Terry Badger
Aug 3, 2021

Michael Innis-Thompson, the head of community lending at TD Bank, joins us to talk about TD's $105-million fund to help minority-owned small businesses and an even bolder initiative that the bank is undertaking.

Many banks are losing money with every small business loan they make.

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For years banks have recognized that the small business market represents significant opportunity to drive both balance sheet and earnings growth.

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One the most famous phrases in U.

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The small business lending market is one of the few bright spots in banking and can have a significant impact on a bank’s bottom line.

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Despite their number and economic impact, small businesses have historically found few bank products outside of loans that meet their unique needs, with consumer products often offering too little and commercial products offering too much.

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Baseball fans know who hit the most home runs in a single season.

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In this hyper-regulated and politically correct world, many banks will not admit that, at their core, they dislike banking small businesses.

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Most institutions interested in expanding business loans to customers and prospects lament the fact that they lack the ideal complement of top tier bankers.

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At the close of 2013, the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) reached its highest point in seven years.

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The combination of increasing regulation, continuing sluggish economic conditions and rapidly changing consumer expectations is shrinking the revenue potential of the demand deposit account.

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The banking industry has sadly lost its small business banking mojo in the past five years.

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Just as baby boomers are predicted to have a large impact on entitlement programs, so are they also poised to be a primary driver of small business formation in the next decade and beyond.

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Last month, Inc.

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In the intensive search for new sources of profitable revenue, many financial institutions are missing one untapped source: cross-selling and upselling to existing retail consumer customers who also are small business owners.

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Consultants and other industry experts frequently offer their solutions for success in small business banking.

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It is accepted wisdom throughout the industry that small businesses represent banks’ best opportunity for higher spreads, improved fee income and superior relationship profitability.

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The state of small business banking at most banks, that is, their ability and willingness to serve the needs of small companies, is at its nadir.

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The signs that credit remains tight abound.

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Community banks are struggling in many areas of the country and there’s been much industry commentary on how this category of financial institution will have a difficult time competing with larger banks in the future.

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