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Banking With Interest

Jun 29, 2021

With housing prices at all-time highs, the auto market overheating and policymakers worrying about inflation, there are plenty of concerns about the state of the economy. Sayee Srinivasan, the new chief economist of the American Bankers Association, talks through the latest data and whether banks and consumers need to...


Jun 22, 2021

The banking industry is sitting on a record amount of deposits, but as post-pandemic life takes shape, many are arguing banks should be focused on retaining and attracting even more traditional, core deposits. Jeff Marsico, banking consultant, blogger and president of the Kafafian Group, makes the contrarian case for...


Jun 15, 2021

Sam Sidhu, incoming CEO of Customers Bancorp., explains his bank’s hybrid strategy of partnering with fintechs while also retaining a robust retail presence. Sidhu provides insights into the bank’s recent growth, its forays into block-chain based payments and AI-lending, and plans for the future.


Jun 8, 2021

Garry Reeder, the CEO of the newly formed American Fintech Council, discusses the big questions confronting members including the impact of a possible repeal of the OCC’s true lender rule, whether fintechs should have their own charter and if they should be subject to the Community Reinvestment Act.


Jun 1, 2021

Bill Briggs, a top official at the Small Business Administration during the creation and administration of the Payment Protection Program, talks about its impact, legacy and how banks and businesses can build on its momentum.