Issues

BD Article
article | Strategy January 22nd, 2020

Fifth Third’s CEO on Credit, Technology and the Economy

Greg Carmichael talks about competition, technology and the need to maintain discipline.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Retail January 21st, 2020

The High Cost of Bad Customer Data

Banks that ignore the importance of their data quality risk losing customers and becoming irrelevant in today’s digital environment.

By: Ashley Fiore
BD Article
article | Technology January 17th, 2020

How Technology Broke the Brokered Deposit Rule

The need to change the FDIC’s brokered deposit rule strikes at the heart of banks’ funding models.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
video | Bank M&A January 16th, 2020

Overcoming Challenges in Community Bank M&A

Will 2020 be a strong year for community bank M&A?

By: Adam Maier
view_point | Bank M&A January 15th, 2020

Buyer Landscape Continues Shifting for Community Banks

The landscape of bank M&A has evolved over the years but is rapidly changing for prospective sellers.

By: Thomas Hayes
view_point | Strategy January 15th, 2020

Credit Unions Emerge as Viable Bank Buyers

Whether you’re a director, officer or employee of a community bank, here are nine things all should consider.

By: Eric M. Corrigan
view_point | Strategy January 15th, 2020

Managing the Balance Sheet for 2020 and Beyond

Bankers are weathering a dramatically different interest rate environment and will need a new set of tools and strategies to craft versatile balance sheet solutions.

By: Steve Kinner, Matt Pieniazek
view_point | Strategy January 15th, 2020

Improving Board, CEO Communication

Strong community banks are supported by strong, open lines of communication between their CEOs and boards.

By: Dave Thomas
view_point | Bank M&A January 15th, 2020

Making Mergers of Equals Work

Banks contemplating a merger of equals transaction should consider these seven factors.

By: Rob Fleetwood
BD Article
article | Strategy January 14th, 2020

Bank Performance in 2020? Meh…

The banks that could fare best in 2020 are ones with buffers against volatility, not the ones who ride it.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director