A renaissance for community banks

As America continues to combat the public health and economic consequences of COVID-19, local banks are doing their part to keep money flowing to small businesses. Ensuring that banks maintain liquidity, and have an interest rate benchmark appropriate to their business model, is critical to our nation’s recovery. [Continue]

Getting CARES Act loans right

With so many businesses struggling with diminished or no revenue during forced closures, community-minded banks have stepped up to answer the calls for help and disburse emergency funding. Lenders everywhere have been under enormous pressure to meet the overwhelming demand – and meet it quickly. But even amidst such challenging circumstances, banks’ burden to “get it right” still exists. [Continue]