Issues

video | Bank M&A November 20th, 2019

Due Diligence in 2020

The risks faced by acquisitive banks have shifted in today’s economy. Find out what you should be keeping an eye on.

By: Tim Kosiek
BD Article
article | Strategy November 20th, 2019

Beware the Shadow Banks

Credit quality is still pristine, but some fear that nonbank lenders are taking too much risk.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
article | Retail November 19th, 2019

Helping Customers Save More with Personalized Accounts

Banks must evolve their savings offerings to compete with goal-based tools offered by fintechs.

By: Drew Sievers
article | Growth November 18th, 2019

Scaling Growth While Simplifying Communications

Bankers must ensure that communication and information doesn’t exponentially increase as their institutions grow in size.

By: Jim Pinckney
article | Strategy November 15th, 2019

How Operations Cost Banks Time, Money and Customers

Banks that can contain their costs in the face of unprecedented change are the most likely to survive.

By: Tom Grottke, Bill McNamara
article | Retail November 14th, 2019

Using Expertise to Reveal Financial Marketing Opportunities

Tech solutions designed with financial institution in mind pair expertise with data to uncover actionable, relevant insights.

By: Tyson Nargassans
Bank Services
article | Growth November 14th, 2019

Exclusive: MVB’s Journey to Create More Shareholder Liquidity

MVB Financial Corp. CEO Larry Mazza lays out how the bank brought in more shareholders, liquidity and growth into its stock.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
FinXTech
article | Technology November 13th, 2019

How An Innovative Bank Recruits the Next Generation

One bank is attracting and assessing recruits with a surprising new technology.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect
article | Strategy November 12th, 2019

Build or Buy: The Best Way to Start a Bank Today

Potential bank organizers must weigh the pros and cons of forming a de novo bank versus buying an existing bank charter in the current regulatory and economic environment.

By: Neil Grayson, Ben Barnhill, B.T. Atkinson
research | Bank M&A November 11th, 2019

Survey Results: Anatomy of a Successful Deal

The 2020 Bank M&A Survey digs into the core components of a successful transaction.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director