First Financial Bank takes elder fraud seriously. The $7.8 billion bank with locations across Texas has stopped $7.5 million in elder fraud, including $2.3 million in 2018 alone.
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Christie Obenauer’s family-owned bank had a problem. Based in a rural county in western North Dakota, her community had been dealing with the prospect of population decline, but then the North Dakota energy boom brought an influx of newcomers. “It’s a wonderful problem to have.”
“If you’re in Midland, Texas, you’re in the oil business,” says Jay Isaacs. “It doesn’t matter if you have a doughnut shop or a dry cleaners.”
“The American economy in general is the best in the world at allocating new capital to rapidly growing sectors, and that’s the number-one thing you want from your banking and financial system,” Cowen says.
On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, United Bankshares President Rick Adams talks about United Bank’s experience with M&A and offers tips on providing quick and candid communication in the merger process.
The requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act pose a significant challenge for his bank due in part to the interconnected nature of the border region economy.
Kristie Holoch’s bank is not just in the business of serving farmers, families and small businesses in the 33 Nebraska towns where it has branches — it also serves its fellow Nebraska community banks.
Tune in for Maxine Waters on cannabis banking and housing finance reform; Mike Crapo on housing finance reform and data security; Kevin Hassett on his 3% economic growth projection for 2019; and three Federal Reserve presidents on the role bankers play in Fed governance.
Micah Bartlett’s views on “relationship banking” are formed by a fundamental insight: most people have a fraught emotional relationship with money.
Meet a third-generation family-owned community bank that has brought young, ethnic minority bankers onto its executive team.