Small Seeds for Growth

Microlending programs serve as greenhouses for Main Street businesses By Audrey Wright-Cipriano Microlending has existed for decades in impoverished third-world countries, but in the last few years, the concept has been gaining momentum in the United States. Symptoms of the recession—such as tightened commercial credit, diminished credit scores and the disillusioned unemployed who have decided […]

Hot Regulatory Issues for 2013

ICBA’s Regulatory Outlook for 2013 ICBA experts highlight action on five important regulatory issues to anticipate in 2013 – Overdraft Protection Requirements—by Elizabeth Eurgubian– Evolving Fair Lending Interpretations—by Lilly Thomas– Farm Credit Administration Hubris—by Mark Scanlan– Remittance Rule Adjustments—by L. Cary Whaley III – Structural Changes to Bank Secrecy Act—by Lilly Thomas

Launching on Facebook

Getting up and running with the most well rounded of all social media sites By Ann Chen In the social media world, Facebook is considered the big man on campus and an all-around workhorse communication tool. You can share links, post videos, ask questions, share news and create custom information on tabs through the site. […]