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Feb 24, 2015
A $29 Million Bet On Banking Software
Only in its third year of operation, banking SaaS firm nCino just announced it’s raised $29 million to help expand its reach and hire about 75 new people....

Feb 23, 2015
US Senate to Hold Fed Reform Hearing on March 3-Aide
WASHINGTON — The Senate Banking committee is expected to hold a hearing next week on reforms aimed at the Federal Reserve, a Senate aide said on Monday,...

Feb 11, 2015
Here's Why Global Debt Will Not Crush Us All
A contrarian puts a more positive spin on the numbers than McKinsey's blockbuster report indicated

Feb 06, 2015
Is This Banking 2.0? Number26 Launches
I’ve written in the past about Banking 2.0, a general term that is used to describe a new way of banking that takes all of the advances in connectivity,...

Feb 04, 2015
Wells Fargo Custoers Can Cash Out Rewards at A.T.M.s
With mobile payment options increasingly available to consumers, the automated teller machine might seem like an anachronism. Who needs cash when you...

Feb 09, 2015
Is Your Bank CEO a Digital Alien?
Today’s banks must be able to market to so-called digital natives — twenty-somethings who grew up with computers in the house, phones in their pockets,...

Jul 23, 2014
How to Easily Switch from a Big Bank to a Community Bank
If you've gotten to the point where you’re at the end of your rope with a big bank and have been considering switching to a local bank, we want to tell...

FDIC boss visits Wausau to discuss banking regulations
River Valley Bank President and CEO Todd Nagel said one of his bank's fastest-growing departments is the regulatory and compliance department. It's...

Apr 23, 2014
Switch to Community's Eric Morse to Present at AMIBA Conference
We are excited to announce that Eric Morse will be speaking at AMIBA’s 2014 Go Local Grow Local conference May 8th-10th.

Mar 25, 2014
Switch to Community Tweets with the ICBA Community Banking Live
Thanks to all those who tweeted and helped us be a part of the action – It was great to “meet” many of the great minds in community banking!
by Edward Morneau

Mar 01, 2015
Is the Government Mandating Incompetent Banking?
For years, I heard from my friends in the banking industry that the government was requiring them to make bad loans. They could stand it, on account...


Feb 23, 2015
How Dirty Money Gets Into Banks
An estimated $2 trillion of illicit capital from criminals, pirates, and even terrorists makes its way into financial institutions annually. What can...


Feb 10, 2015
Nascar Hall of Fame Leaves Charlotte Home With Bank Debt
Charlotte, where almost 30,000 people make a living off Nascar auto races, would seem the perfect place for a museum honoring driving legends such as...


Feb 09, 2015
Justice Department Is Seeking Felony Pleas by Big Banks in Foreign Currency Inquiry
The Justice Department is pushing some of the biggest banks on Wall Street — including, for the first time in decades, American institutions — to plead...


Feb 01, 2015
As Regulators Focus on Culture, Wall Street Struggles to Define It
“Culture” is the buzzword of the moment at banks—and a puzzle that regulators and Wall Street firms are wrestling to solve.