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Article | October 3rd, 2011

Twist This

The Federal Reserve’s Operation Twist is putting pressure on bank interest margins. Will it make the banks lend more?

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
Article | September 23rd, 2011

Troubled financial institutions face their own compensation restrictions

Many more banks and thrifts are finding themselves subject to new compensation restrictions when they fall into the “troubled” category.

By: Andrew K. Strimaitis, Donald L. Norman, Jr.
Article | September 13th, 2011

What Have We Wrought? How Can We Atone?

A look into what it will take to rebuild the depleted credit talent pool in the banking industry, from someone who trains bankers. The first step is to admit there's a problem.

By: David Ruffin
Research | September 8th, 2011

Bank directors work more hours for less pay

Bank Director’s latest Compensation Survey shows that bank directors on smaller bank boards work more hours than they did last year; and in many cases, they are paid less.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
Article | September 7th, 2011

Succession Planning Without Three Envelopes

Succession planning takes hard work and boards tend to make it a task instead of a strategy. Or, you could use the three envelope approach.

By: J. Timothy O'Rourke
Article | August 24th, 2011

Has Lending Turned a Corner?

Small and mid-sized banks appear to be beefing up their loan portfolios while the big banks stay low.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
Interview | August 19th, 2011

The Loan Conundrum

Kentucky-based Republic Bancorp’s CEO talks about how he grows his profits and loans in economic and regulatory uncertainty.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
Article | July 25th, 2011

Do the Europeans have it right?

U.S. bank boards tend to have older members, fewer financial experts and more people busy with outside jobs than their European counterparts.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
Article | July 12th, 2011

Audit Committee Members Face New Challenges

Audit committee members share their experiences, uncertainties and pearls of wisdom during Bank Director’s Audit Committee Peer Group session.

By: Sal Inserra
Article | June 30th, 2011

A CPA’s Perspective on Managing Outside Consultants

Bill Knibloe of Crowe Horwath LLP shares how financial institutions should go about selecting, hiring and working with their CPA firm in a systematic and effective way.

By: Bill Knibloe