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  • Why the warehousing sector has staying power

    January / February 2008
    Newsletter: Commercial Lending Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 829

    Abstract: Contrary to analyst predictions, many warehouses and distribution centers are thriving, and can benefit loan portfolios. This article talks about what to look for in warehousing borrowers, including strict attention to safety, efficient receiving, logical inventory layouts and value-added service enhancements.

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  • Is your portfolio going the way of the subprime market?

    January / February 2008
    Newsletter: Commercial Lending Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 628

    Abstract: As interest rates have risen, balloon payments have come due, the housing market has slumped and many subprime borrowers have defaulted. Commercial loan portfolios aren’t immune to the subprime market’s woes. As this article explains, homebuilders, retailers and small businesses generally are being affected by tighter credit standards.

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  • Another Inconvenient Truth – Going green could cause some borrowers to see red

    January / February 2008
    Newsletter: Commercial Lending Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 584

    Abstract: Although most environmental legislation singles out utilities, oil companies and automakers, at some point legislators likely will ask every business to do its part to mitigate environmental damage. Businesses that conserve energy can enjoy lower costs, but for many, going green will be costly. Lenders should be ready to evaluate their borrowers for the financial consequences of current and future legislation.

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  • How to turn compliance into a profit center

    Winter 2008
    Newsletter: Community Banking Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 852

    Abstract: The Patriot Act beefed up the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), imposing new obligations to ferret out suspicious customer activities and deter money laundering activities. The cost of compliance is steep. But smart bankers look at their BSA responsibilities not as unwelcome costs, but as an opportunity to generate new revenue, improve efficiency and strengthen customer satisfaction.

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