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article | Strategy February 20th, 2020

The Trouble That Johnny Allison Sees

Home Bancshares CEO Johnny Allison criticizes the shoddy underwriting practices found in today’s commercial loan market.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Governance February 19th, 2020

Talking Too Much About Board Diversity

Two recent studies find that support for board diversity initiatives is declining — both inside the boardroom and among shareholders.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
video | Technology February 18th, 2020

Staying Relevant In The Payments Revolution

Traditional banks risk being left behind in the payments revolution.

By: Michael Carter
article | Risk February 17th, 2020

Generational Shift Complicates Shareholder Succession

Early awareness and proper planning can mitigate this significant challenge facing community banks.

By: Rich Quad
BD Article
article | Strategy February 14th, 2020

Four Interesting Insights from Two Very Interesting Bankers

To understand the success of Hingham Institution for Savings, you need to appreciate the unusual ways that Robert and Patrick Gaughen think about banking.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Retail February 12th, 2020

How Innovative Banks Make Mortgages Work

A partnership with one of the biggest names in tech insulated this community bank from competition with a major mortgage disruptor.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect
article | Technology February 11th, 2020

Defending Commercial Deposits From Emerging Risks

With the right fintech partner, banks can cement their relationships with corporate customers.

By: Tom Berdan
article | Regulation February 10th, 2020

The Year Ahead in Banking Regulation

The Community Reinvestment Act, brokered deposits regulations and LIBOR transition top regulators’ focus in 2020.

By: Charles Yi
BD Article
article | Strategy February 7th, 2020

Will Iran Target U.S. Banks?

Federal banking regulators seem to believe that U.S. financial institutions could be targets of reprisal following the death of its top general in a drone attack last month.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
article | Retail February 6th, 2020

Four Proven Tactics to Boost New Account Openings

Speeding up the account opening process will radically improve your conversion rates.

By: Raj Patel