February 2012 | ababj.com
InFormIng bankers For more than 100 years
Bill Grant’s large collection of first editions is a drop in the bucket compared with ever-growing regs he calls “a massive burden to small community banks”
26 | COVER STORY Stop drowning us
To survive, community bankers need to hustle. But Bill Grant says that’s hard to do when up to your neck in a regulatory glue pot. The ABA Community Bankers Council chair wants some balance out of Washington.
16 | ABA COMMUNITY BANKING “Let it go, Joe”
Succession always look smooth on paper. How do you make sure the retiring CEO really steps down?
22 | TECH TOPICS Money pit? Or enabler?
For technology to be an enabler, make it part of forward planning, reconsider outsourcing, and lean more on vendors.
32 | 10 tech trends to follow in 2012
Some items may surprise you. But they’ll all help you. (And the tenth may mean survival.)
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ABA Banking Journal - February 2012