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Webinars
Feb 13, 2020
In this webinar, we look at the benefits of generating upfront fee income through hedging and discuss how most loans, including those already on your books qualify.
BID Newsletters
Oct 13, 2022
Financial institutions are turning to interest rate swaps and other derivatives to hedge against rising interest rates and to offer customers greater flexibility when structuring loans. As customers try to fix borrowing costs amid rising interest rates, swaps are something your CFI might want to consider.
Jul 28, 2022
This past spring, the US bond market flashed a key recession warning with the yield curve briefly inverted and short-term debt paying more than longer-term loans. No one can know for sure when the next economic recession will begin, but CFIs may be able to take advantage of two potential opportunities that the inverted yield curve offers.
Jun 29, 2020
Have you thought of using interest rate swaps to help shore up your margins? We explain how.
May 12, 2020
Many community financial institutions are looking for ways to help their customers with loan modifications. Interest rate swaps are one way to go.
Nov 29, 2019
Financial institutions looking to manage interest rate risk may want to consider an interest rate collar. We map it out for you.
Sep 26, 2019
As the world struggles to make sense of the fact that short-term rates are currently higher than long-term rates, we provide some insight.
Jul 1, 2019
Yield maintenance can be confusing. But, it doesn't have to be. We walk you through it.
May 17, 2019
Valued for their flexibility, forward rate lock agreements can be customized to fit the requirements of both your bank and your borrower. We explain how.
Apr 23, 2019
Financial hedges are a bit like shock absorbers on a car. They can help reduce the volatility or bumps a bank may experience. But, you need a good hedging plan to ensure success.
Mar 21, 2019
Many community banks tell us that in this rate environment, plenty of commercial customers seek the stability of a fixed loan coupon. We show you how to do this as a win-win for both your bank and your customer.