The Financial Risk Group Is Now FRG

We’re making it official: After more than a decade of operating as “The Financial Risk Group,” we’re changing our name to reflect what our clients have called us since the early days. We are excited to formally debut our streamlined “FRG” brand and logo. Our new look...

Economic Research and Stress Testing

Stress testing the country’s banks provides a valuable measurement of how well the banks would perform under unfavorable conditions. In order for the tests to give the most accurate picture of potential vulnerabilities, Federal Reserve officials don’t disclose the...

What Is Stress Testing?

The purpose of stress testing is to evaluate a financial organization’s strength under adverse conditions. But as this Forbe’s article explains, it is not simply a matter of passing or failing. Visit the link below at Forbes.com for more about regulatory stress...

Companies Want MBAs Who Can Code

Business schools around the country are realizing that management students with coding skills are more valuable to their future employers. According to Business Week, companies want business leaders who know enough about coding to communicate with their technical...

Regulatory-Only Risk Management Misses Profit Opportunities

Across the entire spectrum of risk management, it is often the consensus view that risk is simply part of a regulatory requirement that banks must undertake. What many fail to see, however, is that risk is perhaps the number one determinant in profit margins and good...