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What Makes a Good Manager?

Even though taking on managerial duties often comes part and parcel with a promotion, not everyone is suited to it. Here are some steps community bankers can take to successfully identify, support and train future management staff.

By Bridget McCrea

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Independent Banker Wins 2023 Content Marketing Award

ICBA Independent Banker has been named a 2023 Content Marketing Awards winner in the “association publication” category. The Content Marketing Awards is the largest international content marketing awards program, recognizing and awarding the best content marketing projects, agencies and marketers in the industry each year.

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Payments & Tech

Charles Potts: Convening With the Spirit of More

Innovator Thomas Edison once said, “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” The message resonates, but the standout word for me is “more.” It signals the desire to not just explore a version of what has already been attempted, but also to take it to the next level.

By Charles Potts



Sharing the Load With Participation Loans

By Beth Mattson-Teig

The Lending Outlook for 2024

By Beth Mattson-Teig

Using Data to Boost Mortgage Lending

By Tom Groenfeldt

By Rachel Hatcher

Compliance & Risk

Compliance & Risk

Schooling Customers on Student Loan Fraud

By Elizabeth Judd

Compliance & Risk
Check Fraud: 3 Ways to Stop It in Its Tracks

By Colleen Morrison