Iowa banker keeps the community centered

Iowa banker keeps the community centered

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In and out of the office Brad Lane, president of the $127 million Security Savings Bank, Gowrie, serves as the bedrock of his local communities ...
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Cybersecurity expert: Compliance doesn’t equal security

Cybersecurity expert: Compliance doesn’t equal security

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With bitcoin being the currency of choice for cyber criminals, perhaps the time has come for community bankers to set ...
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Minnesota independents honor 6 at convention

Minnesota independents honor 6 at convention

/ People, State Meetings
The Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota recognized six bankers with its Legacy of Community Banking Award at its annual convention, ...
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‘Girl Banker’ seeks to influence gender mix of industry

‘Girl Banker’ seeks to influence gender mix of industry

/ Profiles
Natalie Bartholomew is not a golfer. She is a women’s advocate, a working mom, an influencer, a blogger, and first ...
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Chronicles

Reciprocal deposits hot again, thanks to reg reform

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With funding challenges becoming pervasive for community bankers, a provision inside of recently passed reg relief is prompting renewed enthusiasm ...
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Iowa banks will merge

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Farmers Savings Bank in Victor and Keystone Savings Bank in Marengo will merge later this year ...
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Michigan CUs join to form trust bank

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Seven credit unions in Michigan have joined forces to create a limited-purpose trust bank, the first of its kind in ...
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People

SHAZAM names new chair

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Kevin Swalley, chairman and CEO of GNB Bank, Grundy Center, Iowa, was elected chair of the SHAZAM, Inc., board of ...
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Richard named vice chair, CRO at U.S. Bank

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Jodi Richard will become the new vice chairman and chief risk officer at U.S. Bank, succeeding P.W. (Bill) Parker, who previously ...
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Peoples announces new Washington lenders

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Bellingham, Wash.-based Peoples Bank announced a slate of new lenders at its Washington branches in Snohomish and Whatcom counties ...
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Opinion

What is REMA and why should you care?

/ Operations
Reasonably Expected Market Area is a tool used in fair lending examinations, but you won't find a standard definition in ...
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Chatbot success: Ethical interactions key to maintain trust

/ Technology
The value of AI is well established, but when a community bank implements a customer service chatbot, the usefulness may ...
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The considerations of raising capital

/ Opinion
When raising capital, community banks can be at a disadvantage compared to larger competitors and must consider several factors in ...
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Community Relations

Wisconsin bank partners with local college for higher purpose

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Community State Bank, Union Grove, Wis., resurrected its Union Grove office on July 23 with a sweet addition, Shepherds Community ...
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Gate City partners with Fargo for neighborhood revitalization

The city of Fargo, N.D., joined forces with its own Gate City Bank to add to its Neighborhood Revitalization Initative, ...
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Legence funds scholarships

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Illinois’ Legence Bank has donated $12,250 in educational scholarships to support high school students in southern Illinois and southern Indiana ...
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