Issues : COVID-19

BD Article
Article | June 1st, 2020

Former CFPB Head on a Post-Pandemic Banking Industry

Banks face a reputational risk — and opportunity — as they help customers navigate the uncertain financial landscape caused by the coronavirus pandemic, says former CFPB Director Richard Cordray.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | May 29th, 2020

Strengthening Corporate Culture During Covid-19

Companies can use virtual tools to foster and strengthen their culture, and even achieve key goals through the crisis.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | May 28th, 2020

On the Radar For the Pandemic’s Next Phase

Banks should prepare to address several emerging issues as they transition to the next stage of the pandemic reaction and fallout.

By: Patrick Hanchey
Video | May 22nd, 2020

The Covid-19 Shift

The coronavirus pandemic required overnight acceleration of technological change, which will allow banks to better serve customers and enhance operations.

By: Al Dominick, Luke Thomas
BD Article
Article | May 22nd, 2020

Texas Strong: Banks Contend With Dual Threats

First Financial Bankshares remains undaunted, even as coronavirus and low oil prices threaten to mess with Texas.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | May 20th, 2020

Loan Growth: Curation, Credit Monitoring

One community bank found that giving customers an easy way to monitor their credit also generated $190,000 in loan balances through a single campaign.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | May 19th, 2020

Coronavirus Ushers Banks Into New Digital Banking Era

Banks should continue investing in online capabilities to complete their digital transformation even after the coronavirus passes.

By: Kevin Polinsky
BD Article
Article | May 18th, 2020

How Peoples Bancorp Prevailed Through PPP

Peoples Bank was the top-performing bank throughout its three-state footprint through the first round of the Paycheck Protection Program measured by dollars of loans approved per assets.

By: John J. Maxfield
Article | May 15th, 2020

Coronavirus Considerations for Goodwill Impairment

As a result of the pandemic, financial institutions may find it challenging to determine whether a triggering event has occurred, resulting in the need for an impairment analysis.

By: Ashley Ensley, Amanda Sterwerf
Bank Services
Article | May 14th, 2020

Best Practices for Virtual Board Meetings

The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing bank boards to meet virtually, but there are other good reasons to incorporate audio or video meetings into your governance format. Here’s what to keep in mind.

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