GonzoBanker Blog

A collection of observations, ruminations, predictions and random thoughts from Cornerstone Advisors

How to Successfully Implement a Digital Solution

In today’s financial services environment, not serving customers digitally is not an option.   Now...

Three Tips for Agile Planning in 2020

Banking executives should take a page out of the software industry playbook and adopt an agile...

The New Lending Fintech Bonanza

OnDeck’s fire sale aside, recent deals at nCino, Black Knight and Ellie Mae are a shot in the arm...

Are you a bull or a bear, and how will it impact your planning for 2020 and beyond?

Regardless of their viewpoints on capital recovery, now is the time for banking leaders to...

There’s No Room for Luck in a Preparedness Plan

It’s time for financial institutions to update their business continuity plans with lessons learned...

Financial Institutions Need More Than Prayer as Borrowers Seek PPP Forgiveness

Bankers will be praying to their chosen deities for help as the industry heads down the path toward...

How Vendor Contract Renewals Can Offset Earnings Challenges

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, financial institutions can quickly realize savings by...

Bank Earnings Are Toast – It’s Time to Take Bold Action

Bank leaders need to mobilize their teams around proactive, disciplined actions to buttress the...

Fintech Deals Are Still Happening – And It’s a Good Thing

All the capital flowing into the digital fintech space is helping to solve banking industry...

Banks & Fintech: Getting Stuff Done Together

My inbox and social feeds have been full of announcements over the past few weeks, mostly from...