An inquiry into the sales practices of more than 40 banks launched in the wake of the Wells scandal found several systemic issues and hundreds of problems at individual institutions. The OCC completed the review in December but is not making the results public.
Want employees to feel empowered to make decisions to help customers? Rewarding that behavior is one way to reinforce the message. Here’s how one South Dakota community bank goes about it — in a splashy, Super Bowl-sized way.
Texas Capital ties bankers’ bonuses to loan performance instead of volume. The strategy has aided recruitment and helped the bank achieve exceptional loan growth while keeping credit quality respectable.