What are Bankers’ Top Priorities for 2024?

By Allison Maddock, CSI To find out how bankers will confront challenges associated with a changing technology landscape, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, financial crimes and more, Kentucky-based CSI, a leader in the fintech and regtech industries, surveyed banking executives from across the nation about their strategies and priorities for 2024. The survey results spotlight the challenges … Read more

Texas Banks Touted in Forbes’ List of the ‘Best Banks in the World 2023’

Forbes has released its fifth annual list of the “World’s Best Banks,” with numerous banks headquartered and/or doing business in Texas making the cut. Of the 75 banks based in the U.S., at least 16 of them operate in the Lone Star State. San Antonio-based USAA Federal Savings Bank topped the list of U.S.-based banks. … Read more

For 13th Consecutive Year, J.D. Power Ranks Frost Bank Highest in Texas Retail Banking Customer Satisfaction

For the 13th consecutive year, Frost Bank has received the highest ranking in customer satisfaction in Texas, according to the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Retail Banking Satisfaction Study. The study ranked banks doing business in Texas, including regional and large banks. With an overall satisfaction index score of 755—89 points higher than the Texas region average—Frost … Read more

Two Texas Community Banks Included in Independent Banker’s ‘Best Community Banks to Work For’ in 2021

Independent Banker magazine published its list of the 2021 “Best Community Banks to Work For” in its December issue. Five community banks across the U.S. made the list, each according to the bank’s asset size, and two of the five are headquartered in Texas: Corsicana-based Community Bank & Trust of Texas and Gainesville-based First State … Read more

A Review of the 2021 Paycheck Protection Program

The 2021 release of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), which was signed into law on December 27, 2020. The new release of the program arrived at the right time, as the health of small businesses had deteriorated toward the end of 2020. In this report, we first … Read more

Let Me Tell You a Story

Let me tell you a story. It’s not my story, but it is one I seem to be hearing a lot these days: The world of financial services is changing. It is changing fast. Everything is shifting overnight. Even while you sleep, someone is getting a leg up on you. As a banker, you are … Read more