Register now for the 2015 Annual Convention • September 13-15 • French Lick Springs
Build a solid foundation for managing and producing a quality mortgage portfolio. Sept. 29-Oct. 1
Explore the wiles of hackers, schemers and the evolving challenges of information security. Oct. 7-8

Industry News

Aug 28, 2015
The initially reported 2.3 % growth rate got revised to 3.7%. At this pace, we can hardly wait for the third and, maybe-or-...
Aug 25, 2015
The lead article in a recent publication by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., “Strategic Planning in an Evolving Earnings...
Aug 24, 2015
Private sector employment in Indiana grew by 4,800 in July, exceeding historical peak employment levels experienced in March...


Aug 28, 2015

This week, the federal banking agencies have issued aggregate data on 2014 small-business, small-farm and community development loans that...

Aug 28, 2015

Fannie Mae Wednesday announced a new mortgage product called HomeReady, which it indicated is intended to expand access to affordable home loans...

Aug 28, 2015

Mobile banking is rapidly moving to near-universal availability, but customer uptake rates remain relatively low, according to a newly released...

Upcoming Education / Events

Bankers Speak Up – Speak to a Local Group

Learn how to make effective presentations to demonstrate your bank’s positive impact in your community. Talking points, tips and tools are available free of charge to all bankers. To access, go to Bankers Speak Up, then click on the “Speak to a Local Group” rectangle. For assistance, please contact Laura Wilson at the IBA, 317-917-8047.

Financial Stability Workshop: Using Credit as an Asset

Bankers and others who work to improve consumer credit are invited to a free day-long workshop on financial stability and credit on Sept. 10 at Ivy Tech Community College, Indianapolis. Presented by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Credit Builders Alliance, Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network, Indiana Association of United Ways and Purdue Extension-Marion County, the workshop covers credit education and credit-building products. Read more and register by Sept. 4.

Nominate a Bicentennial Torchbearer

In honor of Indiana’s bicentennial in 2016, a torch relay is scheduled to take place next year throughout the state. The Indiana Bicentennial Commission is accepting applications for torchbearers. Criteria are: exceptional public service to their county and/or community; achievement and excellence in their profession; acts of heroism; exceptional volunteer service and leadership to their neighborhood, community, region or state. The Torch Relay will traverse more than 2,300 miles during a five-and-a-half week journey. Read more and submit nominations by Dec. 31.

In This Issue

Jul 30, 2015
The August Hoosier Banker digital is now available. The issue features an interview with Capstone Benefits Group founder and...

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.

Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation

Sue Shaffer, 877-232-0859

The Foundation provides funding for nursing homes and senior Department of Housing and Urban...

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.