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Manage Risk More Effectively

Well-defined entities uncover hidden risks in your loan portfolio.

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  • Article | Risk
  • November 23rd, 2016

Why Growth Matters for CRE Concentration Risk

This article provides a step-by-step guide to handling concentration risk.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • November 21st, 2016

New Factors Impacting Bank M&A

Commercial real estate concentrations and a potential rise in rates could impact M&A in 2017.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • November 18th, 2016

Bank M&A Update: Oil Prices and Low Interest Rates May Be Hurting Deals

Midwest dominates M&A market but pace slacks off in Southwest.

  • Article | Risk
  • November 16th, 2016

Contingent Hedging Plans: How Community Banks Can Approach Hedging

Create a framework that allows for nimble decision making while maintaining control.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • November 11th, 2016

Six Tips for Negotiating a Successful M&A Transaction

These tips for buyers and sellers can help your board and management team ensure they’re crafting the best deal.

  • Article | Regulation
  • November 10th, 2016
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Election Results Could Mean Less Regulation for Banks

Industry observers think a Republican-controlled Congress and President Trump will weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but not get rid of the Dodd-Frank Act.

  • Article | Strategy
  • November 9th, 2016

The Future of Banks: Platforms or Pipes?

Banking will remain squarely at the center of the financial universe for some time.

  • Article | Strategy
  • November 8th, 2016

The Three Top Reasons For Vendor Consolidation

CheckAlt describes how to save time and money, as well as help customers, through vendor consolidation.

  • Article | Technology
  • November 4th, 2016
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Somerset Trust Co. Becomes a Leader in Mobile

Few community banks offer fingerprint authentication, debit card on/off switches or picture pay on a mobile device. Somerset Trust Co. is one that does.

  • Article | Retail
  • October 28th, 2016

Use Good/Better/Best for Checking Success

A proven retail product strategy in other industries can deliver a winning checking line-up.