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Banks Find Profits in SBA Niche
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May 23, 2012

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Banks Find Profits in the SBA Niche

By Elizabeth Whalen

When Bruce Lammers, chairman and CEO of Ridgestone Bank of Brookfield, Wis., met with a group of dentists about using a Small Business Administration loan rather than a conventional loan to finance an acquisition, the dentists said they perceived SBA lending as a very tedious process. Read more>>  
Comptroller Curry Discusses Operational Risk in the Banking System
Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry discussed operational risk facing national banks and federal savings associations during his speech to the Exchequer Club in Washington, D.C., on May 16, 2012. Read his speech>>
Video: Financial Institutions Move Toward Prepaid Cards
Prepaid cards Carrie Haley, vice president, prepaid issuer and program manager at MasterCard, speaks with Craig Fuller, CEO of TransCard, at Prepaid Expo USA 2012, on its Community Bank Program. Fuller explains that community financial institutions are becoming interested in issuing prepaid products and with this initiative, TransCard is creating Product Champions to educate business leaders within the institutions. Click here to view video>>
Green Leaf Award Open to All Banks

BankNews is accepting entries in the 2012 Green Leaf Awards, recognizing banks across the country helping their communities and the environment. Entries are divided into asset size, giving every bank an opportunity to be recognized. To enter or for more information, click here.
RDC and Community Banks
Remote deposit capture has been around for a few years now, primarily as a tool used by mid-sized and larger businesses for making check deposits. As technology has driven down the cost of scanners, however, smaller businesses have adopted RDC; and, in turn, smaller community financial institutions have responded by introducing RDC. Read more>>
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Consumers Prefer Online Banking to Traditional Branch Banking
More than half of consumers prefer to do their banking online and nearly half would do all of their banking online if they could. This was a key finding of the national consumer survey on retail banking trends conducted by Rosetta, an independent brand in the Publicis Groupe of global agencies and one of the nation's largest digital and direct interactive agencies. Read more>>
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