CECL and Comprehensive Loan Analytics Survey Results

CECL and Comprehensive Loan Analytics Survey Results

Mark H. Smith, Inc. recently conducted a survey on CECL and Comprehensive Loan Analytics. This was a follow-up survey to the CECL survey we conducted earlier in the year (see previous CECL survey results here). This survey was designed to assess Mark H. Smith, Inc....
Strategic Planning Season

Strategic Planning Season

There is a time and season for many events. At our house, we have a birthday season because a majority of my family have birthdays grouped into two consecutive months. There are other seasons such as school starting, spring, or the holidays. As we enter the 4th...
Expanded Review Topics For ALCO

Expanded Review Topics For ALCO

Have the ALCO minutes for your interest rate risk reviews started to feel a little stale? It’s important to keep in mind that even though interest rate risk analysis can seem monotonous, especially during flat interest rate environments, it’s an important monitoring...
Economic Summary

Economic Summary

The second estimate of the U.S. GDP annualized growth rate for the second quarter of 2017 was 3.0%. This was a much sharper increase than expected and a significant increase over the first quarter annualized growth rate of 1.2%. This was the highest annualized growth...