Stress Test for Rising Rates and Other Adverse Outcomes

  • May 10, 2016

Last year, the Federal Reserve finally pulled the trigger on its first interest rate hike in nearly a decade. The rate...

How to Defer Taxes on Sale of Business Equipment

  • May 8, 2016

written by Eric Lampe Under Code Sec. 1031, a taxpayer can make a tax-free exchange of property held for productive use...

FDIC Increases Review Scrutiny Over Cybersecurity Threats

  • May 4, 2016

written by Chris Griesemer Recently I had the opportunity to speak with an FDIC examiner about IT reviews and what is...

Congratulations to Melinda Thurman!

  • April 29, 2016

The Whitlock Company is proud to recognize Melinda Thurman for her recent award from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the...

New OCC Guidelines for Real Estate Transactions

  • March 8, 2016

written by Blair Groves When to get an appraisal and when to perform an evaluation? This recently issued interagency guidance from...

How Will the 2016 ACH Changes Affect Your Bank?

  • March 1, 2016

written by Kami Bailey Is your bank informed about the ACH rule updates and changes for 2016? Each year NACHA comes...

The Key of Having Sound Commercial Lending Policies

  • February 21, 2016

The financial crisis is getting smaller and smaller in the rear view mirror and now we see many lenders are beginning...

Handling Portfolio Credit Risk: Has Your Bank Defined Its Risk Appetite?

  • February 14, 2016

In their analysis of the root causes of the financial crisis, banking regulators determined that one of the main problems was...

IRS Budget Increase Aims to Improve Customer Service, Cybersecurity, and Curb Identity Theft

  • February 11, 2016

written by Olivia Tinkler After a challenging year of identity theft with the IRS, 2016 should be the start to many...