Entries by Trent Wright

“Tailoring” on appraisals when a qualified appraiser cannot be found.

S.2155 Section 103 Exemption from Appraisal of Real Property located in Rural Areas, provides an exemption under certain circumstances that you can have an “waiver” if unable to locate an appraiser.  There are several requirements in order to meet this exemption.  Additionally, the Final Rule published last week by the inter-agency on the Residential Real […]

Two IBA Members Recognized as Best to Work for by American Banker

Congratulations to our IBA members who were on the list of best banks to work for out this week from the American Banker publication. As the article points out, the bank’s leaders must work purposefully every day to ensure that employees are engaged, having fun and enjoy what they are doing. Getting on the list also […]

Idaho Bankers Association Endorses ICBA Bancard

Washington, D.C. (Aug. 8, 2019)—ICBA Bancard, the payments services subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), has been endorsed by the Idaho Bankers Association (IBA). This marks the 39th state banking association to give its seal of approval to ICBA Bancard, which provides payments solutions to community banks. “We are honored to be […]

IDAHO BANKERS IN THE NEWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                    July 23, 2019 Contact: Idaho Bankers Association (208-342-8282) Trent Wright, President and CEO IDAHO BANKERS IN THE NEWS Boise – Ron Johnson, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, The Bank of Commerce in Idaho Falls, was recently elected as the 2019/2020 Chair of the Board of Directors for the Idaho Bankers […]

IDAHO COMMUNITY BANKERS IN THE NEWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              July 23, 2019 Contact: Idaho Community Bankers Association (208-342-8282) Trent Wright, President and CEO IDAHO COMMUNITY BANKERS IN THE NEWS Boise – Jason Meyerhoeffer, President and CEO of First Federal Bank in Twin Falls, was recently elected as the 2019-2020 Chair of the Board of Directors for the Idaho Community Bankers Association […]

FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage and Related Matters – Free Webinar

FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage and Related Matters – Free Webinar Provided complimentary as a member service by the Idaho Bankers Association and Promontory Interfinancial Network, LLC. Click here to register – May 7, 2019 – 10:00–11:00 AM CT Click here to register – May 9, 2019 – 2:00-3:00 PM CT Now is a great time for […]

Good News for Banks: Congress Makes Way for Reciprocal Deposits.

Glenn Martin, Regional Director Promontory Interfinancial Network, LLC Arlington, VA A lesser-known provision of a new law just changed the market for deposits, and it could not have come at a better time for banks, especially community banks. The provision, which is part of the regulatory relief package for banks just signed by President Trump, […]

Economic Outlook by Alan Blinder

March 2018 Alan S. Blinder Vice Chairman and Co-Founder, Promontory Interfinancial Network Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University Jay came, Jay saw, Jay conquered. Well, maybe it wasn’t that hard a conquest, but Jerome (“Jay”) Powell’s first Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting as Chairman of the Federal Reserve has to be scored […]