Although the top five American banks control most of the US market for deposits, there are still things community banks can do - even without raising rates or decreasing lending.
The latest FDIC performance report showed strong numbers for community banks.
Opportunity zones from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may provide community banks with new loans and new customers.
Community bankers support medical professional customers already.
For many consumers -- millennials in particular -- setting aside large sums of money to meet savings goals can be tricky.
For those losing deposits to alternative accounts, it might make sense to think about revamping your traditional checking account with brand new features to lure depositors - particularly the younger crowd.
When it comes to banking performance, it makes sense to set goals and use metrics to track achievement.
The popularity of HSAs has exploded and roughly 30% of people within the workforce now have them.
Fifty-eight percent of bankers surveyed last year said they expect to begin using or increasing their use of reciprocal deposits promptly, due to the new S.2155 law provisions.
A tough trend facing community banks in 2019 is the loan vs. deposit funding and NIM squeeze.