Strategy and Growth in Community Banking
Oct 1, 2021
The bank’s new loan production office has grown faster than expected, thanks in part to a clear-cut mission statement that helps attract talent.
Sep 29, 2021
A new study from TransUnion finds Buy Now, Pay Later users could offer a wider growth market for unsecured loan products from community banks.
Sep 28, 2021
A focus on dealer relations has helped the North Dakota-based bank keep the engine running even as broader sales figures slip.
Sep 27, 2021
Sep 24, 2021
The more likely outcome for the market, which also offers upsides for community bankers, is that the pace of price increases will slow but not collapse.
Sep 22, 2021
A report from Bain & Company shows competing institutions with superior digital offerings are stealing business from banks that serve as a customer’s PFI. Community banks in particular could be at risk.
Sep 15, 2021
Despite double-digit increases in home prices across Maine, the bank has shed more than 20% of its residential mortgage portfolio and has no regrets.
Sep 14, 2021
Earlier this month, Bankbook examined Mission Valley’s plan to keep back office staff permanently remote. Today we look at the bank’s new approach to commercial customer onboarding.
Sep 13, 2021
In its quest for new revenue growth, Michigan’s Union Bank is plotting a headquarters move from rural Lake Odessa to Grand Rapids, one of the state’s biggest and most affluent markets.
Sep 10, 2021
The Maine-based bank believes its active and data-driven decision-making helped keep staff and customers safe, and drive growth.