How to best avoid a cyber attack

How to best avoid a cyber attack

If we’ve learned anything from the recent Facebook/Cambridge Analytica debacle that affected 87 million people, it’s this: our personal data is ripe for the picking. Mitigating cyber security risks should rank at [...]

The value of validating the negotiated contract

The value of validating the negotiated contract

Are you a go-getter, confident in your skills and rarely delegating the big, important tasks to ensure they’re done correctly? I respect that. I have met a lot of talented people with the do-it-yourself [...]

Human Capital: How highly do you value your people?

Human Capital: How highly do you value your people?

With technology invading every aspect of daily work, from card processing to online banking to social media strategies, it has become all too easy to overlook your financial institution’s greatest asset — its people. Your [...]

Has the CFPB’S mission changed?

Has the CFPB’S mission changed?

With the recent release of its five-year strategic plan, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) leadership has reinforced the Bureau’s plan “to fulfill its statutory responsibilities, but go no further,” according to Acting Director Mick [...]

Optimize your growth in 2018

Optimize your growth in 2018

Buoyed by on-going economic recovery, low unemployment, increased consumer confidence and possible reduction in regulatory activity, the stage is set for banks to grow in 2018. According to industry reports growth will continue to be [...]

Make 2018 the year you stop overpaying vendors

Make 2018 the year you stop overpaying vendors

You’re closing out the year, reflecting on things still on your To-Do List while actively planning and pursuing 2018 projects and goals. That one pesky, seemingly monstrous task glares at you day after day, [...]