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Industry News

Mar 04, 2015
There is an historic tug-of war-between the FRB and Congress as to how much information about FOMC decisions should be made...
Mar 03, 2015
Indiana continues to rank first among states in the percent of its workforce engaged in manufacturing. It also ranked second...
Mar 02, 2015
Consumer confidence fell slightly from January to February, but the small overall decline still left consumer confidence at...

Advocacy

Feb 27, 2015

Sen. Travis Holdman, R-Markle Bill summary: Provides that the bank, trust company, savings association or credit union that receives the...

Feb 27, 2015

Sen. Michael Young, R-Indianapolis Bill summary: Provides that, if variances, losses, shortages or thefts of local government funds or property...

Feb 27, 2015

President Obama Monday announced that the Department of Labor (DOL) would re-propose in the coming weeks a rule redefining who counts as a...

Upcoming Education / Events

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.

Amplify Advantage: Help Make the Case for Regulatory Relief

Through Amplify, bankers have the opportunity to share specific examples of regulatory burden, to be compiled by ABA to share with Senate Banking Committee leadership. Access the survey through the green “Help Make the Case for Regulatory Relief” button in the upper left corner of AmplifyBankers.com. For guidance on how Amplify can help you to build your bank's image, contact Erin Scheithe at the ABA at 202-663-5436. Amplify is available to all banks, both ABA members and nonmembers.

Principles of Banking

ABA Principles of Banking introduces fundamental banking concepts, the basics of how banks operate, their obligation to operate in a safe manner and manage risks, and the responsibilities of bank employees in a customer-focused financial services environment. To learn how to  provide this career-enhancing program to your bank’s staff, contact Chris Bennett at the IBA.

In This Issue

Feb 25, 2015
See how bankers can share their stories and build the bank’s image with the February Hoosier Banker video bonus.

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

Contact:
Greg McComas, 248-835-3126

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

2015 Indiana Directory of Financial Institutions is now available

IBA Members should be receiving their complimentary copy of the 2015 Indiana Directory of Financial Institutions.  New this year, is an online edition available for purchase, as well as a comma-delimited edition.  These two additions enhance your search capabilities and create great opportunities for marketing and analysis.  To order additional copies of the print edition or subscribe to the online or comma-delimited edition or just to learn more, Click Here.