Browsing: Underbanked

ABA Banking Journal Podcast

First Independence Bank was founded 50 years ago to help rebuild Detroit’s economy in the wake of damaging urban violence. Today, in a new era of economic hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic, and protests and unrest in response to incidents of racial injustice, minority depository institutions continue to have a unique role in serving distressed communities.

Community Banking Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

After a career as a nonprofit executive, Midwest BankCentre Chairman and CEO Orvin Kimbrough discusses the unique perspective he brings to his role and how his bank is reaching underserved communities in the St. Louis area.

Technology

In keynote remarks last night at the St. Louis Fed’s community banking research conference, bank CEO Julieann Thurlow outlined Massachusetts-based Reading Cooperative Bank’s innovation journey and how it improved financial inclusion in the communities it serves.

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