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Community banks must engage customers on new IRS reporting mandates

By Rebeca Romero Rainey If community bankers weren’t busy enough continuing their heroic economic response to the pandemic, a recent proposal to impose new IRS reporting mandates on customer bank accounts has become a major advocacy priority. To counter the plan,...

Robert Fisher: Lead with integrity

  One of my early mentors told me, ‘It’s often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.’ That piece of advice has … allowed us to be a little more progressive as a bank. Leading a family-owned community bank offers a lot of opportunities,...

CSBS Elects Montana’s Melanie Hall as Chair 

Washington, D.C. – The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) today announced the election of Montana Commissioner of Banking and Financial Institutions Melanie Hall as the new chair of the CSBS Board of Directors.   CSBS also elected new officers for...

Crypto Chronicles: Bitcoin 101 for Community Bankers

The payments industry is abuzz with excitement as one topic continues capturing headlines, with profound implications for community banks: Bitcoin. As the original digital currency, Bitcoin has steadily climbed from obscurity to reach a total market capitalization of...

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