Regulators need to understand the pressures that banks face to innovate and support those efforts, FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams said today.
Browsing: Community Banking
The latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast continues a pre-Thanksgiving tradition by interviewing the winners of ABA’s 2019 Community Commitment Awards. These stories present the perfect inspiration as we prepare for the season of thanks and giving.
Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting is moving forward with issuing a long-awaited notice of proposed rulemaking that would modernize how the agency evaluates banks’ Community Reinvestment Act performance, he said today.
As the population of older Americans continues to grow—and with seniors increasingly the targets of scams—a majority of banks are responding by offering training for frontline staff on how to prevent elder financial exploitation, according to the ABA Foundation’s second Older Americans Benchmarking Report released today.
Nearly 15% of Americans—more than 34 million people—are serving as caregivers for adults over 50. In November, recognized as National Family Caregiver Month, the ABA Banking Journal Podcast examines how banks can support caregivers in their mission while protecting the privacy and safety of the bank customers receiving care.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s current expected credit loss standard is among the top issues keeping community bank CEOs up at night, according to an American Banker article published today featuring interviews with several members of ABA’s Community Bankers Council.
Washington Federal — a $16.4 billion regional institution based in Seattle — had a problem: many in the general public didn’t realize exactly what it did.
Four areas where boards may wish to focus their energies when presented with an acquisition.
In a comment letter to the FDIC today, the American Bankers Association again called on the agency to return deposit insurance assessment credits owed to banks as expeditiously as possible, so that they can support the institutions’ lending and liquidity.