Proactive Vs. Reactive Exception Management

Proactive Vs. Reactive Exception Management

  When an institution makes a loan, it is always necessary to monitor specific requirements both before the loan is made and after the loan is booked. Exception management starts as soon as a loan request is received and continues through to payoff. Each loan made has policy, compliance or collateral requirements that must be […]

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FinTechs: Where Are They Now?

FinTechs: Where Are They Now?

Lending to small businesses by FinTechs has been a hot topic. Investors have been investing significant dollars into companies like Lending Club and Prosper. Articles in the past have been predicting the end of traditional banking and lending as we know it. Borrowing money from your phone for business purposes will be the norm. Were these predictions of the end of small business lending by banks accurate?  It was always a little […]

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It’s Time Again…

It’s Time Again…

In May, I had the opportunity to speak at the Independent Bankers Association of New York State conference.  There were several speakers and varieties of issues were discussed.  Regardless of the topic, all the speakers agreed on one thing-we are looking at an economic downturn in the near future.  A downturn can mean many things for a financial institution including:  Revamping […]

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