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Going international to promote American community banking

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Telling our holiday story year round By Bill Loving Like so many of my community banker brethren, I simply love the holidays. It’s a time for family, friends and all-around good cheer. At Pendleton Community Bank, we deck the halls and everywhere else in between. We love to show our holiday spirit and show our […]

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Mobile is real and really here to stay By Bill Loving As a community banker, my customers always come first. And just like all community bankers, I make decisions based on what will be best for my customers. That’s because what’s best for my customers and community, in the end, is best for my bank. […]

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Too-big-to-fail—telling the facts and figures By Bill Loving, Chairman of ICBA In my travels, I’ve confirmed that regardless of where you live, the lifeblood of each and every community is its community banker and his or her desire to make their community a better place to live and work. This means that, as community bankers, […]

Clearing the Way

By Bill Loving As members of Congress head back to Washington this month from their summer recess, there’s something that should give them cleardirection on how they can help community banks prosper—it’s called The Community Lending Enhancement and Regulatory Relief Act of 2013 or CLEAR Act. With separate but similar versions introduced in the Senate […]