Jim Young

Jim Young, Director of Content at PrecisionLender, is an award-winning writer with experience in a range of positions in media and marketing, from reporter to website editor to content marketer. Throughout his career Jim has focused on the story – how to find it, how to understand it, and how best to share it with others. At PrecisionLender, he manages the many ways in which the company shares its philosophy on banking and the power of relationships. Jim graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Duke University and holds a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University.

  • Is True Commercial Deal Collaboration Possible?

    Is True Commercial Deal Collaboration Possible?

    Banks need better collaboration on commercial deals in order to win coveted deals and improve profitability. But as we discuss in this Purposeful Banker episode, that's much easier said than done.

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  • The Connected Commercial Tech Experience

    The Connected Commercial Tech Experience

    What's involved in creating a connected commercial lending experience? What pieces need to be put together and what happens when those connections are made? Find out in this FAQ.

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  • Connecting the Commercial Banking Tech Stack

    Connecting the Commercial Banking Tech Stack

    Previewing the webinar, "Connecting Commercial Banking Technology," discussing why banks are focusing on building end-to-end commercial tech stacks and how PrecisionLender connects the key pieces.

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  • What Does "Primacy" Mean for Commercial Banks?

    What Does "Primacy" Mean for Commercial Banks?

    Primacy is a buzzword at a lot of commercial banks these days, but what does it mean, exactly? What truly determines primacy? And what do banks need to do to achieve it?

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  • The Crucial Final Cross-Sell Step

    The Crucial Final Cross-Sell Step

    Bankers often use the promise of additional cross-sell to make commercial loan deals work. But those promised accounts often never show up. Why do banks struggle so much with this critical final step?

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  • Merger Concerns and Loosening Credit Standards

    Merger Concerns and Loosening Credit Standards

    Is there a potential downside to adding scale via mergers? And after tightening standards in 2020, how far is the pendulum swinging now toward looser credit standards?

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  • What Does "Relationship Banking" Really Mean?

    What Does "Relationship Banking" Really Mean?

    Every bank says it's a "relationship bank," but their actual relationship profitability often looks quite different. We share some of those stories, as well as ways they can improve performance.

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  • Profitability Profiles: The Story of Consistency Bank

    Profitability Profiles: The Story of Consistency Bank

    Part three of our series on relationship profitability at selected banks. This piece looks at Consistency Bank, where a disciplined approach has produced strong results, but also some vulnerabilities.

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  • How the Commercial Loan Market Fared in Q1 2021

    How the Commercial Loan Market Fared in Q1 2021

    Taking a look at our last Commercial Loan Pricing Market Update from the first quarter of 2021 - what are the trends so far this year and what do they mean?

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  • Commercial Banking in a Time of Uncertainty

    Commercial Banking in a Time of Uncertainty

    PrecisionLender recently invited top bankers from around the country to share their views on where things stand right now in the commercial industry. Here's a recap of that conversation.

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  • MoneyLive: Commercial Lending Uncertainty & Lessons from 2020

    MoneyLive: Commercial Lending Uncertainty & Lessons from 2020

    Get an international perspective on commercial lending - the impact of 2020 events and the challenges that lie ahead - in this recent MoneyLive panel discussion.

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  • Yep, It's Time to Talk LIBOR ... Again

    Yep, It's Time to Talk LIBOR ... Again

    The transition off LIBOR at the the end of 2021 may seem like old news, but there are many issues banks still need to address ... and time is running short.

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  • Does Anyone Want Deposits Anymore?

    Does Anyone Want Deposits Anymore?

    What are banks doing now with the glut of commercial deposits they have on hand? And does this mean they may actually turn away future deposits?

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  • 2021 Commercial Market Survey: What Do Bankers REALLY Think?

    2021 Commercial Market Survey: What Do Bankers REALLY Think?

    In PrecisionLender's annual survey, commercial bankers gave their views about the impact of 2020 events and the outlook for 2021. We compare those survey responses to real-life banker behavior.

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  • 2021 Commercial Banking Market Survey Results

    2021 Commercial Banking Market Survey Results

    PrecisionLender surveyed U.S. commercial bankers to get their views on what happened in 2020 - particularly the impact of the pandemic - and what the path forward looks like in 2021.

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  • Is Commercial Loan Growth Possible in 2021?

    Is Commercial Loan Growth Possible in 2021?

    In this Purposeful Banker episode, we look at reasons why commercial loan growth may be tough to achieve in 2021 but also ways in which banks can overcome those obstacles and grab market share.

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  • Portfolio Insights FAQ

    Portfolio Insights FAQ

    Why did we develop Portfolio Insights? What insights does it deliver? When are they delivered? Who receives them? Find out in this FAQ.

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  • Introducing the PrecisionLender Insights Suite!

    Introducing the PrecisionLender Insights Suite!

    Taking a look at PrecisionLender's two new products - Portfolio Insights and Market Insights - and how they help commercial bankers make better data-driven pricing decisions.

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  • The Return of PPP (And What That Means for Banks)

    The Return of PPP (And What That Means for Banks)

    PPP is back ... and more complex than ever. Dallas Wells walks us through the various programs and explains what's at stake this time around for commercial banks.

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  • Previewing the State of Commercial Banking Webinar!

    Previewing the State of Commercial Banking Webinar!

    Gita Thollesson joins the podcast to give a sneak peek at a few of the findings she'll share in her upcoming State of Commercial banking webinar.

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