The Bank Directors Regional Workshops are available in Fort Wayne on Aug. 17, Henryville on Aug. 18, or Indianapolis on Aug. 19.
Build a solid foundation for managing and producing a quality mortgage portfolio. Sept. 29-Oct. 1
Register for the opportunity to meet with regulators and legislators about issues impacting Indiana banks • Sept. 27-29

Industry News

Jul 06, 2015
Data released by the Indiana Business Research Center shows highest and lowest unemployment rates in the state as of May...
Jul 02, 2015
The originally reported 280k new jobs created in May actually turned out to only be 254k. This morning’s report tells us...
Jul 01, 2015
Here in the Indiana banking community, we see bankers connected by the commonalities of leadership, integrity and respect...

Advocacy

Jul 01, 2015

The agencies of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council on Tuesday released a free cybersecurity self-assessment tool to help...

Jul 01, 2015

The Department of Labor Monday released a long-awaited proposal revising the requirements for employees to be exempt from overtime pay under the...

Jul 01, 2015

Noting an environment of “high” credit, strategic, compliance and operational risk, the OCC outlined nine priorities for ongoing midsize and...

Upcoming Education / Events

SHCPF Toolkit Available to Help Protect the Elderly

Awareness of elder financial abuse is growing rapidly, and bankers are often the front line of defense in customer protection and as education providers. To assist, the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation (SHCPF) has created a “Preventing Elder Financial Abuse Video Toolkit.” The kit includes a video and customizable handouts and news releases to help your bank educate the community at large on signs of elder financial abuse and how to prevent it. The video information is adapted from the FDIC / CFPB Money Smart for Older Adults. Order the toolkit online, or call 877-232-0859 for more information.

Expanding Economic Stability Opportunities Forum

A forum designed for bankers and community service advocates has been scheduled for July 21 in Indianapolis. The event is hosted by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network, Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority and Local Initiatives Support Corp. and will explore strategies for increasing financial resilience among low- and moderate-income families. Read more or register by July 14 online, or for more information contact Jenny Dandridge, FDIC community affairs specialist, 312-382-6942.

Amplify Advantage: Key Messages for Business Customers/Commercial Banks

Banks need to tell their story, and Amplify offers key messaging that can help. For consumer-oriented messaging, for example banks’ role in investing in communities, go to amplifybankers.com. In the far upper left corner of the screen, click on “Key Messages,” then click on “Amplify Key Messages for Business Customers/Commercial Banks.” For more information, contact Erin Schiethe at 202-663-5436, email: escheithe@aba.com.

In This Issue

Jul 02, 2015
The July Hoosier Banker digital is now available. The issue features an exclusive interview with Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly,...

Products / Services

This month the Indiana Bankers Association is highlighting the following Preferred Service Providers, and trust you will consider these PSPs when looking for related products or services.

Deluxe Corporation

Contact:
Rick Wohlers, 651-490-8262, ext. 528262

Deluxe offers banks a broad set of solutions, including industry-leading checks, print and e-...

Thumprint Signature Program prevents and deters check fraud.

The Thumbprint Signature Program provides a simple, effective and inexpensive method for preventing and deterring check fraud. The deterrent aspect of the program is its strongest advantage.  Learn more.