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Article | December 3rd, 2021

What’s Driving Interest in Bank Primacy?

Banks must invest in primacy by fostering broader relationships with their most-valued clients if they want to significantly impact the bottom line.

By: Gita Thollesson
Article | December 2nd, 2021

A Seller’s Perspective on the Return of Bank M&A

Banks must decide if they are willing to stay the course and overcome the limited opportunities to grow their business, or accept the favorable multiples they’re offered.

By: Kevin Schalk
Article | November 30th, 2021

Three Things to Do Now for Success During Tax Season

Bankers can take several steps now to plan ahead and ease the stress of tax season.

By: Gerald Pettway
Article | November 26th, 2021

The Leveraged Loan Market’s Resiliency: From Covid-19 to Recovery

The leveraged loan market has once again proven its resilience, with no impending near-term maturity wall and smooth sailing ahead.

By: David Schwarz
Article | November 24th, 2021

How to Give Cardholders Digital Self-Service, Fraud-Fighting Capabilities

Providing consumers with tools that include digital wallets, mobile card controls, alerts and spend tracking capabilities can provide sought-after services and reduce bank risk.

By: Mandar Mangalvedhekar
Video | November 23rd, 2021

Furthering Digitization, Automation to Push Digital Transformation

Banks can apply the lessons from the coronavirus pandemic around digitization to continue investing in innovations that keep them nimble and agile.

By: Peter Goth, Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | November 23rd, 2021

When to Form a Risk Committee

Federal regulations require that banks form a risk committee when they reach $50 billion in assets, but many banks do so well before then.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | November 22nd, 2021

Fintechs Are Starting to Buy Banks, But Why?

Fintech acquisitions of banks are rare, but this year saw a noticeable uptick.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Bank Services
Podcast | November 22nd, 2021

The Road Ahead

John Asbury, president and CEO of Atlantic Union Bankshares, talks about his board's approach to strategic planning, the rise of inflation and whether the industry's consolidation is close to reaching an endgame.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Video | November 19th, 2021

Managing the CEO Succession Process

The anticipated wave of bank CEO retirements occurring over the next few years means it’s never been more critical for boards to have a sound CEO succession process.

By: J. Scott Petty