Issues

BD Article
article | August 14th, 2020

Are We Headed for a Depression, or Are We Just Depressed?

Is a recession that’s even worse than the Great Recession called a depression?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | August 13th, 2020

Dual Deal Accounting Challenges During a Pandemic

The pandemic has complicated the crucial accounting that banks must perform when considering the benefits of a merger or acquisition.

By: Lori Charlebois, Susanne Muenow
AOBA
video | August 12th, 2020

AOBA Summer Series

Bankers are navigating an extraordinarily uncertain operating environment and making tough decisions. Bank Director is here to help, with the special launch of our AOBA Summer Series.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
article | August 11th, 2020

Coronavirus Pressures, Transforms Branches

The coronavirus won’t kill the branch; it may accelerate its transformation.

By: Rob Blackwell
article | August 5th, 2020

The Opportunistic Upside of New Capital Rules

All banks must comply with Basel IV’s capital guidelines, but forward-thinking ones will leverage its concepts for strategic planning, business intelligence and other commercial objectives.

By: Jeroen Van Doorsselaere
article | August 4th, 2020

Designing a Pandemic-Proof Compensation Plan

Banks may need to update their compensation plans following the hastening workforce shift brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

By: Joe Schaefer
BD Article
article | July 31st, 2020

A Rare Opportunity for Change

Two banks share how their branch strategies have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
FinXTech
article | July 29th, 2020

Five Questions to Ask When Weighing Banking Software

Bankers should ask themselves five questions to determine if a software vendor is just a vendor or a potential partner.

By: Luciana Strong
article | July 28th, 2020

Exploring Customer Service in the Pandemic Age

Banks should keep in mind three key considerations of the pandemic’s long-term impact on customer service.

By: Tricia Hrotko
BD Article
article | July 27th, 2020

The $700 Billion Credit Question for Banks

The Federal Reserve thinks big banks could lose up to $700 billion over nine quarters. What does that mean for community banks?

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director