It’s happening again. The regulators are cranky, yet again, and this time for some good reasons. They’re a little heavy-handed right now on banks that are not mastering the deposit strategy and the execution of that strategy.
They’re looking at six key issues—first, relationship depth. Do you have cross-sales on those accounts? Especially your large deposit accounts—make sure that you’re getting the number of cross-sales up to six or seven on each of those accounts.
Number two is obvious, location. They’re thinking that deposits will stick with you if they are around.