The Daily Dividend: FMS Publications

News, notes and insights from around the industry

APRIL 11, 2017
Extra! Extra! New FMS Update now available!
By Hilary Collins, Assistant, Research and Publications, Financial Managers Society

FMS UpdateThe new issue of FMS Update is hot off the presses, and it contains:

An insightful Q&A on the relationship between financial institutions and big data – the good and the bad – with Haberfeld Associates VP Bryan Easley   

A look at the damage aggressive sales practices are doing to the financial industry – and how to solve the problem 

An examination of the state of enterprise risk management – what the industry is doing, and what it should be doing more of 

All of this, plus a Member Spotlight on Johnny Carrozza, FMS Board Member and EVP/CFO of Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust, is available in this issue of FMS Update.
 

MARCH 28, 2017
Extra! Extra! New FMS Update now available!
By Mark Loehrke, Editor, Financial Managers Society

FMS UpdateAssuming the paperboy didn’t pitch it into your front bushes, be sure to check out the latest issue of FMS Update for these great stories:

A look at a recent Deloitte survey examining the big concerns of the big banks as they get ready for big changes under CECL   

A review of key succession planning tips to keep in mind as your institution looks ahead for its next generation of leaders  

A roundup of the impressive numbers for community banks and credit unions in the fourth quarter of 2016 

All of these stories, plus a Q&A with Kimberly Anderson from UniBank for Savings in the Member Spotlight, are available in today’s issue. Enjoy!

MARCH 13, 2017
Reading Shelf: Digital Lending
By Mark Loehrke, Editor, Financial Managers Society

Is your institution prepared to compete in a world that continues to go more and more digital?

In The Financial and Service Opportunities of Digital Lending Technology for Community Institutions, his new piece for FMS Perspectives, Jeffrey Harper from BSG Financial Group argues that being truly prepared means having the ability to meet consumers on their terms when it comes to loans – that is, the speed and convenience of a digital lending platform. 

Because if they can’t get that speed and convenience from their community institution, chances are they’ll be looking elsewhere.

MARCH 7, 2017
Extra! Extra! New FMS Update now available!
By Mark Loehrke, Editor, Financial Managers Society

FMS UpdateBe sure to check out the latest issue of FMS Update for:

 A deeper dive with Deb Donaldson into the best practices, regulatory expectations and common mistakes in IRR modeling she covered in her recent FMS webinar

 A look at the renewed regulatory scrutiny surrounding sales practices and incentive compensation

  An introduction to FMStv, our new online video portal

 A roundup of recent additions to our library of white papers and Perspectives articles. 

All of these stories, plus a Q&A with Greg Mills from Elements Credit Union in the Member Spotlight, are available in today's issue.
 

FEBRUARY 28, 2017
Tune In!
By Autumn Wolfer, Director, Marketing and Membership, Financial Managers Society

FMStv EpisodeFormer FCC chairman Newton Minow may have once famously described television as “a vast wasteland,” but then old Newt hadn’t had a chance to check out FMStv way back in 1961. Here in 2017, FMStv joins the ranks of exciting new FMS resources and benefits, including this blog, FMS Plus and the Community Bank Investment Index.

This online digital education portal is a brand new way to stay up to date on the latest industry topics and solutions with commentary and analysis from leading experts in their respective fields, and is now on the air with its very first episode on the proud history and bright future of FMS. FMStv is accessible via desktop, tablet or smartphone, allowing you to tune in wherever and whenever it’s convenient. Videos will be added throughout the year, and will be searchable by category, topic, company and solution as the library grows.

So tune in to FMStv today – we’re sure you’ll find it to be anything but a vast wasteland. And if you’re looking for an affordable way to showcase your company’s thought leadership on industry-relevant topics, be sure to get in touch for information on how to get on the air on FMStv.   




FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Extra! Extra! New FMS Update now available!
By Mark Loehrke, Editor, Financial Managers Society

FMS UpdateBe sure to check out the latest issue of FMS Update for: 

 A Q&A with Robert Perry of ALM First on hedging interest rate risk

 A preview of The FMS Forum 2017 in Las Vegas

 A look at the results of a recent study on banking customers’ attitudes toward banking technology

 A wrap-up of recent movement on the FMS Board

All of these stories, plus a sit-down with Marshall Community Credit Union CFO Julie Zink in the Member Spotlight, are available in today’s issue. Enjoy!

 

FEBRUARY 15, 2017
Reading Shelf: ALLL and More
By Mark Loehrke, Editor, Financial Managers Society

In his new Perspectives piece Analyzing Your institution’s Portfolio Risk Within Your ALLL, Jamie Buzzerio of Sageworks outlines four ways that institutions can use their existing allowance-calculation data to better understand the risk in their portfolio and provide even more risk intelligence.

Give it a read, and while you’re browsing the FMS Perspectives reading shelf be sure to check out some of our other recent additions.  






Contributors


Mark Loehrke
Editor and Director, Publications and Research
Email: mloehrke@FMSinc.org 



Danielle Holland
President/CEO
Email: dholland@FMSinc.org 



Autumn Wolfer
Director, Membership and Marketing
Email: awolfer@FMSinc.org


Hilary Collins
Assistant, Publications and Research
Email: hcollins@FMSinc.org