Entries by Trent Wright

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 […]

What’s New With Director Compensation?

The world of community and regional bank directors has certainly evolved over the last five years.  While the economic downturn in 2009 triggered some changes, a good number of these were already underway.  The role of bank directors has been evolving for years, but changes in the compensation structure for directors has shifted more gradually. Setting […]

New Associate Member – Redhawk Network Security

We, at Redhawk Network Security, are excited to be part of this thriving organization! Based in Bend, Oregon, we are an information security, network infrastructure, and managed security services provider. What does this mean? When it comes to cybersecurity, we integrate, assess, build, manage, discover, design, deploy, detect, and respond. But mostly, we care. We care […]

Early Bird Registration & Hotel Room Discount End TODAY!

Early Bird Registration & Hotel Room Discount End TODAY! ____________________ Idaho Community Bankers Association MANAGEMENT & DIRECTORS’ LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE The ICBA Management & Directors’ Leadership Conference is scheduled to be held on January 29-30, 2018 at the Grove  Hotel in Boise, Idaho. This event is tailored to bank management and directors, as well as emerging bank leaders. […]

$2.1 million in Housing Grants to Benefit Idaho Families

250 families and individuals will benefit from the funds  (Des Moines, Iowa) – This holiday season, 250 Idaho families will receive the gift of affordable housing, thanks to a collaborative effort between community housing providers, financial institutions and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines or the Bank). FHLB Des Moines […]