The Bank Directors Regional Workshops are available in Fort Wayne on Aug. 17, Henryville on Aug. 18, or Indianapolis on Aug. 19.
Register now for the 2015 Annual Convention • September 13-15 • French Lick Springs
Register for the opportunity to meet with regulators and legislators about issues impacting Indiana banks • Sept. 27-29

Industry News

Jul 31, 2015
Most people have heard the story about the guy who asked the waiter to cut his pizza into sixths instead of eighths. He wasn...
Jul 28, 2015
Data for May 2015 show that home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months, according to a July...
Jul 24, 2015
It’s the dog days again, and things are heating up. With the winter season getting much of the blame for 2015’s economic...

Advocacy

Jul 31, 2015

With bipartisan majorities, the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday passed several bills that are part of a broader regulatory relief...

Jul 31, 2015

The Washington Examiner on Wednesday took a skeptical look at the growth of the Farm Credit System and its tax-advantaged GSE status. “This...

Jul 31, 2015

Reversing a lower court decision, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals last Friday allowed key parts of a constitutional...

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.

FDIC Teleconference: Youth Savings Programs

FDIC’s Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection is offering a complimentary teleconference to share information about youth savings programs, including structure, regulatory expectations and examples of bank involvement. The event takes place Thursday, July 30, from 2-3:30 p.m. EDT, Register online

Bankers Speak Up – Boost Your Bank’s Story

Bankers Speak Up is a free grassroots communications platform that can help boost your bank’s story. Click to view a three-minute tutorial, and register online at speakup.aba.com. For assistance with Bankers Speak Up, please contact Laura Wilson at the IBA, 317-917-8047.

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.

ABA Insurance Services

Contact:
Richard Flenner, 800-274-5222

IBA-endorsed, ABA Insurance Services offers the only bank-owned and banker-directed program,...

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.