Archives for May 2013

May 2013 SBA Regulatory Spotlight and Montana Economy at a Glance – April Edition

The latest SBA Regulatory Spotlight is now available at http://www.ourfactsyourfuture.org/?PAGEID=67&SUBID=139.

SBA Lender Training Opportunity & Small Business/Lender Recognition Awards

On June 13, 2013, in conjunction with our annual Small Business Week Awards luncheon, SBA will be holding a training event for lenders.  You are invited to participate in this unique lender training opportunity where SBA will explore the life of an SBA loan taking a scenario from cradle to grave.  The training will be Read the Rest…

SBA Lender Training Opportunity & Small Business/Lender Recognition Awards

On June 13, 2013, in conjunction with our annual Small Business Week Awards luncheon, SBA will be holding a training event for lenders.  You are invited to participate in this unique lender training opportunity where SBA will explore the life of an SBA loan taking a scenario from cradle to grave.  The training will be Read the Rest…

ICBA Releases Report on Why Too-Big-To-Fail Must End

Washington, D.C. (May 22, 2013)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today released “End Too-Big-To-Fail,” a report that examines the impact of too-big-to-fail financial institutions on the U.S. economy and why too-big-to-fail must be brought to an end now. In the report, ICBA also highlights the Terminating Bailouts for Taxpayer Fairness Act of 2013 (TBTF Read the Rest…

ICBA Survey: New Mortgage Rules for Balloon, Rural Lenders Would Limit Access to Credit in Rural Areas

Washington, D.C. (May 9, 2013)— Many residents in rural America would have reduced access to mortgage credit despite accommodations included in new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) mortgage rules, according to survey results released today by the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA). ICBA’s Community Bank Qualified Mortgage Survey found that provisions for balloon-payment mortgage Read the Rest…

Action Alert! The Time Is Now To Act on Too-Big-To-Fail

Tell Your Senators To Support S. 798 To the nation’s community bankers, After decades of dealing with the systemic risks, government-subsidized competitive advantages, and regulatory burdens caused by the largest financial institutions, there is now growing momentum to fundamentally address the too-big-to-fail problem. Fortunately for community bankers and the communities we serve, Washington and the Read the Rest…

Banking Groups Split on “Too Big To Fail”

Two of the largest bank lobbying groups each wants to be the voice of community banks in Washington, but when it comes to the reinvigorated debate over “too big to fail” — they are taking decidedly different positions. The Independent Community Bankers of America has come out swinging against Wall Street giants and last week Read the Rest…

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