Article | May 3rd, 2023

Evening the Score for Small Business Lending in a Down Market

Community banks can serve small business customers by using richer data sets paired with better credit loss models designed specifically for these types of credits.

By: Loughlin Cleary
BD Article
Article | May 1st, 2023

Commercial Real Estate Threatens to Crack Current Calm

Experts see rising risk in credit quality at banks.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, Banking & Fintech Editor for Bank Director
Article | April 21st, 2023

Is Your Backup Ready? CEO and the Backup Quarterback

There are many parallels between a backup quarterback who is ready and a strong CEO successor.

By: Dr. Julie Bell
Article | April 17th, 2023

Boardroom Battle

Divisions at Republic First Bancorp threatened to tear the bank apart.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of editorial & research for Bank Director
Article | April 14th, 2023

Why the Duty of Cybersecurity is the Next Evolution for Fiduciary Duties

Bank directors must actively oversee and monitor institutional cybersecurity and data privacy programs.

By: Richik Sarkar
Article | April 13th, 2023

3 Ways to Avoid Application Abandonment in Digital Lending

High application abandonment rates cost banks new business and revenue, but there are ways to mitigate these challenges.

By: Meridian Link Staff Writer
Bank Services
Article | April 13th, 2023

Dusting Off Your Asset/Liability Management Policies

In the wake of deposit runs that led to the failures of two large banks, boards should examine their own institution’s asset/liability management policies.

By: Laura Alix, director of research at Bank Director
Article | April 11th, 2023

Effectively and Realistically Embracing Embedded Fintech

Embedded fintech via collaborative banking gives banks a way deliver needed technology and innovation to their customers in a safe, efficient and compliant way.

By: Landon Glenn
Article | April 7th, 2023

Assessing the Value of Your Loan Review Department

Now is a good time for the board to exercise its duty of care and assess the loan review department’s ability to deliver maximum benefits to the bank.

By: Peter Cherpack
Article | April 4th, 2023

Five Actions That Bank Directors Can Take Now

There are important oversight actions that bank directors can take to fulfill their fiduciary role and prepare the bank for potential change.

By: Dietmar Serbee, John Oliver