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Commercial Banking 2020 Outlook Survey Results Infographic
Commercial bankers shared their thoughts with us about 2020: the goals they have, the results they expect to achieve, and their concerns about what lies ahead. Here's what they had to say.
It's Time to Change How Your Bank Defines Its Market
Customers have moved beyond geography when shopping for deals. It's time commercial banks do the same when defining their competitive market.
Tightening Credit or Loosening Structure? A Bit of Both.
Are commercial bankers getting pickier about the deals they put on the books? Or are they granting more concessions to win business? Learn what PrecisionLender's analysis found.
Top Purposeful Banker Episodes of 2019
Another Purposeful Banker Podcast season is in the books! Here are the top 5 podcasts from 2019.
Finding Happiness With Banking Analytics
Why is it so unexpected when banks are actually happy with their analytics tools? The issue lies in what analysis is being delivered to bankers and when it's being delivered to them.
A Recession Is the Time for Banks to Get Ahead
A blast from the economic past shows us how to handle a recession. Hint: It's time to zig when everyone else zags.
Standing Out From the Competition: First State Bank of the Florida Keys and PrecisionLender
Learn how First State Bank of the Florida Keys stood out from the competition, approved a large deal below their typical allowed rate, and provides more options and insight... faster.
PrecisionLender Seeking the Best in the Industry for Purposeful Banker Awards
Purposeful Banker Awards program honors banks and bankers that demonstrate a commitment to digital transformation and their communities.
A Quick Look at How to Prepare for a Recession
We can't determine when the next recession will be upon us... but we can be prepared. Here's a quick look at how your bank can prepare for the next recession.
CBC 2019 - Loan Structure and Credit Quality: Preparing for the Next Credit Cycle
How to prepare for the next credit cycle, a panel discussion from the 8th Annual Community Bankers Conference, April 8-10 in Dallas, TX.
Price Relationships, Not Loans
With the impact of commercial loans on total income lessening, banks need to look at deal structuring through the wider lens of the full relationship.
Stop Focusing So Much on Cost Assumptions
Overhead costs don't move the needle. Here's what you should focus on instead.
How to Attract and Grow Deposits at Your Bank
Why are banks are pushing so hard to win more deposits? And what are some ways that banks can move ahead in this competitive market? Find out in this blog post.
Commercial Pricing Market Survey Results
We recently surveyed U.S. commercial bankers about their bank’s current pricing technology and processes. The eye-opening - even sobering - results revealed several areas for improvement & investment.
Life In A Post-Libor World
What will happen if and when Libor is terminated? Find out in this in-depth analysis of life in a post-Libor world.
Data Analysis: Why Are There Still So Many Credit-Only Relationships?
Commercial banks have all stressed the importance of bringing in more deposits, but still many credit relationships are credit only. Take a closer look at the numbers.
Data Analysis: Why Are Fixed Rates Climbing as Funding Costs Fall?
As FTP has declined, you’d expect to see a corresponding drop in fixed rate loan prices. But PrecisionLender’s commercial loan data tells a different story.
RM Best Practices: Measuring and Scaling
When it comes to top RMs, is it really “talent” or is it “skill”? And are the skills measurable? Can the best practices of the best RMs be quantified and even leveraged across the broader RM universe?
Why Commercial Loan Renewals Matter More Than You Know
We dove into our pricing data to uncover just how important commercial loan renewals are to your bank. Find out what we learned.
4 Questions Your RMs Should Ask About Their Relationships