Our take on the latest trending events:

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The Technology of Modern Banking: Changing Times
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It's Banks vs the Financial Technology Industry: Competition Heats Up & Consumers Are Winning
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Out of the Dodd-Frank Act came the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and with that power over a wide range of consumer-related services.
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Banks Benefit From Outsourcing Loan Production & More
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Higher interest rates are going to drown borrowers, right? Rate shock will shock the economic system, right? Poor home equity is going to lead to more delinquent borrowers, no?
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Customer loyalty is what a new startup - ZipCap - is banking on with its version of marketplace lending.
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Is GE Capital Becoming Smaller? According to Their Metric, Yes
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Drop in Private Student Loan Delinquencies
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The second-quarter reports for major financial institutions are in, and the results are mixed bag of good news, bad news and optimism.
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With one small filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the future of marketplace lending, otherwise known as peer-to-peer lending, could hang in the balance.
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Investor, Fed activity following Greece and China market volatility will impact both small and large banks.
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One of the biggest problems with Internet lending has been the lack of regulation. That has changed recently, however, as more regulation is seeping into this sector.
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As JPMorgan makes its shareholders happy, its chief financial officer, Marianne Lake, has her eye on a looming trend in the financial services industry: higher interest rates. Specifically, how higher rates will impact deposit pricing.
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You drop your mail off at the post office, but would you deposit your check at the post office too?
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has immense oversight powers over a number of many financial industries, including residential financing and payday lending. However, one area where CFPB purview has lagged behind has been in auto lending.
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Tools like online and mobile banking, as well as the steady decline of brick-and-mortar branches, has many people assuming it is the end of the traditional form of banking.
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Banks Are Optimistic In a Rising Interest Rate Environment
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Virtual banking has been billed as the new market disruptor to the banking sector. Although these new entrants offer debit transactions and money-tracking software, virtual banks still only offer one-tenth of the options of a full-service bank, according to American Banker.
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Loan Portfolios Offer Growth Opportunities for Banks
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Banks Seek Portfolio Optimization in Low-Rate, High-Compliance Environment
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