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- January 27, 2014January 17, 2014Deposit Advance Products We learned this week Regions Financial, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo and Fifth Third have decided to phase out their Deposit Advance Products. This development was a point of discussion during my meeting with CFPB Director Cordray on January 16, 2014. The vast majority of consumers using deposit advance products do so responsibly under transparent and fully disclosed terms...January 10, 2014Today - Early Bird Registration for CBA LIVE 2014 Early bird registration for CBA LIVE 2014 ends today , so register before 9:00 p.m. EST and save $300 on attending the premier conference event in retail banking. We are just a couple of short months away from CBA LIVE where we will hear from former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge on current and emerging cyber threats, Chris Gardner on...December 4, 2013Washington, D.C. (December 4, 2013) – Today, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is pleased to announce Reagan Anderson will be joining the team as Head of Congressional Affairs effective January 13, 2014. In that capacity she will also serve as a member of the management team. Most recently, she served as Vice President, Government Affairs for NYSE Euronext. “I have known Reagan since the...November 27, 2013Happy Thanksgiving from Team CBA! Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays of the year, not just because the Cowboys play, but because it is an opportunity to take a break and appreciate all we have in our lives. It requires no gift giving, and focuses on gratitude. We wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving and to those who celebrate, a happy Hanukkah. December Preview Washington is still talking...November 7, 2013CBA, Member Banks Honor Veterans and their Families Banks Employing Veterans, Creating Opportunities for Economic Advancement Washington, D.C. (November 7, 2013) – In honor of the service and sacrifice our nation’s active duty service members, veterans and their families, the retail banking industry has committed to a number of programs to help them as they continue their missions or transition...November 1, 2013Obama Administration Nominees on Hold Confirmation of a president Obama nominee for Federal Reserve Chair, Janet Yellen, could be on hold for an indefinite period. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has vowed to block her nomination until his father’s “Audit the Fed” bill receives a vote in the Senate. The bill previously has passed the House by a wide margin. In addition, Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-SC) has vowed...October 30, 2013October 23, 2013October 16, 2013Washington, D.C. (October 16, 2013) – Retail banks across the country are working with consumers impacted by the U.S. Government shutdown. A number of members of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) have setup programs for furloughed workers including: deferred loan payments, waved fees on certain services, and interest free payroll advance loans. “Banks know this is a time of hardship for many...