Banks and Credit Unions

Canadian Small Businesses and Their Banking Relationships

The Story:  Data from J.D. Power finds that small businesses in Canada report a higher level of satisfaction with their ...
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Community Banking

Growth Opportunity for Community Banks and Credit Unions in Small Business Lending

The Story: Although the pandemic brought many small businesses to community financial institutions through the PPP program, those same banks ...
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Banking

Small Business Owners Bullish About Business and Their Banking Relationships

Data from the National Federation of Independent Business finds small business owners more likely to look local when choosing a ...
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American Banker

How Banks Support Consumers and Companies in an Economic Recovery

Financial institutions provide programs for small-dollar loans and business banking solutions  Even as key economic indicators show signs of strength ...
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69 percent of adults who say its important to bank with a local financial institution.
Banking

Community Banking Gets High Marks in Favorability

The Story: A recent Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) survey of 10,000 Americans finds a significant majority recognize the ...
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16% of women-owned small businesses that receive conventional business loans
Banking

Women-Owned Small Businesses Provide Growth Opportunities for Lenders

The Story: Nearly four out of ten small businesses in the U.S. are owned by women. However, data shows that ...
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Banking Industry

From Business to Banking, New Initiatives Seek Equity for Women

Financial institutions introduce new banking programs designed to back the growth of women-owned small businesses and provide diverse and inclusive staffing to ...
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American Banker

Support for Citizens: The View of Community Banking from the Outside

How community financial institutions are creating new connections and new opportunities For all the sector’s pandemic challenges over the last ...
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