strategic bets

Bankers: Hunker or Pounce?

Unprecedented times. How many of our borrowers on forbearance can begin making payments? What provision do we make this quarter? How do we justify it? What will our constituencies think […]


Bankers and Strategic Bets. A Slow Embrace.

March 3, 2018 | Jeff For Banks

There are a lot of crazy ideas out there in banking causing us to think… “remember when such and such ridiculous idea was the new craze?” And we would laugh, […]


Will “Plain Vanilla” Kill Community Banking?

January 27, 2011 | Jeff For Banks

I was at a strategic planning retreat a few weeks back where a colleague lauded the concept of bankers getting back to plain vanilla community banking. I hear and read […]