Issues

article | Retail October 8th, 2019

The Impact of Micro-Savings Fintechs on Banks

Banks pay when funds leave their institution for micro-savings fintechs, even if they eventually come back.

By: Drew Sievers
article | Bank M&A October 3rd, 2019

Top 10 Tips for Branch Bidders

Branch deals have unique considerations that prospective bidders should keep in mind before submitting a bid.

By: Jonathan Hightower
FinXTech
article | Retail October 2nd, 2019

A Friendly Way to Circumvent Your Core

Bankers, as a general rule, don’t like to read about financial technology companies. As a writer and editor at a banking publication, I have data

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Bank M&A September 30th, 2019

Sticking Points in Recent Community Bank Deals

Banks engaged in M&A have a wide-ranging amount of things to think about ahead of a deal, ranging from compensation to concentration.

By: John Reichert, Melissa York Lanksa
article | Technology September 26th, 2019

How to Take the Pain Out of Data Conversions

Most bankers mistakenly believe there are three choices when it comes to data conversions, all of which create costs and risks for the bank.

By: Bobby Childs
FinXTech
article | Retail September 25th, 2019

How One Bank Increased Mobile Enrollment by 40%

Customers vote with their dollars if the bank’s digital experience isn’t up to par.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
none | Regulation September 24th, 2019

Four Implications of the Fed’s Revised Control Framework

The Federal Reserve’s proposed rule on control and divestitures has four significant and broad implications for banks and investors.

By: Joseph Silvia
article | Technology September 23rd, 2019

How Well Do You “Know Your Customer”?

Banks that are willing to embrace innovation and use the right analytics tool can create a data strategy that capitalizes on their highest-value customers.

By: Gill Hundley
article | Bank M&A September 19th, 2019

How to Earn a Premium Bank Stock Valuation

Banks that seek a premium stock valuation should consider ways to increase the quality of their earnings.

By: Andrew O'Keefe
FinXTech
article | Technology September 19th, 2019

One Bank’s ‘Calculated Chance’ with an Unproven Partner

Betting on a newer technology provider has its risks but, under the right conditions, the rewards can pay off.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect