Committees : Lending

FinXTech
article | June 19th, 2020

Starting from Scratch: Reassessing Business Loans

Last year’s financials mean nothing in the 2020 environment. Banks are using technology to take a fresh look at credit risks in light of Covid.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect
article | June 8th, 2020

Leverage Tech to Release HELOC Demand

Banks can use technology to upgrade their online offerings when it comes to home equity lines of credit.

By: Joe Dahleen
FinXTech
article | June 3rd, 2020

A Small Bank’s Big Bet on AI

C3bank is building a new solution for vetting commercial real estate deals.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect
BD Article
article | May 18th, 2020

How Peoples Bancorp Prevailed Through PPP

Peoples Bank was the top-performing bank throughout its three-state footprint through the first round of the Paycheck Protection Program measured by dollars of loans approved per assets.

By: John J. Maxfield, editor-in-chief for Bank Director magazine
BD Article
article | May 4th, 2020

Beyond PPP: Supporting Small Business Through the Covid Crisis

Banks play a vital role in ensuring communities come out stronger on the other side of today’s crisis.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | April 28th, 2020

When Rates are Zero, Derivatives Make Every Basis Point Count

Interest rate derivatives help banks trade uncertainty for certainty and capture every basis point to defend margins.

By: Bob Newman
BD Article
article | April 17th, 2020

Banking on the Fly at Atlantic Union

How Atlantic Union Bankshares responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with resilience and innovation.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
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 | March 16th, 2020

Seven Small Business Lending Trends In 2020

The top seven small business lending stats of 2019 contain key insights for community banks’ strategy in 2020.

By: Jorge Sun