While most financial institutions likely spent much of the first half of the year focusing on credit quality and the Paycheck Protection Program, some banks and credit unions still managed to find time to grow their loan books during the coronavirus pandemic.
Once a slow, even multi-year process, the speed at which financial institutions adopt new technology could be changing thanks to the tumultuous events of the last six months.
Amid the backdrop of the pandemic, tremendous disruption and the George Floyd protests, agents across America are getting their first look at what to expect in the “new normal.”
The banking community delivered an extraordinary effort in the Paycheck Protection Program, helping the U.S. Small Business Administration disburse nearly $497 billion in total loan volume in less than two months, a task bankers once would have thought impossible.
A recap of commercial and industrial property sales in New Hampshire for the month.read more
The number of homeowners seeking mortgage forbearance fell for at least eight straight weeks this summer. But that decline masks a couple of other important trends.read more
Renovations being done to a building that dates back to the 1840s in Lancaster have turned up timber trusses, a built-in safe and gears, shafts and gates from an old elevator.read more
Brookline-based mechanical contractor DECCO Inc. has dedicated its Center for Craft Excellence in memory of Executive Vice President Tim Barton, who died unexpectedly on June 27.read more
A company that operates schools and programs for people with autism in several states has agreed to purchase the Crotched Mountain School property.read more