What You Need to Know About the New Lease Accounting Standard

  • November 20, 2016

A decade after efforts first got underway to change lease accounting standards under GAAP, new guidance for lease accounting has finally...

Are Marketplace Loans a Threat or Opportunity?

  • November 13, 2016

Fintech companies are becoming a disruptive force in the financial services industry. Nowhere is this more apparent than in small business...

How the Rise of Fintech Could Affect Your Bank

  • November 7, 2016

written by Josh Beaird “Fintech” has received a lot of attention lately, but many people are not sure exactly what it...

Five (more) Ways to Grow Your Loan Portfolio

  • October 30, 2016

written by Blair Groves This is our second article about growing your loan portfolio. Click here to read article one. Community...

Recap of the 2016 Allinial Global Financial Institutions Forum

  • October 2, 2016

written by Josh Beaird The annual Allinial Global Financial Institutions Forum took place July 28-29. The Whitlock Company is a member...

Tax Credit Lending part 3: Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

  • September 26, 2016

written by Blair Groves In part one and two we covered the basics of historic rehabilitation projects, what properties qualify and...

Tax Credit Lending part 2: Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits

  • September 19, 2016

written by Blair Groves In part one we reviewed the basics of historic rehabilitation and the importance of understanding ownership structure....

Tax Credit Lending part 1: The Basics of Historic Rehabilitation and Low-Income Housing

  • September 15, 2016

written by Blair Groves As competition increases, and community banks search for more lending opportunities, financing tax credit projects for developers...

Current Expected Credit Loss CECL standard

Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) Standard – It’s Real this Time

  • August 7, 2016

Since the end of the financial crisis, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has been working on a new standard to...