article | August 4th, 2020

Designing a Pandemic-Proof Compensation Plan

Banks may need to update their compensation plans following the hastening workforce shift brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

By: Joe Schaefer
BD Article
article | July 27th, 2020

The $700 Billion Credit Question for Banks

The Federal Reserve thinks big banks could lose up to $700 billion over nine quarters. What does that mean for community banks?

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | July 20th, 2020

The Quiet Crisis You May Be Overlooking

Bank leadership teams should consider how to alleviate this huge stress point for their employees.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | July 17th, 2020

Recalibrating Bank Stress Tests to a New Reality

Banks trying to get a sense of the potential impact from the Covid-19 pandemic through stress testing are challenged by a lack of relevant historical data.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
view_point | July 15th, 2020

Choosing BOLI as a Long-Term Asset

In today’s economic uncertainty it is important that directors and banks understand the differences and nuances when it comes to BOLI management and investment.

By: Mike Dunn, Eric Solfisburg
view_point | July 15th, 2020

Covid-19, Compensation and Corporate Performance

How companies manage their human capital through the Covid-19 crisis will be a key differentiator, both from an economic and a public relations standpoint.

By: Gayle J. Appelbaum, Meredith Jones
Bank Services
article | July 14th, 2020

Cast a Wider Net for Your Next Director

Avoid the “who do we know” scramble when filling your board’s next vacancy.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | June 30th, 2020

Addressing the Income Inequality Imperative Before It’s Too Late

Economic inequality could become much worse under the coronavirus without creative solutions and interventions from banks and regulators.

By: Rob Blackwell
BD Article
article | June 29th, 2020

Compensating Employees in a Crisis

Bank boards are mulling how to reward employees for their efforts during the Covid-19 crisis while keeping a lid on expenses in an uncertain and challenging operating environment.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
article | June 25th, 2020

The Significance of Size, Scale and Structure in BOLI

BOLI can be one of the most attractive assets on the bank’s balance sheet, but a policy is only as strong as its insurance provider.

By: Eric Solfisburg