The Corner Office to the Storefront
COMMUNITY BANKS USE A WIDE RANGE OF OUTSIDE EXPERTISE TO CONDUCCT VARIOUS INTERNAL STRATEGIC ANALYSES AS WELL AS DELIVER A DIVERSE MENU OF HIGHLY VISIBLE CUSTOMER PRODUCTS. THIS MONTH'S TOOL SHOP FEATURES BOTH BEHIND-THE-SCENES AND FRONTLINE SOLUTIONS THAT MAY HELP COMMUNITY BANKS.
Multifamily Loan Pool Program
GREEN PARK FINANCIAL AND J.S. WATKINS PARTNERS
Two companies launched a joint venture to offer a loan pool purchase program for multifamily housing loans. Ggreen Park Financial and J.S. Watkins Partners, both of Bethesda, Md., are purchasing pools of multifamily housing loans under $150 million, which will be aggregated for resale to Fannie Mae.
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Retail Consumer Remote Deposit
GOLDLEAF FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS
Goldleaf Financial Ssolutions Iinc., an ICBA Preferred Service Pprovider of payment processing solutions, has introduced a remote deposit capture solution designed for small-volume transaction retail consumers. Sierra Xpedite Retail Remote Deposit is geared to consumers, micro businesses and small businesses, the company said. Tthe system is adapted for flatbed scanning devices that many consumers and small businesses already have and use.
Branching Expansion Analysis System
Level 5 introduced a diagnostic tool that helps financial institutions make more informed branch expansion decisions. Ffinancial Iinstitution Ttool compiles and analyzes market data, including trend analysis and banking consumer forecasting models, to help banks make strategic decisions about geographic expansion and new markets.
Mobile Banking Functions Grow
Expanded mobile banking transaction functionality such as mobile funds transfers and bill pay are part of an upgraded mobile banking application from Ffirethorn Hholdings. Tthe company's upgrade includes marketing features that allow consumers to track rewards, customize their mobile banking services and receive targeted marketing messages, all on their mobile device.
Environmental Sustainability Calculator
GreenProfit Ssolutions provides Carbon Calculator software which estimates the carbon footprint for a business. …