CBA General Programs

Items about the Consumer Bankers Association and its initiatives, including CBA Advanced Education, CBA LIVE, CBA Team news and more.

  • December 3, 2019
    CBA Statement on DeVos Federal Loan Proposal “The fact the Department of Education is the nation’s fifth largest bank speaks volumes to America’s federal student loan crisis.” *** “Congress and the Department of Education need to work together on real solutions – not temporary patches – to fundamentally reform and improve the federal loan system.” WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association...
  • November 15, 2019
    CBA is excited to announce the addition of our 14 th committee – the Fraud Management Committee. Fraud has been a hot topic among many of our committees and this new committee will help centralize CBA’s efforts. The new Fraud Management Committee is led by Chair Brian Housler of TD Bank and Vice Chair Jason Castillo of Citizens Bank . Some more information on CBA’s latest committee is below...
  • November 1, 2019
    What is most important to younger consumers? In a recent report conducted in Q1 by Caliber, integrity was considered most important by consumers in every generation except Gen. Z, where it still ranked third. “What actually matters most to people when it comes to building trust in financial institutions,” the report states , “is that these institutions demonstrate a responsible behavior.” Cajun...
  • October 25, 2019
    CBA's Fair & Responsible Banking Committee, led by Chair Mark Schultz of Capital One and Vice Chair Julie Jehrio of M&T Bank , at CBA HQ last week for their annual in-person meeting Cajun Thoughts: DO THE CITIGROUP SHUFFLE CEO Michael Corbat of Citi has tapped the bank's Latin America CEO Jane Fraser to fill the role of President, a position that has been open since Jamie Forese retired...
  • October 18, 2019
    FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams said this week during a Q&A session I moderated at Exchequer Club in Washington, D.C., she hopes all three prudential regulators will work together on Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) reform, but said there is no guarantee it will happen. The Chairman hopes to move forward together on the proposal but the FDIC , like the OCC , is willing to go alone. Learn...
  • October 18, 2019
    If Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple were banks, would consumers trust them their money? Two separate studies released this month attempted to answer that question, and what they found was that most consumers would still prefer to stash their savings in traditional banks. Careful savers — those who set aside money each month and check their balances often — largely prefer to keep their money in...
  • October 11, 2019
    CBA Board Chairman Nitin Mhatre of Webster Bank 's colleagues Alice Ferreira , SVP, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs (L) and Kelly Raskauskas , VP, External Relations (R) visited with the CBA family this week. Here they are pictured with a framed photo of our leader Nitin. Cajun Thoughts: FED TAKES STEPS TO RIGHT-SIZE REGULATIONS We appreciate the Fed's vote this week to tailor...
  • October 11, 2019
    CBA, Novantas Report Reveals New Insights on What Drives Consumer Savings WASHINGTON - The Consumer Bankers Association and Novantas today announced the release of new consumer deposit research, The Savings Dilemma. The study delves into an area of increased attention – consumer savings behavior – with a focus on actions U.S. banks can do to encourage savings and grow valuable deposits. The...
  • October 4, 2019
    Nothing provides clarity like the asterisk. It clears the air and cuts to the point. It’s a shortcut to answers and understanding. CBA LIVE 2020 is the place for clear, honest conversations. It’s where the leaders in retail banking go for answers to the most challenging questions and find clarity amid the clutter. Register today to claim your spot – Early Bird rates are valid through January 10,...
  • September 27, 2019
    As of August 31, 2019, a total of 176 M&A deals valued at $45.25 billion were announced this year, compared to 186 deals valued at $23.77 billion over the same period in 2018.  The number of U.S. bank deals jumped in the second half of August with 11 deals announced – the largest of which was First Midwest Bancorp Inc. ’s purchase of Bankmanagers Corp. , according to S&P Global Market...

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