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How should bankers handle those moments when their clients "test" them on their deal price? Are there ways ...
We dove into our pricing data to uncover just how important commercial loan renewals are to your bank. Find out what we learned.
When the economic cycle inevitably turns, how your bank fares will likely depend on how well it prices for risk. Here are 6 ways risk gets mispriced and thoughts on how to correct those mistakes.
How should bankers handle those moments when their clients "test" them on their deal price? Are there ways to avoid that moment? Or, if it's inevitable, to actually benefit from it?
We took a deep dive into our data to uncover why fee incidence varies from RM to RM and what the top RMs do to beat the competition.
How widespread is the practice of performance-based pricing? And should your bank consider implementing this pricing practice? Gita Thollesson has the answers.
How valuable are your bank's top RMs? What do they do that produces better results than their peers? And how can you take what makes these RMs great and scale it to the rest of our sales team?
Get insights into what happened across the U.S. commercial lending market in 2018, as well as insights on why these trends occurred and thoughts on how some banks rose above the rest.
What deposit strategies and tactics should banks be employing in a rising rates environment? And what lessons can Uber offer on how to attract and retain properly priced deposits?
Banks measure all sorts of key performance indicators. Jeff Marsico of The Kafafian Group explains which metrics show the strongest connection to how financial institutions are valued.
What would happen if you could use your pricing tool earlier in the deal process? Well, you'd avoid these three common problems, for starters.
Calculating cost of funds using Weighted Average Life (WAL) funding is easier than Strip funding, but Strip is more accurate. How much does that accuracy matter?
What separates the best commercial relationship managers from the rest? A look at how top RMs deliver tangible value, act as trusted advisors, and find ways to outmaneuver the competition.
Some banks calculate cost of funds using Weighted Average Life (WAL) funding, while others use Strip funding. What are the differences between them and which method should your bank choose?
Cutting costs in the bank's back-office commercial loan operations won't help you if your front-end pricing process is broken. Fixing pricing first has a much greater impact on the bottom line.
If your commercial bank has grown reliant on CRE loans, it could lead to trouble in the future. How can your bank steer clear of this danger?
Jim and Dallas discuss insightful and interesting tactics to help you improve your pull-through rates in this episode of the Purposeful Banker.
How to set your target return on equity (ROE) objectives to create a strong pricing discipline and control loans you win and which ones you decide not to pursue.
Learn why yield maintenance is the best method to compensate a financial institution for the lost interest and their interest rate risk in the early paydown of a loan.
Jim Young chats with Jeff Marsico, EVP at The Kafafian Group and writer of the blog, Jeff for Banks, on the importance of defining who your customers are and building a strategy to target them.
Why is it that top commercial relationship managers win deal even when they're not offering the lowest rate? Learn the tactics that separate the best RMs from the rest.