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Stay informed, and connect with fellow bankers and local legislators by attending a meeting near you.

Industry News

Jun 30, 2016
After steadily increasing for three straight months, pending home sales let up in May and declined year-over-year for the...
Jun 29, 2016
Last week we witnessed history being made, as the United Kingdom voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. The vote...
Jun 28, 2016
The United Kingdom’s decision Thursday to exit the European Union did not immediately affect Americans’ confidence in the U....


Jul 01, 2016

The House Financial Services Committee last week released the full text of the Financial Choice Act, a nearly 500-page bill aimed at rolling...

Jul 01, 2016

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) last Friday issued the House Republicans’ proposal for tax reform, which includes...

Jul 01, 2016

Securities and Exchange Commission staff are working on a proposed rule that would require public companies to include in their proxy statements...

Upcoming Education / Events

CRA Workshop for Bankers: Beyond the Basics

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency are hosting a free workshop for experienced CRA officers of institutions examined under the intermediate small bank and large bank tests. Topics: self-assessment concepts and tools, responsiveness to community credit needs, integrating performance context into institutional change, and a review of community development activities. Click to register by July 26.

  • When: Aug. 2, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT
  • Where: Ivy Tech Northeast (north campus), Fort Wayne
  • For more information: Contact Jenny Dandridge, FDIC community affairs specialist

Communications Resources

Both the American Bankers Association and Independent Community Bankers of America offer various communications resources for bankers. Some require member login, while others are available to both members and nonmembers.
·    ABA communications tools include a comprehensive communications guide.
·    ICBA communications offerings include PR campaignsmedia relations and banker resources.

CRA Partners

CRA Partners is the new name of the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation, which provides protection and enhanced quality of life for senior housing residents, available through a CRA compliance solution for banks. CRA Partners has 250 bank partners which have purchased collateral on behalf of the company’s programs that have made a cumulative positive community impact of $238 million on low- and moderate-income communities. For more information, contact Sue Shaffer at 877-232-0859.

In This Issue

Jun 29, 2016
The July Hoosier Banker Digital is now available and features U.S. Congressman Luke Messer, the House Republican Policy...

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.


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FF&S is a consulting firm specializing in enterprise business materials management. We...

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