Strategy and Growth in Community Banking


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 22, 2021
Nearly $2 billion in PPP loans were fraudulent, according to a new report, and the fintech industry’s involvement could have community banks second guessing partnerships in that sector..
Aug 23, 2021
The bank is increasing its deposit base and the number of clients it serves through an intense focus on fintech partnerships.
Aug 6, 2021
On Tuesday, Bankbook wrote about Customers Bank’s post-PPP efforts to expand relationships with new commercial clients. Today, we’re focused on the bank’s decision to invest in digital technologies rather than brick and mortar.
Jul 30, 2021
The first-mover fintech was already offering small business loans. On Tuesday, it announced a new business checking offering designed to attract the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Jul 21, 2021
The $2 billion-asset bank has partnered with Fair, the country’s first halal-certified neobank, in a bid to expand its reach to Muslim consumers.
Jul 20, 2021
Research from the University of Michigan outlines some of the benefits a postal banking solution could provide, but the data suggests some markets are a better fit for that plan than others.
Jul 12, 2021
Though it maintains branch locations in three major cities, management is embracing OneUnited’s status as the nation’s largest Black-owned bank to bring in growth from across the country.
Jul 6, 2021
Banks’ digital experiences still aren’t on par with other retail sectors, but there’s only so much smaller institutions can do to solve that problem.
Jun 28, 2021