Jeff For Banks

Banks Should Avoid Rabbit Holes

*This post was originally published on Jeff4Banks.com on November 7, 2021* We have much work to do, little resources to get it done, and a short time to make it […]


Build Your Own Bankers

*This post originally appeared on Jeff4Banks.com on October 23, 2021* A colleague is working with a nearby college to develop a curriculum for a banking minor. They asked us to […]


Bank Customers Lose Real Money

*This post originally appeared in Jeff4Banks.com on October 7, 2021* You worked hard, saved money, and reduced or eliminated debt. You’ve been conservative, preferring the stability and security of bank […]


How To Get Off The Hot Rate Ferris Wheel

I recently spoke at the DCI Annual Users Conference and the ABA Bank Marketing Conference about, among other things, how bankers can get off the the “hot rate” kick. I […]


Bankers Automate! With This Asterisk

Last week the Virginia Bankers’ Association had a futurist at their annual convention. Among other things, he predicted that the pandemic induced, government supported prolonged labor shortage will accelerate the […]


Community Banking According to Andy

I enjoy Twitter because of the relationship threads I have maintained, the good-natured jabbing among friends, and keeping abreast of news I would not otherwise read. One of my tweeps […]


Bankers: 7 Questions to Determine If You Have a Strategic CFO

Ajit Kambil of the consulting firm Deloitte, in one of their Perspectives articles, asked seven essential questions to determine if the reader was or has a strategic CFO. I thought it provided […]


Bank Customers’ Lifetime Value

*This article was originally published on jeff4banks.com on July 3, 2021*   Who are your target customers? Answer: XYZ Why are they your target customers? Answer: They are our most […]


Banking’s Execution Imperative

**This article originally appeared in Jeff4Banks.com on June 19, 2021.**   Announcer: Spain had 85% possession against Sweden and did not score. The strategy drawn up by the Spanish side […]


Excess Liquidity, Low Rates, and Branching. My Answers to Jeff Davis’ Questions

**This video blog was originally posted on Jeff4Banks.com on May 13, 2021.** S&P Global Market Intelligence Principal Analyst Nathan Stovall recently interviewed Mercer Capital’s Jeff Davis on the Street Talk podcast regarding the thorny banking issues […]