residential mortgage

Four Reasons for the 2007-08 Financial Crisis

August 29, 2016 | Jeff For Banks

A recent Bank Think post by ConnectOne Bank CEO Frank Sorrentino regarding restoring Glass-Steagall got me thinking about how far the debate has drifted from the root causes of the […]


Bankers: How Should It Be?

April 2, 2016 | Jeff For Banks

I have been sitting on an airport tarmac for 45 minutes. Twenty-first in line. Waiting for a re-route from the tower to avoid the rain drops. Such is the way […]


Uncle Sam: Get out of my house!

March 9, 2013 | Jeff For Banks

Freddie Mac posted a $4.5 billion fourth quarter profit. Fannie Mae did not yet report but made $1.8 billion in the third quarter. So our Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) are […]