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  • Article | Bank M&A
  • October 15th, 2019

Fintech Acquisitions: A Different Adventure

Banks weighing fintech acquisitions should revisit their due diligence processes before proceeding with a deal.

  • Article | Strategy
  • October 14th, 2019

Real-Time Decisions for Real-Time Payments

Banks need to prepare now for the potential rollout of real-time payment capabilities across the industry.

  • Article | Growth
  • October 10th, 2019

The 4 Biggest Direct Mail Myths

The perception that direct mail doesn’t resonate with potential bank customers and produce meaningful returns just isn’t true.

  • Article | Lending
  • October 9th, 2019
  • FinXTech

How Two Banks Unlocked Hidden Loan Growth

A pair of community banks partnered with third-party firms to accelerate organic loan growth.

  • Article | Retail
  • October 8th, 2019

The Impact of Micro-Savings Fintechs on Banks

Banks pay when funds leave their institution for micro-savings fintechs, even if they eventually come back.

  • Research | Compensation
  • October 7th, 2019

Creating Space for New Views

Identifying prospective directors to add the right skills to the board is an ongoing process. Here’s how to approach board refreshment.

  • Article | Compensation
  • October 4th, 2019
  • BD Article

Why the Compensation Committee Matters So Much Right Now

The rise in the importance of the compensation committee is one of the most significant developments in bank governance since the financial crisis.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • October 3rd, 2019

Top 10 Tips for Branch Bidders

Branch deals have unique considerations that prospective bidders should keep in mind before submitting a bid.

  • Article | Retail
  • October 2nd, 2019
  • FinXTech

A Friendly Way to Circumvent Your Core

A recent innovation makes it possible for banks to enhance the product offerings from their core providers with third-party applications.

  • Article | Lending
  • October 1st, 2019

Why Does Small Business Lending Cost So Much?

Outdated and cumbersome processes often prevent community banks from supporting the small businesses in their markets.