Coming Up Next…

We are excited to announce a great lineup of upcoming episodes to take us through the end of 2018 and lead into 2019.  A busy conference season left us a little inconsistent on getting episodes out this fall, but the wait will be worth it for these shows: Cliff Rosenthal, a founder of the CDFI […]

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Episode 12 – Changes in the Small Business Lending Landscape

Mark Barbash joins the impact lenders podcast to talk about the changing landscape of the small business lending sector, and how impact lenders can best respond to it. The declining number of community banks and the proliferation of online lenders has shifted the small business lending environment dramatically. Impact lenders need to understand these market […]

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Episode 11 – Reforming CRA

The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) motivates a substantial portion of bank investments into CDFIs, and as budgets for community development programs shrink, its importance continues to grow.  The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency recently released an advance notice of proposed rulemaking seeking comment on reforms to CRA, highlighting the likelihood that changes are […]

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We Want to Hear from You!

We’re taking a break this week to soak up the summer, and we want to take the opportunity to ask you to give us your thoughts on the show–have you had a favorite episode so far, or a least favorite?  Do you want to be a guest on the show, or do you know someone […]

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Episode 07 – Topics in Underwriting

Peter Schaeffing, President of High Impact Financial Analysis, discusses topics in underwriting in this week’s podcast.  The episode offers lessons to newer underwriters and reminders that will help more experienced underwriters stay sharp.  Specific topics include leasehold mortgages (starting at the 1:25 mark), financial analysis of consolidated organizations (5:28), pension plans (8:30), and underwriting low […]

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