ICBA’s online training, in line with the Americans with Disabilities Act, helps your community bank better accommodate customers with disabilities.
New community bank guidelines originated here at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Community banks are close to the areas they serve, so it follows that having a diverse workforce that’s representative of their communities would be part of their mission. But doing so often requires a conscious effort to attract talent of various backgrounds.
This past year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) fined a national bank for misinforming its accountholders about its overdraft services fees. A handful of regulations apply to banks offering overdraft programs.
When people come to live in the U.S. from other countries, they often don’t have an American credit history, identification or other typical requirements of the account-opening or loan process. But community banks are finding ways to serve this growing population while mitigating credit and compliance hurdles.
Making sure your community bank’s commercial loans are compliant may mean borrowing strategies from the world of consumer loans.
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Many compliance functions are needed to detect mortgage fraud, from FACTA and FCRA to the SAFE Act. Here’s a look at the requirements. By Mary Thorson-Wright Mortgage fraud criminals scheme to separate people from their money (fraud for profit) or to obtain housing (fraud for property). The FBI, which routinely investigates incidents of fraud, defines […]
Community banks collect more customer data than ever before. A data security plan will ensure this valuable information is kept safe from hackers. By Mary Thorson Wright It’s a robbery that no security camera, armed guard or time-locked vault can prevent. The perpetrators are hiding behind the computer screen, and their weapons are sophisticated and […]