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...

High Volatility Commercial Real Estate (HVCRE) loans

New Regulatory Requirements May Affect Your Commercial Real Estate Loan Profitability

  • August 5, 2016

It has been more than a year since the increased risk weighting requirements for High Volatility Commercial Real Estate (HVCRE) loans...

data backup for your bank

Data Backup: Is Your Bank Prepared for Disaster?

  • August 3, 2016

The largest concern is the loss of critical data that could result from a natural or man-made disaster. Therefore, it’s important...

GAO Report Examines Impact of Dodd-Frank Rules

  • May 14, 2016

written by Blair Groves Late last year, the General Accounting Office (GAO) conducted a required regulatory analysis to determine the impact...