Security at Your Community Bank

Managing Security for Your Community Bank is Another Opportunity for Service Money laundering and fraud can be a problem for any size of bank. However, reports show that community banks may become a target for money launderers because they may perceive that a smaller bank may allocate security resources in different ways than a larger […]

Secrets to Attracting Talent to Your Community Bank

A Community Bank Can Boost Culture and Community Bringing the right candidates for employment to your community bank is important for your company culture. While many new hires may come from within your community itself, data shows that larger numbers of candidates are seeking positions for a “change of pace” and finding these opportunities through […]

Changing Trends in Farm Loans and How Small Banks Can Support Farmers

Small Banks Are an Important Resource For Farmers If you’re seeing changes among your local farmers’ loan needs, you’re not alone. Whether they’re avoiding debt to keep their farms financially secure or making smaller investments in machinery and land, farmers are asking for smaller loans across the industry. Small banks that support farm loans can […]

Customer Engagement at Community Banks Begins With Your Employees

Boosting Customer Engagement at Community Banks Starts by Focusing on Employee Satisfaction You know the unique role that community banks hold in a local economy. That personal connection and community involvement are why you got into banking in the first place. With a changing marketplace affecting customer engagement, that role may be becoming less pronounced. […]

Are You Setting Sail With CBA of Kansas?

The CBA Western Caribbean Cruise is November 12-19 When you’re a CBA of Kansas member, you receive many opportunities to connect and collaborate with fellow community bankers. Sometimes that setting is more business-focused, with seminars and training sessions, but in other instances, you get a chance to catch up with other members in a fun […]

What Millennials Like (And Don’t Like) About Community Banking

Community Banking Won’t Attract Millennials Without Listening to Them Community banking seems like a perfect fit for attracting millennials. After all, one of the identifying traits of the millennial stereotype is that they value interacting with companies that have a bigger purpose. The local investment and interests of the community are always at the heart […]

Risk Management in Banking: 5 Mistakes That Can Expose Your Bank to Risk

Common Problems Can Cause Risk Management in Banking to be a Challenge There are always new software solutions promising to handle your technology requirements, while relieving you of all heavy lifting of risk management in banking. You know that it’s too good to be true, but you may be tempted to implement one of these […]

Celebrate in Cat Town With CBA of Kansas

CBA of Kansas Invites You to Tailgate on September 30 At CBA of Kansas, the focus of membership isn’t just on the resources and information you gain through seminars, newsletters and networking. The other main focus of the organization is the friendships that can happen when a group of community bankers come together. You are […]

Small Banks in Your Community: True Difference Makers

5 Things That Set Small Banks Apart You know that small banks, located right in the local community, offer excellent service, but you may find it difficult to communicate the full range of benefits to those in your community. After all, it’s not just the service that sets small banks apart; it’s a belief in […]

Local Communities Suffer When Community Banks Are no Longer an Option

The Benefits of Community Banks for Your Community It’s discouraging to see a steady decline in the number of community banks in operation in Kansas. A report from CBA of Kansas shows that the number of FDIC insured banks chartered in Kansas declined from 455 in 1995 to 263 in 2016. The loss does not […]

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