Opinion

How to survive a 2020 data breach

We are living in a time where technology advances at rapid speeds, the internet is more widely used than ever before, and people are in constant communication with one another. As a result, we are experiencing an uptick in threats to privacy and data security like cybercriminals, malware and of course, data breaches. Now more … Read more

Pandemic impacts bank internships

While banks kept work flowing in early spring through social distancing measures and remote workforces, they had to make quick decisions about another key program without knowing when the COVID-19 crisis would end or how bad it would get. Should they bring on board their interns? Or did the ever-changing nature of the crisis make that idea too complicated and risky? [Continue]

Turn PPP borrowers into core customers

Thousands of lenders across the country have loaned more than $230 billion to small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program. While many banks focused on serving existing customers, perhaps equally as many attracted new customers. If your bank has acquired new customers through PPP, now is the time to solidify these relationships. [Continue]

Branch strategies for the new environment

As most bankers know, the decline of lobby transactions is accelerating, and financial institutions need to start thinking differently to maintain and attract new clients. With the growing popularity of mobile technology, and some regions becoming over-banked, it has become more apparent that the financial institution needs to become a way to distinguish yourself from your competitors.   [Continue]