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'Move Your Money' helps community banks

    Arianna Huffington first came up with the idea of Move Your Money which urges depositors to switch their deposits from national banking chains to community banks owned locally.

Innovation Innovation's Accidental Enemies

    Leaders who demand proof that a new idea will work inadvertently stifle innovation. There's a better way to react to brainstorms.

Do You Dare Buy Bank Stocks? Do You Dare Buy Bank Stocks?

    Many fund managers are still wary of financials, but analysts expect the stocks to rally 16% this year.

Your Financial Institution and the Environment Your Financial Institution and the Environment

    We live in an era where the environment is recognized as an important part of virtually everything we do. Nowhere is the direct impact felt more than in the business community.

What Banking Needs to Become What Banking Needs to Become

    Regulations and consumer expectations are changing. The business models, capabilities, and practices of the financial-services industry must change with them.

2010 Regional Bank Outlook 2010 Regional Bank Outlook

    Strategic Analysis

The Nu-World of Bank Capitalization The Nu-World of Bank Capitalization

    The collapse of the financial sector in the United States, which has included the failure of almost 100 institutions to date...

For New Banks, Starting Up Is Hard To Do For New Banks, Starting Up Is Hard To Do

    Even as enterprising bankers try to benefit from a less competitive industry, many industry hopefuls have had their dreams deferred.

You Can Open A Bank You Can Open A Bank

    Starting your own bank is laborious but profitable. The financial crisis may turn out to be a blessing.

Banking Leadership: New Skills Required Banking Leadership: New Skills Required

    From the Golden Era to the Era of Management

State of the Financial Services Industry - 2009 State of the Financial Services Industry - 2009

    The annual State of the Financial Services Industry report reviews the industry’s performance and provides senior stakeholders with key insights for success.

Learning From Financial Regulation’s Mistakes Learning From Financial Regulation’s Mistakes

    Current bank oversight failed to prevent the financial crisis. Let’s not prescribe more of the same.

Adapting Lean For Customized Bank Processes Adapting Lean For Customized Bank Processes

    Even steps that require customization and expert judgement can be streamlined effectively.

Improving Efficiency: The new high ground for banks Improving Efficiency: The new high ground for banks

    Financial services firms are facing a much tougher operating environment as a result of the credit crisis.

A Better Way To Fix The Banks A Better Way To Fix The Banks

    Here’s a plan that could solve the toxic-asset pricing problem voluntarily—without requiring Uncle Sam to nationalize the whole industry—and make (pretty much) everyone a winner.

Reinventing Banking Reinventing Banking

    In the aftermath of the crash of 2008, banks are searching for answers. How did we get here, certainly, but more importantly, where do we go now?

Managing Banks Beyond the Crisis Managing Banks Beyond the Crisis

    What appeared to be the largely American subprime mortgage problem of 2007 has become the global financial crisis of 2008.

Collateral Damage Quick-o-nomics Update Collateral Damage Quick-o-nomics Update

    The economic crisis—focuses on evidence of recovery in the major economies. It provides brief snapshots of the data on leading and current indicators, and shows that the freefall is over...

What What's Next For US Banks

    Two different kinds of accounting—fair value and hold to maturity—have created two different kinds of crises. One is almost over. The other is only beginning.

Achieving High Performance in Banking Achieving High Performance in Banking

    Seismic forces are reshaping the banking landscape. The fallout from the credit crisis is limiting discretionary spending. Consolidation and globalization are diminishing once-safe regional or national franchises.

We Are Controlled Bankers We Are Controlled Bankers

    The truth to it all is the goverment is not run by the goverment but by the bankers. The U.S. has been putting themselves into financial slavery since the early 1900's.

Bank buy-in plan is more Depression deja vu Bank buy-in plan is more Depression deja vu

    The U.S. plan to ease the credit crisis by investing in banks retraces steps taken during the Depression by an agency that accomplished its mission...

Introducing Bank On California Introducing Bank On California

    This program aims to help the millions of California working families who don't have bank accounts. The Bank of California will help unbanked California open starter accounts and enter the financial mainstream.

Grant Thornton 16th Bank Executive Survey Grant Thornton 16th Bank Executive Survey

    In 2009, the U.S. banking industry will undergo a seismic stress test—the result of which will determine the ultimate viability and resiliency of the nation’s financial system.

It It's a Great Time To Start A Bank

    Start-up banks lack name recognition and customers. These days, though, they have one important advantage over just about every established rival: no crummy loans.

While the Giants Reel, Many Small Banks Are Thriving While the Giants Reel, Many Small Banks Are Thriving

    Last fall, soon after Congress decided it would spend $700 billion to shore up the nation's flailing financial system, about 100 shareholders of Reunion Bank of Florida gathered for a party.

Rebuilding The Economy Rebuilding The Economy

    As Big Banks Falter, Community Banks Do Fine. Unlike banks on Wall Street, these smaller banks didn’t invest in risky mortgage-backed securities or complex derivatives.

In Defense of Bankers In Defense of Bankers

    One obvious point being lost: the vast majority of toilers in the financial vineyards had nothing to do with the meltdown.

This May Be the Ideal Time To Start a Bank This May Be the Ideal Time To Start a Bank

    In the current mess, startups hold a key advantage: a clean slate. Unlike existing banks, those born after the bust don't have bad assets threatening their books and earnings.

Your Own Private ATM Your Own Private ATM

    Dan Hudson spoke in the laid-back tone of someone who's given the same pitch many times, but his words gave them hope: "I believe now is the best time to start a bank."


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