Regarding: Notary Services.
Today, I visited with my son, one of your PNC bank located on Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati.
I have my company provided business debit card and its great and today I wanted a notary signature on a document. (called in advance saying the same)
I would have been happy if the counter clerk said, that they could not honor because I am not customer. I need to wait before he completed looking into his computer system for 15min after getting my PNC business card and driver license. He could do better and be more decision making with your software.
I like to see PNC prosper. With that purpose in mind, if you could provide notary services free of cost or for a charge that would provide your bank credibility in the local community rather than refusing the customer. My message to you is mesmerize the visitor with whatever you can do with something behind the service.
For example, there were two student who visited exactly like me but before me in line and they could not get notary service because they are not customers (I think its the easy way to lose future customers). They offered to ask if the bank likes to charge them a fee and help them. The clerk politely replied "NO".
People are sensitive and I am one of them. I doubt I recommend PNC to anybody or would be reserved before I could.
If your core competency is not servicing (the small stuff and connecting to the local community), I think online banks like Ing Orange and Charles Schwab would be ideal choice and do far better work for every customer.
Wish you get well.
Hari M A
It is possible, I am missing something that PNC has already considered (except taking too long until I said it before the clerk decides that they can not notarize my document)
I was amazed first and foremost for the wonderful treatment I got and get from the staff at this branch. The employees are wonderful, helpful and have great attitudes. What I like about my account is that I can have checking and savings all together and when I overdraw on the checking account I can transfer from my savings. I am sure a lot of banks can do that but I like the way this bank does things. Its very secure, no one is going to be able to take out of your account without the proper credentials. I am very satisfied with this institution.
I will definitely be closing my account with PNC after what has happened. Over the past 2 years, with 2 different accounts that involved no risky behavior, PNC has somehow let my account numbers get into the hands of scammers. Every couple weeks I get a call from a fake law firm claiming I owe money to companies I have never used before. These scams somehow have my entire account number and Social Security Number. The only people I have ever given my ssn to are PNC and employers. Then, recently, my free checking classic became standard checking, which resulted in a 7 dollar charge to my account I have been trying to close because of this. This 7 dollar charge put me in the negative, 7 dollars. I was not notified that this change would happen. I was not told of any new charges I would be receiving. Had I known this, I would have closed my accounts sooner. However, as I hadn't received a scam call in quite a while, I was giving them the benefit of the doubt and believing they had handled it. Then, within 5 hours, I got charged this 7 dollars AND got another scam call. PNC has officially received my vote for worst company in the USA for 2014.