Community Banking

Financial Choice Act Clears House Committee

The House Financial Services Committee today voted to advance the Financial Choice Act, Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s (R-Texas) sweeping, 600-page bill aimed at reforming parts of the Dodd-Frank Act’s extensive supervisory regime and providing regulatory relief for banks.

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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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