CECL is Coming – Is Your Bank Ready for This Seismic Shift?

  • October 17, 2018

Historically, banks have based credit loss reserves on the amount of loan losses they’ve incurred in the past. However, this will...

The impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on charitable giving

  • October 15, 2018

written by Ray Moncrieffe 1,571,056. That’s the number of tax-exempt organizations in the United States, according to the National Center for...

Why your startup should outsource its accounting

  • October 12, 2018

written by David Myers Editorial originally appeared in Startland News. Batman had Robin. Sherlock Holmes had Dr. John Watson. Captain Kirk had...

Whitlock Company growth leads to two new partners, 9 additional promotions

  • September 18, 2018

Springfield, Mo. – The Whitlock Company is proud to announce the promotion of 11 employees to leadership positions, including two as...

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What You Need to Know about the New 20% Deduction

  • August 29, 2018

written by Ray Moncrieffe The IRS issued proposed regulations regarding the qualified trade or business income deduction which was enacted by...


The Impact of Amortized Goodwill to your Borrowers

  • August 22, 2018

written by Kami Bailey As you review the financial statements of small business borrowers, you may now see goodwill amortized on...


Loan Underwriting Standards – Is It Time to Perform A Reality Check?

  • August 19, 2018

written by Kami Bailey The economic recovery that began in the summer of 2009 passed another significant milestone in April when...


Attracting Low-Cost Core Deposits

  • August 16, 2018

written by Kami Bailey Over the past decade, mainly due to the financial crisis, banks have enjoyed lots of liquidity and...

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What You Need to Know

  • August 3, 2018

written by Jennifer Cochran In five months, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) goes into effect. TCJA, which...