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article | Strategy January 22nd, 2020

Fifth Third’s CEO on Credit, Technology and the Economy

Greg Carmichael talks about competition, technology and the need to maintain discipline.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Retail January 21st, 2020

The High Cost of Bad Customer Data

Banks that ignore the importance of their data quality risk losing customers and becoming irrelevant in today’s digital environment.

By: Ashley Fiore
article | Governance January 20th, 2020

Board Governance For The New Year

The composition, size and age should all be keen focuses of board governance.

By: Alan J. Kaplan
BD Article
article | Technology January 17th, 2020

How Technology Broke the Brokered Deposit Rule

The need to change the FDIC’s brokered deposit rule strikes at the heart of banks’ funding models.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
training | January 16th, 2020

Strengthening Your Technology Strategy

Amber Buker shares what you should keep in mind as your bank develops and executes its technology strategy.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect
video | Bank M&A January 16th, 2020

Overcoming Challenges in Community Bank M&A

Will 2020 be a strong year for community bank M&A?

By: Adam Maier
BD Article
article | Strategy January 14th, 2020

Bank Performance in 2020? Meh…

The banks that could fare best in 2020 are ones with buffers against volatility, not the ones who ride it.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
article | Audit January 13th, 2020

What Boards Need to Know to Validate CECL Models

Bank boards need to understand a key step in the rollout and ongoing compliance for the new credit loss standard: model validation.

By: Michael Budinger, Dave Keever
BD Article
article | Strategy January 10th, 2020

When It Comes to Efficiency, How Low Can You Go?

How one bank found a path to greater efficiency — while still operating under a traditional model.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | Lending January 9th, 2020

Getting Started with Swaps: Three Ways to Test the Waters

Community banks looking to enter the derivatives “waters” have three methods available to them.

By: Bob Newman