Committees : Lending

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Outdated and cumbersome processes often prevent community banks from supporting the small businesses in their markets.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
Article | August 20th, 2019

Five Derivatives Safety Tips: Accessing Power While Maintaining Peace of Mind

Often viewed as risky and dangerous, interest rate derivatives can be powerful tools for banks when they use these five safety tips.

By: Bob Newman