The Answer Is Revenue

Feb 26, 2024
When margins are narrow, there is only ‘so much’ value you can squeeze out of your assets and liabilities. It is time to rethink balance sheet growth and strategies to achieve results.

2024's Regulatory Year Ahead

Feb 26, 2024
A new year, and many things old are new again, including the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA); data privacy; Community Reinvestment Act (CRA); Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices Act (UDAAP); and beneficial ownership disclosure. There’s new activity, too, including calculating, disclosing and implementing fees on accounts.

Spread the wealth

Feb 26, 2024
As we have navigated the holiday season, and hopefully had some time to wrap up some gifts as well as a successful 2023, let’s now spend a few minutes looking into pockets of relative value in the bond market.

ICBA Center for Innovation: The Next Chapter in Fostering Community Bank-Fintech Partnerships

Feb 16, 2024
It’s an exciting time for ICBA Innovation, culminating in the long-awaited opening of ICBA’s Center for Innovation—an initiative more than a year in the making with the promise to help drive community bank innovation.

Online Training Newsletter – February 2024

Feb 16, 2024
Did you know that when you assign a course to someone, an email does not go out to the individual that they have been assigned a course.

2024 Advocacy Priorities

Feb 2, 2024
Community banks are locally based and relationship-focused institutions serving the unique needs of their customers. With a time-tested business model of sound lending and conservative risk management, they are a force for stability and prosperity in their communities.

Where Community is Built — with Lindsay LaNore and Brad Bolton

Jan 30, 2024
Former ICBA chairman Brad Bolton and Lindsay LaNore, ICBA’s senior executive vice president, chief learning and experience officer, join Charles Potts to talk about their experiences at ICBA LIVE and some advice for new and returning attendees.

Tips to Safeguard Your Financial Data During Data Privacy Week

Jan 23, 2024
With the global average cost of a data breach reaching $4.45 million in 2023, a 15 percent increase over three years, safeguarding your financial information has never been more crucial.

Online Training Newsletter – January 2024

Jan 23, 2024
We aim to offer you ample resources to make the ICBA Education Online Course Learning Management System as easy as possible to use. Following the re-branding from Community Banker University to ICBA Education we have updated those tools for your use.

Six Payment Trends Shaping Community Bank Priorities in 2024

Jan 10, 2024
To ease the regulatory and economic forces pressuring margins and embrace new payments opportunities, community banks should focus on six key trends this year to drive their payments plans and activities