Committees : Lending

article | April 15th, 2019

How Spreadsheets Add Risk to Construction Lending

Relying on digital solutions rather than old-fashion spreadsheets to manage the construction lending process will improve efficiency and reduce risk.

By: Jackie Romig
BD Article
article | April 12th, 2019

The Huge Lending Opportunity You’re Overlooking

Female entrepreneurs face a funding gap, which could turn into big business for community and regional banks.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
video | March 28th, 2019

Managing Cost, Efficiency & Control in the Loan Portfolio

Buying and selling loans on the secondary market offers banks an opportunity to effectively diversify their portfolios.

By: Garrett Smith
article | February 11th, 2019

The Secret To Mortgage Lending To First-Time Buyers

With interest rates rising and the gig economy in full swing, banks can adapt traditional models to compete and capitalize.

By: Kathleen Ayer, David Shoemaker
FinXTech
video | January 10th, 2019

The Modern Roadmap To Gold

Credit analysis is shifting so lenders can make better decisions. Here’s what banks should know.

By: Bill Phelan
article | November 29th, 2018

What Your Bank Can Learn From McDonald’s

One significant growth opportunity is in digital lending automation.

By: Steve Swanston
FinXTech
video | September 19th, 2018

Beyond Spreadsheets: Digitizing Construction Lending

Banks are the lifeblood of construction lending, but new technology is needed to better manage these loans.

By: Chase Gilbert
article | July 16th, 2018

Five Reasons Why You Should Reconsider Short-Term Loans

OCC the first to say banks can again consider offering short-term, small-dollar loans.

By: Steve Swanston
FinXTech
article | July 11th, 2018

A Community Bank’s Pursuit of Coast-to-Coast SBA Lending

Seacoast National Bank expects to be a top-100 SBA lender by the end of 2018.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
FinXTech
article | July 4th, 2018

How U.S. Bank Helps Distressed Borrowers

U.S. Bank teamed up with the fintech company SpringFour to connect distressed borrowers with agencies and organizations that can help.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director