We surveyed commercial bankers in Q4 to get their thoughts about a potential economic downturn. In this episode, we look at the survey results and Dallas Wells interprets what bankers are REALLY saying.
Greg Demas joins the podcast to talk about what he's hearing from community and regional banks and where he sees potential for improvement - specifically why they should focus more on revenue growth and less on expense reduction.
What to about the inverted yield curve? Dallas Wells explains how bankers should adjust to this tricky environment and how their banks can help them make sound long-term decisions about each customer and each deal.
When the next economic downturn eventually comes, will your bank be ready? PrecisionLender CEO Carl Ryden and 11:FS CEO David Brear discuss the strategies banks should employ to go beyond just weathering the storm, to actually prospering during tough times.
What do commercial bankers think about their pricing processes and technology, and about the deals their RMs price each day? PrecisionLender got the answers to those questions in a recent survey. Dallas and Jim discuss some of the eyebrow-raising results.
Is Libor really on the way out? Is SOFR the most likely index to replace it? And how will these changes affect the loans already on your commercial books and the ones you're going to price in the future. Those answers and more are in this week's episode of The Purposeful Banker.
In this episode, we look back at the BankOnPurpose 2019 talk given by former poker champ Annie Duke, author of the book, "Thinking in Bets." We discuss the ways in which Annie's insights on decision-making and risk can be applied to the challenges faced by commercial banks.
During this interview at BankOnPurpose 2019, 11:FS chief-of-staff Leda Glyptis talks about how banks should balance the need to innovate with the need to minimize risks. She points out where banks have fallen short in their innovation efforts, but also where there's hope for the future.
We talk to Gita Thollesson about her latest report, "Commercial Renewals: Market Best Practices." Why don't banks reprice more often? What's the right increase to ask for? Why do some banks excel at renewals while others struggle? Gita shares her findings and insights on this week's show.