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Tuesday, October 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CO one of 4 best recovery states »
The Denver Business Journal reported this week:   Tuesday's rosy Colorado job numbers are the latest sign that...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA: Pleased with QRM Final Rule »
“We are largely pleased with the Qualified Residential Mortgage rule…which will help ensure the largest number of creditwo...
Monday, October 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sen. Crapo Calls for Community Bank Regulatory Relief »
Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) argued for community bank regulatory relief in an American Ba...
Monday, October 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Republicans Call for ‘Choke Point’ Investigation »
Led by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.), 33 House Republicans called on the Justice Department and the agency’s inspector g...
Thursday, October 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: regulations are inconsistent »
  The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's mortgage rules have put banks at odds with policymakers who are calling...
Thursday, October 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey: Compliance costs up 30% as mortgage rules multiply »
Median compliance costs for mortgage lenders are up 30% over 2013 levels, according to a new survey by Fannie Mae. Mortgag...
Thursday, October 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CCR program flourishing »
The Colorado Credit Reserve (“CCR”) Program is a pool guaranty program originally established and administered by CHFA...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Consumers are confused about credit scores, survey finds »
A TransUnion survey found that many Americans do not understand what information is reported to credit bureaus and calcula...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fixes coming to TILA-RESPA mortgage disclosures »
In response to feedback from ABA, bankers and other industry stakeholders, the CFPB on Friday proposed two changes to its...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Citigroup chairman calls for consolidation of bank regulators »
Citigroup Chairman Michael O'Neill is calling for a consolidation of U.S. bank regulators. During an industry panel discus...
Friday, October 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fed Issues FAQs on Mergers, Acquisitions »
With continued merger-and-acquisition activity in the past several years and uncertainty given the new regulatory structur...
Friday, October 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Experts cite bank missteps in branch makeovers »
Banks must bring employees up to speed on technologies that are transforming branches, says Raja Bose, vice president of b...
Thursday, October 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recording of webinar on Loan Estimate form now available »
Good afternoon, Last week the CFPB  took part in another webinar on the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule. A...
Thursday, October 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bank consultants: M and A activity heating up »
During a regular informal meeting on Wednesday, members of CBA's bank consultants committee said M and A activity is heati...
Thursday, October 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy class makes presentations »
Speaking on topics ranging from marijuana and banking to the lack of state oversight over privately owned ATMs, members of...
Thursday, October 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFPB Scrutinizes Checking Account History Databases »
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is looking into financial institutions’ use of checking account history databases...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mortgage rules Readiness Guide updated »
The CFPB has updated mortgage rules Readiness Guide to include the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule. This update...
Monday, October 6, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interchange fee savings fail to reach consumers »
The $0.21 cap on interchange fees implemented as part of the Dodd-Frank Act have cost banks between $6.6 billion and $8 bi...
Friday, October 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
​Supreme Court agrees to hear disparate impact case »
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed today to hear the case of Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Com...
Friday, October 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bernake turned down for re-fi, says regs "not right" »
The former Federal Reserve chairman, speaking at a conference in Chicago Oct. 2, told moderator Mark Zandi of Moody’s Anal...
Thursday, October 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
A court's view of Bitcoin »
At this link you will find pages from a recent securities fraud case involving Bitcoin.   The court’s analysis of...
Thursday, October 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retailers seek Supreme Court ruling on interchange rule »
Retail groups and Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., have filed briefs asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue of the...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFPB looking into manufactured housing loans »
Mobile home owners often pay more for their loans because most borrowers -- three-quarters -- choose to title their homes...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. consumers spend more, but housing data lag »
U.S. consumer spending picked up last month, but housing figures showed continued cause for concern in that sector. Spendi...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Branch count drops to 9-year low »
After five years of declines, the number of bank branches in the U.S. is at its lowest level since 2005, according to the...
Monday, September 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Credit unions trail banks in serving minority borrowers »
Banks are almost 40 percent more likely to originate home purchase loans to minority borrowers than credit unions, accordi...
Friday, September 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Holder's desired legacy: punishing bad banks »
MSN wrote, "Holder also might not be the attorney general for much longer, so it's important to him to nail some of these...
Thursday, September 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA-advocated bills rack Up co-sponsors »
Thanks to grassroots advocacy from bankers, ABA-advocated legislation has continued to rack up co-sponsors over the past s...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CBA federal legislation update »
Quick, current summary of federal legislation ·          Congress is in recess until 11/12, but the Senate recen...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
GAO Reports Weakness in CFPB’s Data Security »
Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released a statement on the GAO report showing the CFPB’s inad...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Banking roundtable with Mike Coffman »
You and members of your staff  and board are invited to a Community Banking Roundtable with CONGRESSM...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Website tracks U.S. cyber attacks »
A website, hackmageddon.com , tracks all of the cyber attacks happening in the United States. Bankers associations, inclu...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Banking groups warn against CFPB database narratives »
Comment letters on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposal to add detailed narratives to its consumer complain...
Monday, September 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Analysis: The divergent paths of auto, mortgage lending »
Lenders are loosening terms for auto loans, but mortgage standards remain tight. Reasons for the divergent paths include f...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compliance costs rise dramatically at $10b mark »
  Growing to more than $10 billion in assets can mean a significant hit to interchange income and steep increases to...

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