Online Training Newsletter – June 2023

Jun 21, 2023
New reporting features have been added based on your feedback. The following changes have been made to the Learning Management System.

The Cost of Raising a Family

Jun 16, 2023
Dreaming about what life will look like with a little one — or a few kiddos — is filled with anticipation, wonder, excitement and a healthy dose of uncertainty. One aspect of life that’s certain to be impacted when growing a family is your finances.

How much does it cost to ‘adult’ today?

Jun 16, 2023
Growing up, you probably dreamed about those key milestones to come in your life: launching your career, having a family, and settling into a home. But those dreams come with price tags, which can force you to adjust your goals to align with the size of your bank account.

How community banks can combat the rise of check fraud

Jun 12, 2023
In recent years, community banks across the nation have seen a drastic rise in check fraud. To compound the issue, many community banks are faced with challenges getting funds reimbursed from the banks of first deposit and are left to reimburse affected customers even when the community banks aren’t liable for the fraud.

The future of banking: How AI is revolutionizing operations

Jun 6, 2023
Artificial intelligence tools such as ChatGPT—though many are still nascent—are rapidly shifting the landscape in numerous industries, including the financial institutions space.

Buyers of U.S. debt come in many shapes and sizes.

Jun 6, 2023
I think we can all agree that there has been plenty to be concerned about in the last, say, five years. Some are environmental issues, some are social and, for community bankers, plenty are economic.

Commercial Real Estate Concerns in Your Portfolio

Jun 6, 2023
Commercial real estate is a hot topic right now. The perception of increasing risk within the banking system surrounding real estate loans is prevalent. This might be an area within your bank that you will want to look at closely right now to catch any early warning signs of any deterioration.

Community Banks Flock to ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator as Program Reaches Peak Capacity

May 30, 2023
They say, "success begets success" and in the case of the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator program this timeless belief holds true. Before we even hit the halfway point on our fifth accelerator program, which kicked off on April 24, we found out that we’d reached capacity for both in-person and virtual bank visits.

A Look Inside a Top-Performing Bank — with Sushil Patel of State Bank

May 25, 2023
In this episode, Patel tells host Charles Potts why this immigrant-founded community bank has thrived by cornering the hospitality lending market and capitalizing on its leaders’ and board members’ own experience in the hotel industry.

Online Training Newsletter – May 2023

May 24, 2023
We are pleased to announce that beginning with the next subscription term, we will be changing the subscription term for the Standard and Custom Plans and the Bank Compliance Bundle. What does this mean for you?