Though it is unclear how far the Federal Reserve might go, or when it might act, there is a growing consensus that interest rates will start to come down later this year.
We made the case in a recent blog that banks and credit unions should take a closer look at their consumer lending strategies. With $32 billion of volume in 2023, there has been no shortage of opportunity, spanning existing and prospective customers.
Bank Director’s Acquire or Be Acquired Conference remains a prime-time event for understanding the ever-evolving dynamics in the banking industry (beyond the prominent M&A theme) and copious amounts of networking. Over the four-day conference, there were more than 2,000 attendees this year – and the SRM contingent did its best to connect with as many industry pros as possible.