Feb 24, 2023
With rising rates for CDs, and a competitive deposit market, should your CFI pursue brokered deposits? We weigh the advantages of brokered deposits against their risks.
Jan 23, 2023
Some CFIs are finding that rising interest rates are causing their current calculated asset levels to show up as negative under the tangible capital rule used by Federal Home Loan Bank. Financial organizations across the country are asking for relief.
Jan 20, 2023
The federal government is investing more than $8.28B in community development financial institutions and minority depository institutions through the Emergency Capital Investment Program. See how your CDFI or MDI can benefit before the application deadline Jan. 31.
Aug 17, 2022
The Federal Reserve just concluded its annual capital adequacy annual stress test with 33 participating banks. While regulators don’t require CFIs to run stress tests to assess their capital adequacy, the federal banking supervisory agencies indicate that they should have the capacity to analyze the potential impact of adverse outcomes, and particularly encourage this for CFIs with CRE portfolios. We provide four steps to help form the foundation of an effective capital planning process.
Dec 17, 2019
The EGRRCPA has redefined what counts as a small bank holding company. It raises the asset threshold from $1B to $3B. Is this something to consider?
Dec 6, 2019
In releasing the final rule, the federal regulators said 85% of community banks should be able to qualify for the new CBLR ratio rules. Does this include your bank?
Nov 26, 2019
Private equity firms are loaded up with investment capital in search of deals. Could this be an opportunity for your institution?
Nov 22, 2019
Do you know how to deal with an unsolicited offer? We provide tips to help.
Nov 20, 2019
Big Data may help you with your capital development operations. We provide you with a few ideas.
Nov 14, 2019
Community banks can raise capital by utilizing Regulation A, which exempts companies from having to register public offerings with the SEC under certain circumstances. Could this work for your institution?
Oct 4, 2019
The Fed has cut rates more for EBA than the fed funds target rate. This is a good time to get a higher return.