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Article | August 11th, 2015

Serving Up Kabbage to Small Businesses, with a Side of Technology

Is Kabbage a competitor, or a potential collaborator that could help banks increase their consumer and small business lending?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | August 5th, 2015

How Community Banks Can Grow Loans by Partnering With Competitors

BancAlliance writes about how to compete with shadow lenders.

By: Brian Graham
BD Article
Article | June 29th, 2015

Should Directors Approve Loans?

One of the most controversial topics we’ve ever addressed at a Bank Director conference is whether directors should be approving loans.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
viewpoint | April 23rd, 2015

Opening the Consumer Lending Market for Community Banks

Brian Graham, chief executive officer of Alliance Partners, explains how BancAlliance has partnered with Lending Club to offer community banks the chance to participate in this $3.2 trillion market.

By: Brian Graham
BD Article
Article | March 30th, 2015

Partnering with the Enemy?

Banks are starting relationships with online lenders. But are they getting too close?

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
viewpoint | October 22nd, 2014

How to Find Good C&I Loans

Alliance Partners Senior Advisor Floyd E. Stoner explains how his company’s commercial and industrial (C&I) loan network for community banks can help member banks find good commercial loans outside their markets without taking on excessive credit risk.

By: Floyd Stoner
viewpoint | October 22nd, 2014

A Holding Company’s Options When Time Is Running Out

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP’s Joel Rappoport discusses the options for bank and thrift holding companies that are facing potential default on debt.

By: Joel Rappoport
Video | August 28th, 2014

Case Study: Growth through Niche Lending

Steve Kent of River Branch Capital LLC shares how QCR Holdings Inc. developed a scalable and profitable loan portfolio of niche businesses.

By: Steve Kent
Video | July 24th, 2014

Two Ways Banks Can Use Interest Rate Swaps

Gerrit van de Wetering of BMO Capital Markets shares how two of their bank clients have been successful using an outsourced interest rate swap product.

By: Gerrit van de Wetering
Video | June 25th, 2014

Mortgage Outsourcing: Benefits Beyond Cost Savings

Mike Baker of Sutherland Global Services outlines how banks can outsource their mortgage lending processing without negatively impacting the customer’s experience.

By: Michael Baker