BankFinancial (BFIN) in Burr Ridge, Ill., is considering an aggressive plan to scrub its balance sheet of troubled assets by the end of the year.

The $1.5 billion-asset company said in a quarterly filing with Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday that its management is evaluating a plan to reduce nonperforming assets through "accelerated dispositions" during the fourth quarter. BankFinancial has not yet presented the plan to its board.

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