Entries by Trent Wright

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 […]

Relief for Community Banks in the Competition for Deposits

Relief for Community Banks in the Competition for Deposits An important reform of the rules governing reciprocal deposits will make it easier for community banks to compete for the business of large depositors. By: Steve Davis, Regional Director at Promontory Interfinancial Network, LLC The recent bank reform bill made a lot of news, but what […]

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 […]