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article | April 27th, 2021

Deal Integration Can Transform Finance, Risk and Regulatory Reporting

While the number of deals announced in this environment are modest, the stakes involved in contemplating and executing them certainly are not.

By: Patrick McKinney, Frederik Roeland
FinXTech
article | April 22nd, 2021

Best Practices to Achieve True Financial Inclusivity

Technology and augmented information offer proven strategies for banks looking to increase financial inclusion and expand their lending portfolios without taking on undue risk.

By: Vinay Bhaskar
article | April 21st, 2021

The Three Pillars for Success in Peer Mergers

With extensive strategic and operational foresight and careful navigation of the potential pitfalls, peer mergers offer a way to quickly add scale and supercharge your bank.

By: John Wilson
article | April 19th, 2021

What’s a Bank? History Offers a Guide

As long as there have been banks, there have been companies that want to be banks.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
article | April 16th, 2021

In a Challenging Earnings Climate, There Is No Room for Lazy Capital

Management teams have a number of levers available to manage capital — the key is to know when and which lever to pull.

By: Jay Junior
article | April 15th, 2021

A New Look at Problem Loan Management

In a time when payment deferrals and modifications are numerous and widespread, and government-assisted credit is necessary, how banks identify problem loans change?

By: Erica Crain, Monica Bolin
view_point | April 14th, 2021

Does Your Mobile Solution Deliver Speed, Ease of Use?

Banks need to reevaluate the speed and usability of their new account opening or loan application and closing process before it’s too late.

By: Kevin Polinsky
FinXTech
article | April 14th, 2021

Regaining Control of Small Business Relationships

Few banks offer appropriate products for small businesses, and they could be losing market share as a result. But solutions exist, according to a new study sponsored by Autobooks.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
article | April 13th, 2021

Five Blind Spots to Avoid When Implementing Digital Technology

Watch out for these five digital tech implementation blind spots that can lead to costly fixes and delays when problems emerge.

By: Mike Olsen
FinXTech
article | April 7th, 2021

Who’s On Your Roster?

How picking a three-time MVP aligns with selecting a technology partner.

By: Al Dominick