Sign up for the Future Leadership Division’s leadership-building event. Nov. 4-5 • Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel
Bankers Speak Up is a free grassroots communications platform available to all bankers. This resource provides customizable speeches, talking points, tweets and more.
IBA Discussion Groups connect IBA members in a convenient, resourceful, confidential format.

Industry News

Oct 09, 2015
With the release this week of September’s FOMC minutes, the policy makers at the Fed look positively homogeneous compared to...
Oct 07, 2015
According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the goods and services deficit was $48.3 billion in August, up $6.5 billion...
Oct 06, 2015
Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaged -14 for September, essentially the same as the -13 in August. From a...


Oct 09, 2015

Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) was elected to the Republican caucus leadership position of floor leader on Tuesday afternoon. This post was vacated...

Oct 09, 2015

By a bipartisan 303-121 vote, the House passed H.R. 3192, which would provide a safe harbor from enforcement actions and private civil actions...

Oct 09, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday unveiled a plan that would prohibit customers from waiving their ability to participate in...

Upcoming Education / Events

Bankers Speak Up - Take Your Lawmaker to Work

Bankers Speak Up offers materials tailored to the Take Your Lawmaker to Work program that IBA is promoting. Register online for Banker Speak Up, then access the material through the “Take Your Lawmaker to Work” rectangle for resources including planning guidelines, “dos and don’ts,” follow-up suggestions and more. For more information, contact Laura Wilson at 317-917-8047. 

Increasing Access to Affordable Mortgage Credit Workshop

Save the Date: On Nov. 20, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is sponsoring a single-family mortgage workshop at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College for bankers and other participants in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. Attendees will learn about federal programs and other resources related to affordable mortgage and refinancing solutions for low- and moderate-income people. There will no cost to attend, and continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration details are forthcoming. For more information, contact FDIC Community Affairs at 312-382-6000.

October Is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Follow National Cybersecurity Awareness Month on Twitter @STOPTHNKCONNECT for tools and tips for online safety. Also, both the American Bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers of America have helpful resources available.

In This Issue

Oct 01, 2015
The October Hoosier Banker Digital features a recap of the 2015 IBA Annual Convention, plus a video link to Bankers Speak Up...

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.

Lee & Mason Financial Services, Inc.

Matt Washer, 888-685-8442, Ext 2317

Lee & Mason has been providing collateral protection insurance products to the Indiana...

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.