Creating Collaboration in Commercial Lending

Creating Collaboration in Commercial Lending

What would happen if you lost $250 million dollars because you have a single point of failure in your business process? That is a question that none of us want to imagine happening in our careers, but it did happen just recently when a blockchain investment group lost over $250 million dollars because, apparently, their […]

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Participations – What You Need To Know

Participations – What You Need To Know

Entering into Participations can be profitable to both the originating and participating institutions.  Some of the advantages include the ability to lend higher amounts to borrowers, manage credit and geographic concentration risks.  However, if not originated and maintained correctly, there are many risks that would be detrimental to your institution’s credit portfolio. When purchasing a […]

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Life Lessons: How They Apply to Lending

At the end of last year, I cleaned out some old files and found a list of life lessons from years ago.  As I reread the list, I kept thinking how applicable the lessons are to successful lending.  Many are reminiscent to characteristics that we see from our progressive and successful clients.  As you start out 2019, see if any of these life lessons can help you be […]

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