mortgage profitability

Does fee income hedge banks and credit unions from spread swings?

May 25, 2013 | Jeff For Banks

The drum is starting to beat again for fee income in the minds of banking executives and in financial institution strategy sessions. This week I heard “hedge” against interest rate […]


Mortgage Banking: How profitable should it be?

July 14, 2012 | Uncategorized

I recently spoke to an old friend that is a bank equity research analyst and asked him how his coverage universe was doing with second quarter earnings. He said his […]


Let’s retake the mortgage market!

January 28, 2012 | Uncategorized

Community financial institutions are grappling with the recent and pending mortgage rules. We fear the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) and government’s tendency to fire a bazooka at an ant, […]