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article | September 25th, 2020

How Innovative Banks Capitalize on Cryptocurrency

To most bankers, cryptocurrency seems irrelevant. But that tide is beginning to turn, and some community banks are getting in on the game.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect
video | September 24th, 2020

M&A Risk: Beyond the Numbers

Culture plays a huge role in M&A, and how banks respond to the pandemic provides acquirers with a unique view.

By: Mike Percy, Rick Childs, Al Dominick
article | September 23rd, 2020

Community Risks That Community Banks Should Address

While the financial perspective appears relatively stable, there’s still risk in your community and to your bank.

By: Bert Purdy
article | September 22nd, 2020

The Digitalization of Commercial Lending

Are you evaluating all your product lines against the same digital delivery checklist? Why a one-size-fits-all digital approach limits your commercial lending opportunities.

By: Kevin Polinsky
article | September 21st, 2020

Focus on Survival

Bank boards will be challenged to think outside the box as they evaluate CEO pay in an uncertain environment, according to Bank Director’s 2020 Compensation Survey.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | September 18th, 2020

Why Two Community Banks Raised Debt to Repurchase Shares

These banks decided to take advantage of market conditions created by the pandemic to repurchase their discounted shares.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
article | September 17th, 2020

Coronavirus Makes Community Count in Banking

Community banks — with the help of technology — punched above their weight when it came to the Paycheck Protection Program.

By: Laura Spiekerman
article | September 16th, 2020

Evaluating Executives’ 2020 Performance

Boards should develop a revised framework now to evaluate their executive team’s individual performance, given the shift in priorities of the business since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

By: Chris Brindisi
article | September 15th, 2020

Three Reasons to Take Banking to the Cloud

The true power of cloud computing lies within its ability to streamline innovation and enhance the customer experience while offering cost savings and flexibility.

By: Booshan Rengachari
BD Article
article | September 14th, 2020

Community Banks Are Buying Back Stock. Should You?

Bank Director explores the trend in recent share buybacks at community banks.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director