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Industry News

Jul 22, 2016
If anything on this page resembles anything on anyone else’s page, the resemblance is coincidental and unintentional; as far...
Jul 21, 2016
Americans’ confidence in the economy remains weak, with Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index at -17 last week, consistent...
Jul 20, 2016
Housing starts rose 4.8 percent in June, but remained down 2 percent from the same time a year ago, according to the...


Jul 22, 2016

Members of the Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee -- a group of representatives from 18 federal and state financial...

Jul 22, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has updated its website to include resources for financial institutions required to file Home Mortgage...

Jul 22, 2016

Last Friday, Gov. Mike Pence removed his name from the Indiana ballot as a gubernatorial candidate, after being selected to be Donald Trump’s...

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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