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Industry News

May 29, 2015
An announcement just this morning that the domestic economy actually shrank in the first quarter of this year should not...
May 27, 2015
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had declined in April, increased moderately in May. The Index now...
May 27, 2015
Congratulations to Rob Nichols, named today as new president and chief executive officer of the American Bankers Association...


May 29, 2015

Hundreds of lawmakers wrote to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last week urging Director Richard Cordray to provide an enforcement...

May 29, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last week updated its rulemaking agenda for the remainder of 2015 and into 2016. According to the...

May 29, 2015

The U.S. Postal Service's inspector general last Thursday released a report offering examples of how USPS could expand its financial services...

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.

ABA 2015 Community Commitment Awards

All banks are invited to submit entries for the 2015 Community Commitment Awards, which recognize and promote the role banks play in their communities. The awards are sponsored by the American Bankers Association and are open to both ABA members and nonmembers. Enter online by July 1.

Amplify Advantage: American Housing Month Tip Sheet

June is American Housing Month, recognizing the value of different forms of housing options. For a customizable housing tip sheet – in both English and Spanish – go to and click on “American Housing Month” rectangle.

In This Issue

Apr 28, 2015
The May Hoosier Banker digital features Greg Maxwell, Farmers State Bank, Mentone, as he combines banking with his interests...

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.

Investors Title Insurance Company

Greg McComas, 248-835-3126

In the last 40 years, Investors Title Insurance Company (ITIC), a publicly held title insurance...

2015 IBA Financial Institutions Compensation Survey now available for completion

This survey provides valuable compensation-focused benchmarking data and is designed to provide the information financial institutions need when making critical decisions about compensation, human resources, and benefits. The survey closes June 1, 2015.