The FDIC today announced phase two of its pilot program aimed at identifying the best approaches to bank-school programs that combine financial education with access to low-cost savings accounts.
The ABA Compliance Network recently surpassed the 5,000-member mark, providing ABA member bank compliance professionals with nearly a free, private online forum to ask questions and share ideas, insights and resources.
The Federal Reserve recently proposed changes to Form FR 2420, a daily report of money market transactions — including federal funds purchased, certain time deposits and Euro dollar liabilities — that will used by the Fed to calculate the federal funds rate.
The House Financial Services Committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing will hold a hearing on April 22 on global terrorism and terrorist financing.
The guarantee fees that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac charge will remain at current levels with “modest adjustments,” the Federal Housing Finance Agency said on Friday.
The dearth of bank startups in recent years may have something to do with declining business dynamism and weak job growth, Frank Keating wrote in an op-ed in The Hill on Friday.
On Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on terrorist financing; on Thursday, the committee will hear regulators’ perspectives on reducing regulatory burden.
ABA will tomorrow welcome a delegation of bankers from Minnesota, briefing them on current policy issues in conjunction with their meetings with public officials.
Frank Keating took part yesterday in ceremonies in Oklahoma City to observe the 20th anniversary of the terrorist bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.