Committees : Lending

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
article | 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 | October 25th, 2019

The Unique Benefits of Digital Small-Business Lending

The benefits of digital lending extend far beyond the time or money banks save when they automate their processes.

By: Mike Triggiano
FinXTech
article | October 9th, 2019

How Two Banks Unlocked Hidden Loan Growth

A pair of community banks partnered with third-party firms to accelerate organic loan growth.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
article | October 1st, 2019

Why Does Small Business Lending Cost So Much?

Outdated and cumbersome processes often prevent community banks from supporting the small businesses in their markets.

By: Brandon Dracca
article | September 13th, 2019

Embracing Frictionless Loans by Eliminating Touch Points

There are four questions to ask about your bank’s ability to take advantage of the new digital landscape.

By: Kevin Polinsky
article | September 2nd, 2019

LIBOR Changes On the Horizon for Syndicated Loans on Bank Books

Banks should be aware of and prepare for LIBOR’s phase-out by revisiting the fallback language in syndicated loan credit agreements.

By: David Schwarz
FinXTech
article | August 27th, 2019

Leveraging Fintechs to Do More with Less

How fintech partnerships can make sense for banks facing a shifting competitive landscape.

By: Krista Morgan