Lessons from a career in consumer lending: Every challenge is an opportunity to learn
Leisa Kinnin shares her career story, innovation in traditional lending and lessons for those in the banking field.
How your UMB branches are here for you: Q&A with the director of operations for consumer banking
In March, in response to the COVID-19 health crisis, UMB closed its lobbies and shifted how we care for customers—increasing our ability to do transactions through the drive-thru, over the phone, at our ATMs and via online or mobile banking. As we welcome customers who need in-person meetings back into the branch lobbies, by appointment only, learn what you can expect before your visit.
U.S. debt ceiling: What does it mean to you?
Congress has until June 1, 2023, to raise the United States’ debt limit. Here we discuss what to watch and what noise to avoid in the debate over the debt ceiling.
Economic shifts: It’s unprecedented, again (Q2 2023 webinar)
We all heard the word unprecedented during the global pandemic (too often, some say). Here we are, once again, seeing unprecedented economic activity.
Understanding the basics of bond ratings
Bond ratings are letter grades by ratings agencies to signal which bond issuers are most likely to make interest payments and return your principal. Learn more here.
Tips for stretching your paycheck to cover expenses
It can be overwhelming to see the cost of everyday necessities continue to rise, but with a few tips and tricks, you can stretch your dollars a little more to further cover your expenses.
Financial outlook for agriculture in 2023
Lance Albin, president of agribusiness at UMB, speaks with Bulk Loads podcast about his financial outlook for agriculture in 2023.
Notes from the CEO: Perspective on the recent banking industry news
There is a lot of industry noise based on SVB and Signature Bank’s collapse. UMB remains in a position of strength, and we expect these market ripples to calm in the near future.
A volatile and unpredictable market
A common theme has been volatility and an unpredictable market. Managing portfolios through a shifting environment can be challenging although not impossible, particularly when faced with an inverted yield curve.