Fees and Football
By Kari English, Senior Editor
The banking industry had something in common with the replacement NFL officials this fall: people were not happy with either. Those same people are going to be even angrier when they read the latest study from Bankrate.com, released last month, which found that almost every checking account fee the site follows went up, with some bank fees rising 25 percent or more. Read more>>
|Nearly 15,000 Sign Petition to Exempt Community Banks from Basel III Rules|
|The Independent Community Bankers of America has announced that nearly 15,000 community bankers and their allies have signed a petition calling on banking regulators to exempt community banks from proposed Basel III capital regulations. Read more>>|
|OCC, Ex-Im Bank and SBA Co-Sponsor Webinar on How Community Banks Can Finance Small Business Exporters|
|The webinar will focus on how community banks can use the federally guaranteed loan programs of the Ex-Im Bank and the SBA to finance small business exporters. Read more>>|
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|SNL: SBLF Program Marked by Lending Growth, Mergers, Redemptions |
|Banks that used the Small Business Lending Fund for its originally intended purpose have grown their loan portfolios by 90.3 percent, according to an SNL Financial article. Read more>>|
|CFPB to Oversee Debt Collectors|
|This authority will extend to about 175 debt collectors, which account for over 60 percent of the industry's annual receipts in the consumer debt collection market. Read more>>|