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FI Consulting’s Tom Coleman published in NCMA’s 2020 article “The…

What makes a great contracting professional?   FI Consulting’s Acquisition and Financial Management Practice Leader, Tom Coleman, explores this question and makes the case for acquisitions professionals to diversify their skills to benefit their organizations and career growth in a January 2020 National Contract Management Association (NCMA) article titled “The Well-Rounded Contracting Professional.” In his book......

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FI Consulting Named a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business by the…

Arlington County, VA, January, 16, 2020— Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized FI Consulting with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) award, earning it a place alongside 1,366 businesses across the country contributing to the movement to build a more Bicycle Friendly America. By kicking off the New Year alongside 153 new and renewing BFBs, FI......

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ZIPpity do da!

Examining LA house appreciation at ZIP level reveals the biggest winners By James...

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Under the Hood of New…

Some aid is on the way, but ‘foreclosure forensics’ might make it...

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A Mortgage Modeler Offers Subprime…

Trying to answer the question: How did so many financial analysts miss...

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Tracing the Trail of Relief

Negative equity, valuation methods play key roles in determining which troubled borrowers...

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Managing Profitability Under CECL Through Loan Pricing (Part 1)

BY BEN MURRELL, FI CONSULTING Part 1: Defining a Conceptual Framework for Loan Pricing Background As organizations implement CECL, a key question is how CECL estimates should factor into loan origination and pricing decisions. Linkage is important because CECL will require that expected losses be reserved at time of origination. Correctly pricing in new reserves......

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White Paper: Four Pitfalls to Avoid During CECL Implementation

BY MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING Building a durable, defensible Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) process that reflects your organization’s view of its credit risk requires painstaking focus on the fundamentals of building and defending your bank’s own view of its risk exposure. This requires bringing a disciplined and methodical approach to building the “case” for......

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