MARCH 30, 2018
Following up on forward
By Hilary Collins, Specialist, Publications and Research, Financial Managers Society
By now, your copy of the
March/April issue of FMS forward is likely well-worn, so here
are a few follow-up readings for fresh insight into some of the hot topics we covered.
If you enjoyed The War on Deposits,
our deep dive into the competition for deposits, check out this recent
article from the Financial Times. It shows that even the biggest US banks
are struggling as interest rates rise. Many of these big banks are no longer
sure that their rock-bottom rates will retain retail depositors and they’re
pumping money into digital banking arms that could offer more attractive rates.
If you enjoyed Spoiler Alert, an exploration of the
importance of FTP, sign up for next week’s webinar, “How
to Increase Profitability through FTP.” On Wednesday, April 4, you’ll get
to hear straight from David Green, managing director of The Exequor Group, what
FTP can do for your institution.
If you enjoyed Building a Dream Team, our look at
how find and keep top talent in a hot job market, here’s a look at how
the job market is likely to affect the mortgage market. In this interview
with Michael Fratantoni, the chief economist for the Mortgage Bankers
Association, he opines about interest rates and how strong he expects the
housing market to be.