Committees : Lending

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
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
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