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Addressing CECL Model Pain Points: Expert Advice for Banks

Are you a CFO or Chief Credit Officer grappling with your bank's CECL calculation, feeling frustrated and overwhelmed? You're not alone. As we pass the one-year mark since the implementation of CECL for most community banks,...

Navigating the Shifting Landscape: Addressing Concerns in Commercial Real Estate

In the midst of economic optimism, 2024 raises red flags for the banking industry, with commercial real estate (CRE) taking center stage. Unlike previous cycles, concerns about CRE have gone mainstream, drawing attention from...

Assessing Drought Risk in Mississippi: Introducing PoWER™ Climate Risk Analytics for Community Banks

Drought conditions in Mississippi have become a growing concern, affecting various aspects of the state's economy and environment. The region has experienced a shift in precipitation patterns, leading to extended periods of water...

The Recession Dilemma for Financial Institutions

In the ever-evolving financial landscape, the looming question is, "Is a recession coming?" Executives and directors grapple with managing financial institutions effectively amidst economic uncertainty. This video delves into...

The Biggest Threat to Banks Right Now!

QT is the Federal Reserve's strategy to reduce its balance sheet, and it's far from innocuous. It has a direct impact on our industry, and we need to understand why.

Weathering the Storm: 5 Reasons Why US Community Banks Must Prepare for Hurricane Season

The United States is no stranger to the fury of hurricanes. These massive, destructive storms can wreak havoc on communities, businesses, and infrastructure. As we look ahead to the 2023 hurricane season, the National Oceanic...

ACTION REQUIRED: Transition Risks in the Face of Climate Change

As global greenhouse gas emissions soar to unprecedented levels and the world grapples with the urgent need to address smoking skies, the implications for financial institutions, including community banks, cannot be ignored....

11 Observations from the Regulatory Exam Trenches

Safety and soundness exams are the toughest they have been in years

It has been over four months since the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. It seemed obvious at the time that regulators were going to change their posture towards...

7 SVB Failure Community Bank Ramifications: Liquidity is Now King

Every bank needs to reassess to their strategic and capital plans because of this past week’s events. Optimizing self-sustaining liquidity levels and real capital levels should be the highest priority right now.