CBA General Programs

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

  • April 16, 2019
    MAKING NEWS AT CBA LIVE (Left): In an unplanned, unscripted moment, Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting joined FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams and myself on stage during our Washington Wednesday morning general session. Comptroller Otting announced at CBA LIVE a meeting with the FDIC , OCC and Fed to review CRA and an agreement in principle on the modernization efforts… The CBALIVE-Stream...
  • April 9, 2019
    To mark 100 years of helping finance the American dream, CBA's ambassadors gathered for leadership photos, including past and present board members and members of CBA's committees. It has been an incredible week in our nation’s capital, as we hosted CBA LIVE 2019 - the biggest event in its 10-year history. We welcomed nearly 1,600 attendees, including more than 750 senior banking leaders, and...
  • April 2, 2019
    Woodforest National Bank Wins CBA’s 2019 Joe Belew Award WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today presented the ninth annual Joe Belew Award to Woodforest National Bank for its Woodforest Foundry program. The 2019 Joe Belew Award was presented to the CBA member-bank applicant with the most innovative and impactful small business initiatives, highlighting its “Currency of...
  • March 29, 2019
    CBA LIVE 2019: The Currency of NOW Record Attendance: 1,600+ Attendees. 750+ Bankers. See you all on Monday! Cajun Thoughts: Cajun Thoughts: CBA LIVE 2019 For those attending the record-setting CBA LIVE 2019, while there will be much substantive dialogue, you will also be treated to our usual fun fest. Many surprises are in store! And, of course, don’t forget to pack your jeans! Arthur J. Morris...
  • March 22, 2019
    Arthur J. Morris , Founder CBA Centennial: 100 Years of Financing the American Dream CBA Leadership penned an op-ed examining the creation, evolution and current state of retail banking – which all started with CBA’s original members. Before CBA’s original membership formed as Morris Plan Banks, consumer loans as we know them today were virtually nonexistent and each loan was expected to be...
  • March 20, 2019
    The concept of applying for a loan at your bank or putting a purchase on a credit card hardly seems unusual. This was not always the case, however. As recently as the early 1900s, banks expected any loan or extension of credit to be secured by a tangible asset or salable good. In other words, if you wanted a loan, you needed to already own something. All of this changed in 1910 when an attorney...
  • March 15, 2019
    CBA LIVE 2019: Don't miss Bank of America Chairman of the Board & CEO Brian Moynihan speak at CBA LIVE about the state of retail banking. Register today here . Mr. Moynihan sat down with CNBC 's 'The Exchange' on Thursday to discuss the bank's efforts toward digital banking, diversity, the U.S. economy and other hot button topics. Bank of America plans to open 500 U.S. branches over the next...
  • March 14, 2019
    CBA LIVE 2019: The Currency of NOW to Kick Off April 1-3 in D.C. Media RSVP Available Here WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association will host its annual conference, CBA LIVE, April 1-3, 2019, at the Gaylord National Harbor. CBA LIVE, now in its tenth year, is the premier retail banking conference with more than 1,500 representatives from across the financial services industry,...
  • March 1, 2019
    Join us April 1-3, 2019 in Washington, D.C. for CBA LIVE 2019: The Currency of NOW to experience 90 hours of programming, powerhouse speakers and unprecedented networking with senior bankers. Sign up here to be part of retail banking's must-attend event. Cajun Thoughts: BILL PAY SOLUTIONS I read an article this week about the company ClickSWITCH which offers an automated account transfer solution...
  • February 22, 2019
    CBA’s Fraud Working Group held their in-person meeting at CBA HQ this week. Participants discussed hot button business topics such as the use of Zelle and real time payments under Regulation E, bipartisan BSA/AML relief and issues around data security. The group also heard from sponsor FICO about global fraud and technology trends. Cajun Thoughts: CBA STUDENT LENDING ROLLOUT CBA Board Chairman...

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