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article | April 3rd, 2020

Banks Brace for Exploding SBA Loan Demand

Small businesses bear the brunt of the economic crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Banks can help them weather the storm — if the SBA provides the right support.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | April 2nd, 2020

Coronavirus Underlines Digital Transformation Urgency

Offering digital business banking functions has become a necessity for banks during a pandemic.

By: Dan O'Malley
article | April 1st, 2020

Banks Ignore Credit Administration at Their Peril

Even though credit administration and loan production are two sides of the same coin, they don’t always get the same level of investment.

By: Tom Heruska
article | April 1st, 2020

COVID-19: A Make-or-Break Moment for Customer Loyalty

COVID-19 is a make-or-break moment for customer loyalty. Banks need data and helpful digital tools to rise to the occasion.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect
video | March 31st, 2020

Lessons From Banking’s Top Deals

What can banks of all sizes learn from the industry’s top acquirers?

By: Kara Baldwin
article | March 27th, 2020

How to Respond to LendingClub’s Bank Buy

Community institutions must evolve in order to stay relevant in the face of an emerging breed of supercharged, technology-fueled banks.

By: Drew Sievers
BD Article
article | March 27th, 2020

Coronavirus Sparks CECL Uncertainty

CECL could put pressure on bank allowances in its first full quarter, but proposed relief from Congress creates uncertainty for the standard itself.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
training | March 26th, 2020

What to Do With Your CECL Delay

CECL takes effect for a number of banks in 2023, a delay announced by FASB in October 2019. Here’s how to make the most of this delay.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | March 25th, 2020

Why This Crisis Is Different

The unusual origin of this crisis will dictate how it unfolds.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
article | March 24th, 2020

Coronavirus Strategies, Considerations for Banks

Bank executives have a range of considerations, from branch operations to business continuity to capital management, given the realities of the new coronavirus.

By: James Kane, Daniel McKay, James Morrissey, Jennifer King, Juan Arciniegas, Mark Svalina