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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
article | Retail January 8th, 2020

How Innovative Banks Scale Consumer Loans

Technology and big data make it possible for banks to scale consumer loans to profitability.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect
article | Growth January 6th, 2020

The Earnings Release Advantage for Private Banks

Private banks could benefit from the process and practice of quarterly shareholder communications.

By: Kevin Strachan