them some money. *$1,000 is payable on home loans settled with a value of $250,000 or more.
Gary Johnson I Mobile Relationship Manager Ashburton Community Bank® branch of Bendigo Bank I 241 High St I Ashburton VIC 3147 P: 03 9885 2666 I F: 03 9885 6166 I M: 0411 135 414 I E: email@example.com ... See MoreSee Less