The American Bankers Association Foundation invites entries for the 2020 Community Commitment Awards, which recognize and promote the essential role banks play in their communities—a role that has become even more apparent in recent days as banks nationwide have stepped up to provide economic assistance during the coronavirus pandemic.
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As of 1 p.m. today, the Small Business Administration said it had approved more than 475,000 loan applications submitted by more than 5,100 lenders for a total of more than $52 billion.
With the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program set to re-opening for applications tomorrow, a Maryland bank CEO this weekend recounted his bank’s experience getting up and running during the early days of the program.
A new article in the Washington Post yesterday spotlighted the round-the-clock efforts of community banks to make Paycheck Protection Program loans with a largely remote workforce.
In times of crisis, take proactive steps to observe, listen and advise to ensure your institution develops a positive, lasting reputation as a business bank.
As required by Section 4012 the CARES Act, the federal banking agencies today temporarily lowered the community bank leverage ratio, issuing two interim final rules to set the CLBR at 8% and then gradually re-establish it at 9%.
Compliance professionals are uniquely positioned to educate older Americans about the growing number of scams surrounding the pandemic.
For bank marketers in the COVID-19 crisis, the objective is clear: Keep your eyes on the prize.
Banks should act immediately to ensure their social media strategies are updated, actively managed and supportive of customer needs.
A majority of bank CEOS—68%—are confident about their bank’s prospects for revenue growth in 2020, according to the Community Bank 2020 Priorities Survey released by ABA today.