Podcast: Price Setting vs Price Getting

Podcast: Price Setting vs Price Getting

Because of the feedback we received from an article Dallas wrote on the difference between price setting and price getting, he decided to talk through the concepts with Jessica Stone in this week’s podcast. According to the research of Stephan Liozu, author of...
Interest Rate Swaps

Interest Rate Swaps

One of the overwhelming trends in banking that lenders have had to deal with over the last several years is the mass exodus away from variable rate financing. With rates at generational lows across the globe, any borrower worth his salt is asking for (and getting)...

SBA Loans – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Joel Rosenberg has seen more than his fair share of SBA loans. He is a VP of Delivery and Client Success at PrecisionLender and has spent most of his days in and around banks and banking. He joins Dallas to talk about how lenders can think through SBA loans and be...
Growing Loans in a Small Market

Growing Loans in a Small Market

For more than seven years now, loan growth has been hard to come by in even the best markets.  Banks have struggled first with credit problems, and then growth, and now margin compression. So, what about banks in smaller markets?  Can they really hope to survive in an...
Banking’s Biggest Question in 2015

Banking’s Biggest Question in 2015

In reviewing the banking business at year-end, it appears that 2015 will feel very familiar for most of us.  However, there is one question this year that will be VERY different.  The banks that have the right answer for this question will not only outperform in 2015,...
Why is Interest Rate Risk a Regulatory Priority?

Why is Interest Rate Risk a Regulatory Priority?

Yesterday, Dallas Wells from Asset Management Group posted the most insightful article on the state of community banking I’ve read in a long time. In the article, Dallas points to a rather alarming trend… Over the last four years, smaller community banks...