Contributor : Jack Milligan
Community banks might think they're shielded by the Dodd-Frank amendment that drastically reduces the interchange fee for banks over $10 billion in assets, but will that protection hold up in the real world outside of Washington, D.C.
Bank merger and acquisition activity finally picked up in 2010 after two down years, and the outlook for 2011 is even better.
Given the many challenges banks face today, including the decline of the commercial real estate market, strategic planning is more important than ever. So what's the plan when no one wants your biggest product?
Overview of Ben Plotkin, EVP and vice chairman at the investment banking firm Stifel Nicolaus Weisel's industry overview at our Bank Executive & Board Compensation event.
The financial crisis of 2008 is the very real for community banks throughout the country. While many large banks are showing shows of profitable, a great many community banks are still struggling to regain their footing - and for them the long nightmare is not yet over.
Acquiring a failed bank from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is one of the best growth options available to banks and thrifts today.