Article | September 8th, 2022

7 Key Actions for Banks Partnering With Fintechs

Acquisitions or partnerships provide a cost-effective, next-best solution for banks that may lack the internal resources or funding to develop cutting-edge technologies of their own.

By: Peter Brady, Joe Kaczmarek
Article | September 7th, 2022

Regulatory Crackdown on Deposit Insurance Misrepresentation

The FDIC and other bank regulators are moving to ensure that the practices of third parties do not threaten the banking industry or its customers.

By: Robert Azarow, Monique Holmes, Howard Hyde, Kevin Toomey
Article | September 7th, 2022

How Fifth Third Crafts Successful Bank-Fintech Partnerships

Fifth Third Bancorp has about a dozen partnerships with fintechs at any given time, and the bank has a few rules that help it avoid missteps in choosing which ones to pursue.

By: Bonnie McGeer
Article | September 6th, 2022

Liquidity Observations for Banks as 2022 Closes

An industry analysis conducted by Janney Montgomery Scott indicates banks have plenty of dry powder and limited use of wholesale funds.

By: Chris Marinac
Article | September 5th, 2022

Fed Account Guidance Yields More Confusion

Fintechs wanting Fed access find themselves back where they started.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | September 2nd, 2022

Growth Milestone Comes With Crucial FDICIA Requirements

Surpassing $1 billion in assets is a considerable feat for a growing community bank, but the party will end quickly if executives overlook FDICIA reporting rules.

By: Michael Davis
Article | September 1st, 2022

5 Strategies for Creating a Seamless AI Experience

Virtual assistants are an increasingly popular customer service tool for banks, but it’s crucial that they offer a seamless experience for better overall satisfaction.

By: Slaven Bilac
Bank Services
Research | August 29th, 2022

2022 Technology Survey: Complete Results

Access the full results of Bank Director’s 2022 Technology Survey, available exclusively for Bank Services members.

By: Laura Alix, director of research at Bank Director
Research | August 29th, 2022

2022 Technology Survey Results: Investing in Banking’s Future

The annual survey looks at banks’ technology priorities, challenges and concerns.

By: Laura Alix, director of research at Bank Director
Article | August 26th, 2022

Understanding Customers’ Finances Strengthens Relationships

Banks that help customers reduce financial stress can ultimately strengthen those relationships.

By: Kris Bishop