The Bank Slate

INSIGHTS INTO THE BANKING INDUSTRY

CONVERSATIONS THAT GO 'BEYOND BANKING'

  • The first quarter is a good time for companies with seasonal revenue to evaluate their cost structure, I recently shared with the Forbes Finance Council. Businesses should also find ways to break up larger expenses and pay them off incrementally over the year.

     

  • Credit unions are buying banks to enter new markets and improve their commercial banking acumen. See more of my comments with Finopotamus.

 

  • Fintech layoffs could be a hiring opportunity for banks. Read my Forbes Finance Council piece here.

 

  • I discussed with American Banker how growth-minded community banks should look to hire executives from larger institutions.

 

 

  • I discussed Buy Now, Pay Later on NAFCU’s CUPP podcast. Topics include BNPL opportunities, how to research and prepare an offering, and the regulatory climate.

 

  • While technology can make it easier to hire remote employees, work-from-home can still be plagued with complications if mishandled. My article for the Forbes Finance Council looks at how to make WFH seamless and more efficient.

 

  • A big challenge for lenders involves detecting borrower stress before a loan default. In this Forbes Financial Council article, I share tips for spotting problems before they hit a lenders’ bottom line.
 
  • Curious about crypto and other digital assets? I moderated a panel at the Fintech and Insurtech Generations conference that covered the ins and outs of blockchain-based products.