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  • Video | Lending
  • February 20th, 2012

Lending in an Uncertain Economic Environment

Joe Evans, Chairman and CEO of State Bank Financial Corp out of Atlanta, shares his lending strategy in a weak economy and tumultuous real estate market in Georgia.

  • Article | Lending
  • November 25th, 2011

Back to the Future: The Road Forward

Five steps to diversifying your loan portfolio.

  • Article | Lending
  • October 7th, 2011

Delinquency rates tick upward: Blame the Government

The latest loan delinquency rate survey from the American Bankers Association says more loans are 30 days or more past due. Could job cuts in the public sector be the cause?

  • Article | Lending
  • October 3rd, 2011

Twist This

The Federal Reserve’s Operation Twist is putting pressure on bank interest margins. Will it make the banks lend more?

  • Article | Lending
  • September 13th, 2011

What Have We Wrought? How Can We Atone?

A look into what it will take to rebuild the depleted credit talent pool in the banking industry, from someone who trains bankers. The first step is to admit there's a problem.

  • Article | Lending
  • August 24th, 2011

Has Lending Turned a Corner?

Small and mid-sized banks appear to be beefing up their loan portfolios while the big banks stay low.

  • Interview | Lending
  • August 19th, 2011

The Loan Conundrum

Kentucky-based Republic Bancorp’s CEO talks about how he grows his profits and loans in economic and regulatory uncertainty.

  • Article | Lending
  • June 6th, 2011

What Falling Home Prices Mean for Banks

The latest home price data makes for grim reading, and it's not good news for the banking industry.

  • Article | Lending
  • April 5th, 2011

Banks (don't) like Small Business Lending Fund

Congress created the $30 billion fund to provide capital to banks and increase lending to small business, but not many banks applied for it. Here's why.

  • Article | Lending
  • February 24th, 2011

A Turnaround Year?