The RTP network — the first new payment rail launched in the United States in four decades — is a bank-driven system for instant processing and settling of payments.
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Greg Carmichael entered the banking industry as a mid-career technology executive, and that’s shaped his perspective on the challenges facing banks today.
With leveraged lending-related risk on regulators’ minds — and on the agenda of the House Financial Services Committee tomorrow — the ABA Banking Journal Podcast discusses the issue with ABA Senior Economist Curtis Dubay.
On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, Minnesota community bank CEO Bryan Bruns talks about what community banking looks like in his market, his bank’s recent anniversary and his role as a member of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Community Banker Advisory Board.
“Customer experience is really the only durable or sustainable differentiator in our industry,” says Rodney Shepard, who was recently promoted to be Arvest Bank’s first-ever chief customer experience officer.
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.
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.