Author Archives: Jennifer Lipner

Highway Robbery

Let’s hope the FAST Act’s thievery serves as a wake-up call to banks that our industry is much stronger when we fight together.

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Missouri Bankers Give Vets the Gift of Mobility

By Max Cook “Segs4Vets gave me my life back.” This statement from Army veteran Chris Stout echoes similar sentiments of U.S. veterans who have benefited from Segs4Vets, a nonprofit organization that gives Segway mobile transporters to severely injured veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Launched in 2005, the organization’s mission is to help veterans choose the path of independence ...

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Diversity as a Differentiator

Successful, diverse companies no doubt have an easier time attracting both talent and customers. As community leaders, our industry must embrace such a competitive differentiator. And in so doing—by comparison—become rare in our diversity rather than have our diversity be rare.

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Help Us Help U.S.

By Dorothy Savarese Help me help you. That’s not only one of several memorable lines made famous by the movie Jerry Maguire. It’s also the essence of the message ABA has sent to our nation’s elected leaders. In a letter to President Donald Trump the day after his election, and in our communications with the 115th Congress, ABA has asked ...

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Legal Briefs: The Great Credit Union Capers

By Dawn Causey, Thomas Pinder and Andrew Doersam There they go again! 
In the famous words of former President Reagan, the National Credit Union Administration is once again reprising its cheerleading role for the credit union industry and ignoring the tenets of the Federal Credit Union Act that justify the credit union tax exemption. And, once again, ABA has filed ...

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