Issues

article | Risk July 14th, 2011

New Guidance Raises the Bar for Bank Internet Security

Federal regulators say banks will need layered security to keep fraud at bay. Comerica case also highlights bank’s legal responsibility.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Retail July 11th, 2011

What’s Next for Consumer Checking after Durbin?

What has to happen to your bank’s consumer checking line-up now that Durbin is done? (Plus, what are the effects of FDIC and OCC overdraft guidance and the first year negative impact of the Reg E changes.)

By: Mike Branton
white_paper | Technology July 7th, 2011

Meeting the Needs of the New Financial Consumer: A Snapshot of Six Customer Segments

The first white paper in a series of four by First Data and Market Strategies International looks at consumers’ attitudes, behaviors, desires and technology adoption.

By: First Data
article | Risk July 7th, 2011

Dos and Don’ts of Risk: 10 Ways to Handle Risk on a Bank Board

Speakers at Bank Director’s Bank Audit Committee conference address what to do, and what not to do, to protect your bank.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Retail July 1st, 2011

Who Gains the Most From Final Interchange Rule

An analysis by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods shows that TCF Financial in Wayzata, Minnesota; Synovus Financial Corp. in Columbus, Georgia; Regions Financial Corp. in Birmingham, Alabama; and BancorpSouth, Inc. in Tupelo, Mississippi have the most impact.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Retail June 27th, 2011

Online banking is missing something: personal financial management

One consultant explains why banks could benefit by offering customers budgeting and saving help online.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Risk June 22nd, 2011

Enterprise risk management: what it is and what to do about it

Speakers at Bank Director’s Bank Audit Committee conference in Chicago June 13-15 explained why an enterprise wide risk program is so important.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Technology June 16th, 2011

Questions to ask about mobile banking and marketing

In a time where banks can't afford to NOT offer mobile banking, John Flora of Intuit Financial Services offers some questions a CEO should be asking when considering this latest technology.

By: Al Dominick, CEO of Bank Director and FinXTech
article | Analyst Forum June 10th, 2011

Why bank stocks are performing so badly

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods chairman and CEO John Duffy gives his update on the banking industry, looking at profitability, stocks and the M&A market.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Bank M&A May 13th, 2011

It’s not over ’til it’s over

Michael Sher, managing director of RSM McGladrey, discusses where FDIC-assisted deals go from here, and what mistakes bankers make when buying failed banks.

By: Michael Sher