article | May 4th, 2020

BOLI Carriers Prepare for COVID-19 Impact

Most major BOLI carriers expect “business as usual” for purchase activity in 2020, but may find difficulty in reproducing yields close to their current portfolios.

By: David Shoemaker, Ken Derks
BD Article
article | May 4th, 2020

Beyond PPP: Supporting Small Business Through the Covid Crisis

Banks play a vital role in ensuring communities come out stronger on the other side of today’s crisis.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | May 1st, 2020

How Experience FinXTech Parallels The NFL Draft

Bank Director decided to not let the coronavirus stop us from helping community banks succeed with the help of fintech partners.

By: Al Dominick, CEO of Bank Director and FinXTech
article | April 29th, 2020

How Innovative Banks Fight Covid Through Giving

Covid-specific giving initiatives can be spun up in a matter of days for banks with the right technology partners and mindset.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect
BD Article
article | April 27th, 2020

Coronavirus Tests Banks’ Emergency Succession Planning

Boards should look closely at the details of their emergency succession plans, given the unpredictable and uncertain nature of the coronavirus crisis.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | April 24th, 2020

How the Covid-19 Crisis Turned One CEO Into Counselor in Chief

Executives know how to manage their bank’s balance sheet during a crisis; managing their employees through it is another matter entirely.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | April 23rd, 2020

How Leaders Meet Followers’ Critical Needs During COVID-19

Banks must meet the four deep needs of employees and customers — not only during the COVID-19 crisis, but ongoing as well.

By: Paul Berg
Bank Services
training | April 23rd, 2020

A New Director’s First Year

A knowledgeable, engaged board forms the foundation for a safe, sound and profitable bank. Jack Milligan shares his advice on how new directors should focus their time.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | April 22nd, 2020

Preparing to Be There for Your Community

Community banks interested in helping their Main Streets recover need to take steps today to fortify themselves for a potential future of prolonged low rates.

By: Eric C. Brown
article | April 22nd, 2020

Viewing the COVID-19 Crisis From a New Vantage Point

Fintechs have acquired a unique point of view by helping banks implement technology in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect