Entries by Trent Wright

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 […]

HMDA and Company—Highlights for the Upcoming Year

Author: Sarah Sauceda This past year has shaped up to be quite a ride but buckle up—2018 is fast approaching. Highlights for 2018 include: (1) Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) changes; (2) amendments to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA); (3) an increased Truth-in-Lending (TIL) threshold; (4) Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) amendments; and (5) “sunset” […]