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5 Common Lending Challenges and How Lending Software Can Help

Abrigo

Credit and Lending Software Overcome Common Lending Problems Banks and credit unions that leverage an integrated lending and credit platform reap the benefits of a consistent, efficient and defensible lending program. Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

The ultimate guide to banking in the metaverse

Accenture

When Neal Stephenson coined the term “metaverse” in his 1992 science-fiction novel, Snow Crash, he could hardly have foreseen that the phrase would be everywhere by late 2021.

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Lawmakers seek to cancel card fee increases

Payments Dive

Four members of Congress are suddenly pushing Visa and Mastercard to cancel the credit card "swipe" fee increases they planned to impose this month. The lawmakers cited inflation and a lack of competition in the card industry

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How The Babe Can Improve Risk Mitigation At Your Bank

South State Correspondent

It was 102 years ago, almost to the day, that Babe Ruth hit his first home run as a Yankee against his previous team, the Boston Red Sox. That hit launched a juggernaut that not only changed baseball but changed the view of both team building and risk mitigation.

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The Non-QM Market Experiences a Remarkable Comeback: Check Out the Industry Guide

As the commercial lending market evolves, non-QM loans are becoming increasingly popular. Check out this eBook for a detailed look at the benefits of non-QM loans, how to maneuver your way through, and what the future may bring.

XBRL News about swaps, ESG reports and Auditchain

Daily Fintech

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week.

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2022's restaurant payment tech push includes QR codes, kiosks

Payments Dive

From QR codes to advanced mobile apps and robots, restaurants are planning to adopt more technology within their operations — including payments — in the year ahead

Fed Chair Powell Joins Hawkish Sweepstakes

South State Correspondent

Fed Chair Powell Joins Hawkish Sweepstakes. We mentioned earlier that it seems each Fed official is trying to out-hawk the other and Fed Chair Powell has joined that competition.

Cybersecurity litigation remains growing concern facing financial institutions

Banking Exchange

Financial institutions increasingly feel more vulnerable to cybersecurity-related disputes as compared to other industries Risk Management Cyberfraud/ID Theft Compliance/Regulatory Compliance Management Operational Risk Security Compliance Feature3 Financial Research Feature Duties. 1Risk Managemen

Banks capture cloud value with talent and culture

Accenture

This blog series began with a look at some of the challenges facing banks on their journey to cloud. This post focuses on a necessary shift for banks to maximize the value from their cloud migration: changing the bank’s culture.

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How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

Waiting for action on hidden cross-border fees

Payments Dive

An executive with the cross-border payments company Wise Payments calls on the federal government to expose the hidden fees buried in international remittance transactions

Fed Speakers Continue to Explore Hawkish Frontier

South State Correspondent

Fed Speakers Continue to Explore Hawkish Frontier. We mentioned on Monday with a light week of economic information the trading will be driven mostly by Fed speakers trying to out-hawk the other. So far, we haven’t been disappointed. Reliably quote-worthy St.

This Week in Fintech ending 22 April

Daily Fintech

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives.

To solve business needs, set your bank’s data free

Accenture

In the first post in this series on data-driven mastery in banking Four ways data can improve banks’ bottom line, I discussed the many ways that data can help a bank’s bottom line.

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Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

Customer experience has become a key differentiator. Learn how to launch your digital transformation by incorporating two customer experience trends into your digital transformation strategy: self-service & personalization.

Palm pay hits more Whole Foods stores

Payments Dive

The grocery chain added Amazon One technology, which lets users pay with their palm prints, to a newly opened store in Austin, Texas, this week and plans to bring it to six other area locations in the coming weeks

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Fee Income In Lending Is Crucial For Banks

South State Correspondent

Historically, community banks have relied on net interest margin (NIM) instead of fee income to drive return on equity (ROE). In contrast, larger banks have emphasized non-interest income rather than NIM to boost ROE and revenue.

Alt Lending Week Ended 22nd April 2022

Daily Fintech

“doom loop” of debt risks defaults, says IMF The IMF is worried about the risk of defaults in emerging markets as well it should do. One of the legacies of COVID is that emerging market’s debt has risen to 67% of GDP, low by Western standards but still an increase of a not insignificant […].

5 ways payments can support the travel industry

Accenture

Few industries have faced more disruption over the past two years than travel.

A Comprehensive Guide to Construction Loan Issues for the Commercial Loan Market

Understand how to mitigate risk & protect the interest of all parties with this exclusive, must-have guide outlining important issues for commercial construction lending & best practices.

Robinhood's acquisition of crypto firm puts UK, Europe in its sights

Payments Dive

The purchase of Ziglu, which is in the good graces of the Financial Conduct Authority, marks the second attempt by the stock-trading app to broach the U.K. market. Terms of the deal were not disclosed Tuesday

Examining Bond Portfolio Trends: First Quarter 2022

South State Correspondent

Examining Bond Portfolio Trends: First Quarter 2022. Beginning in May 2012, we started tracking portfolio trends of our bond accounting customers here at the Correspondent Division of SouthState Bank. At present, we account for over 130 client portfolios with a combined book value of $12.9

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Global cash flow analysis – common mistakes & helpful hints

Abrigo

Avoid common mistakes in your global cash flow analysis Get proficient in your global cash flow analysis efforts. You might also like this webinar on assessing global cash flow. WATCH. Takeaway 1 Consolidate business and personal accounts.

Maritime industry navigates rising digitalization tides

Daily Fintech

Be it the Ever Given episode in the Suez Canal or the 100+ ships waiting off LA/Long Beach or fears that the supply chain crisis would perturb Christmas, shipping has seldom been so much in the public eye. Maritime tech has seen unprecedented activity over the past year, with a surge in deals.

CMBS Lending on the Rise: Uncover 10 Common Myths of Securitized Lending

CMBS Lending is an established and growing industry that is, once again, rising to the top as a significant source of permanent loan financing. Learn the truth about CMBS lending and why it might be the best financing solution.

Stem raises $20M to streamline music industry payments

Payments Dive

Startup Stem Disintermedia, which aims to bring its financial payout tools to a broader sector of the music industry, lured investments from merchant payments player Block and the major fintech venture firm QED Investors to fuel its growth

Light News Week Leaves Focus on Fed Speak

South State Correspondent

Light News Week Leaves Focus on Fed Speak. There’s not much on tap this week in the way of first-tier economic data so the focus will be on Fed Speak. This is the last week for Fed officials to speak before going into their quiet period prior to the May 4 FOMC meeting. The first to speak is St.

Is the U.S. Keeping Up in the Digital Asset Space?

Abrigo

Innovation is key in the world of decentralized currencies The United States will have to be creative to stay competitive globally as digital assets enter the mainstream. Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

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What’s holding back a successful move to the cloud?

Accenture

When you’re immersed in the cloud world, it’s easy to sound off about all the advantages awaiting banks that make the move. But banks’ journey to cloud has faced its share of challenges and setbacks.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.