Transactions Magazine

Current Issue: September 2014

Transactions September 2014

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In This Issue:

We meet with Altoona First Savings Bank and two of the local businesses they are working with to make dreams come true: The U.S. Hotel in Holidaysburg and Woody Lodge Winery in Ashville. We invite you to learn more about these great businesses and their partnership with their local community bank in this month’s Community Bank Profile.

PACB sits down with Congressmen Lou Barletta and Mike Kelly for an exclusive interview to discuss the small business background they bring to Congress and their influence on national policy.

The Long and the Short of It: SBA Pools Can Create an Instant Barbell

Testing the Resilience of Community Banks

A Scout’s Guide to Lender Liability Claims: Be Prepared

Strategic Planning Must-Haves That Are Often Overlooked

Digital Signage

10 Lessons Learned Over Twenty Years

Do More With Less: Benefits of Channel Integration

From Buddies to Bosses and Beyond: Leading Your Colleagues After Changing Hats from Coworker to Supervisor

Why the Cybersecurity Assessments?

Are Fixed-Priced Electricity Supply Contracts Really Fixed?

Trends in Debit Rewards Programs Focus on Value Creation

Moving From a “Credit Lender” to a “Lender Liability Monitor” Mindset

News From You

Upcoming Monthly Editorial Topics & Themes

Interested in submitting an article for consideration to be published in Transactions? Please refer to the topics and themes below to assure that your article relates to that month’s issue.

Please note: the deadline for submission is the 5th of the preceding month. Monthly themes are subject to change.

For a printable pdf list of the 2014 Transactions editorial topics and themes, please CLICK HERE.

October 2014

Human Resources & Benefits Management (Convention Recap Edition) - Articles relating to issues in human resources, employee retainment, and providing benefits.

November 2014

Security - Articles about security issues banks encounter, such as social media attacks, elder fraud, and internal fraud, and how to avoid the incoming threats.

December 2014

Government relations: Compliance, Regulatory, & Legal Issues - Articles on changes in the regulatory arena, compliance suggestions, and other issues to protect community banks. Also featuring an election recap.