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March 13, 2019

Community Banks Brace for Challenging Year

For community bankers, 2018 was a downward march, culminating in a new low for the Bank Experience Index.  The index, which gauges access to capital, loan […]
November 1, 2018

Weakening Credit Conditions Put Mortgage Lending at Risk

Credit ratings agency, Moody’s Investors Service, just released a report citing deterioration in overall loan quality in the mortgage lending market.  The analysts there think the […]
August 20, 2015

Mobile Payments Are Not Replacing Cash

The rise of mobile payments has had only a narrow impact on the use of cash, according to a new report from the ATM Industry Association […]
February 1, 2011

What Causes Businesses to Fail?

Statistics from the Small Business Administration (SBA) show that “two-thirds of new employer establishments survive at lease two years, and 44 percent survive at least four […]