Banking Team Names Based on Industry Terms & Acronyms (50+ Ideas)

What better way to ease tension from the stressful day-to-day operations of a bank than having a funny banking team name for your group? However, it’s not always easy to come up with a good name. If you need help thinking of clever banking team names for you and your colleagues, here is a list to get you going.

What Makes a Good Banking Team Name?

You know your bank’s environment better than us. At some places, you may be able to get away with names that are racy or provocative, while at others, it may be best to stay G-rated. Keep in mind that a team name that alienates or puts down a group of your workers will probably not have great long-term consequences for your office morale (or your job!), so don’t push the boundaries too much. We have marked several names with an asterisk to designate names that may skirt the boundaries at some banks.

With that in mind, what makes a good banking team name? You can never go wrong being witty, funny, or by using a good pun. Maybe you can base your team name off of the company slogan, a term your boss always uses, or common industry lingo.

If you’re struggling to come up with a bank team name, we have lists of potential names below that are split up based on industry terminology and common industry acronyms. Take a look.

Banking Team Names

Based on Industry Terminology

  • A-Team, AA-Team, AAA-Team (A, AA, and AAA are often used as ratings for credit quality for loans or bonds. Or you could also use Bs, Cs, or Ds, which are used as grades from some rating agencies for lower quality loans. *For those that can get away with racy team names, the “DD” bond rating refers to bonds that are in default, and a team name of “Double D’s” may provide a laugh.)
  • Accountaholics
  • Back in the Black (“black” refers to profitable, Back in Black is a best selling album by AC/DC)
  • Bank on us / Bank on it
  • Banker’s Dozen
  • Banker’s Hours
  • Big Assets*
  • Capitals
  • Check Us Out / Check it
  • Checkers
  • Compounders
  • Consolidate This!
  • Deficit Demolishers
  • Dough Rollers
  • EXCEL-erators
  • Fast and Fiduciary
  • Fat Tails* (Fat Tail refers to the probability of unlikely outcomes)
  • Flash Crashers (flash crash refers to sudden drops in market prices)
  • The Game of Loans
  • Greenbacks
  • Hanky-Bankies
  • Insolvents or Insolvers (playing off the term insolvent)
  • The Ladderers (referring to “ladders”, which is terminology used to describe buying several CDs or bonds with different duration to reduce interest rate risk)
  • The Launderers
  • Lien on Me
  • Lend Us a Hand
  • The Lenders
  • The Loan Rangers
  • Loan Stars
  • Loan Wolves
  • Loaners
  • Money Honeys or Money Men (Depending on team gender makeup)
  • Net Assets*
  • Net Gains
  • Non-cents
  • Odd Lots or Odd Lotters (referring to a purchase of shares in small or uneven amounts)
  • Prime Time (“Prime” often refers to the highest credit quality for a loan)
  • Prospectors (a prospectus is a packet of information about a mutual fund or ETF)
  • Rollers
  • Routers
  • Save-iors (like saviors)
  • Spare Change
  • Smooth Operators
  • Don’t Teller* (“Don’t Tell Her” – possibly for a guys after-hour team event)
  • Tellerators
  • Tillers
  • Title Champions
  • Under Riders / Under Raiders (playing off the term underwriters, who are those that judge the risk level for borrowers)
  • Yielders or High Yielders

Based on Industry Acronyms

  •  ATM
    • Amazing or Awesome Team Mates
    • A TeaM
  • ARM (adjustable rate mortgage)
    • ARMers
    • ARMed Bankers
  • CD
    • Credit or Capital Destroyers
    • Credit or Capital Defaulters
    • Champion Depositors
  • EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization)
    • The EBITDArs
  • EFT
    • Effective Finance Team
    • Exalted Female Tellers
    • Empty Final Tills
    • Enough Freaking Training
  •  FDIC
    • Female Depositors In Charge
  • FILO (First in Last Out)
    • Failure Is Last Option
  • Knowledge GAAP (GAAP refers to “Generally Accepted Accounting Principals”)
  • IRA
    • IRAte Bankers
  • PIN
    • PIN Protectors
    • Prime Investment Ninjas
  • PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance)
    • Prime Mortgage Individuals
  • S&L
    • Saviors & Loaners
  • TILA (Truth in Lending Act)
    • TILAtors

In Summary

Those are the banking team names to choose from our get you inspired to create one of your own. A well thought out, funny banking team name can help boost morale, lighten the mood, and give your coworkers a good laugh. Hopefully our list gave you a couple good ideas or helped you think of other funny team names. Want to see about more generic team names? Here’s our article outlining quite a few team names for work.

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