With the explosion in connected smart devices, bankers will see more opportunities to serve customers—and confront thornier risks—than ever before.
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The FDIC today released its first edition of Consumer Compliance Supervisory Highlights, a new publication intended to provide institutions with information and observations related to the agency’s consumer compliance supervision activities.
A conversation with Greg Carmichael, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bank.
Greg Carmichael entered the banking industry as a mid-career technology executive, and that’s shaped his perspective on the challenges facing banks today.
Sixty-one percent (up 11 points from 2013) said they could cover a $400 emergency expense in cash, a benchmark often cited by policymakers.
After Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today unveiled a bill that—among other things—would cap consumer loan annual percentage rates at 15% nationwide, the American Bankers Association forcefully pushed back with quotes in several media reports.
A small net percentage of banks reported easing standards and terms for loans to large and midsize firms in the previous quarter, while on net no banks eased standards for small businesses, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest senior loan officer opinion survey released today.
April is Community Banking Month, and as it comes to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on some of the ways that community banks remain vital to Main Street.
“Innovation doesn’t have to be in technology,” says Julieann Thurlow. “Innovation can be rethinking about a problem and really thinking about what consumers want and where the need is.”