Corporations have fought vigorously to thwart even the most basic rules that would require them to be more transparent about hidden charges, according to a Washington Post review of federal lobbying records and hundreds of filings submitted to government agencies.
First Internet Bank’s acquisition deal with Georgia bank terminated
First Internet announced in November that it planned to acquire Georgia-based First Century Bank for about $80 million. But when it became necessary to extend the closing date, the parties couldn’t agree on extension terms.Read More
Got a dime? Businesses seek Treasury help with coin shortage
A group of trade associations that represent individual businesses including banks, retail outlets, truck stops, grocery stores and more is asking the Treasury Department for more help convincing Americans to get coins back in circulation.Read More
Chase to install solar panels on at least 17 area branches
The installations are happening at Chase branches across the United States, and each installation will provide 30% of that branch’s annual power needs, Chase spokeswoman Carlene Lule said.Read More
Indiana credit unions pursue growth by buying banks
The banking industry, which argues that credit unions’ tax-exempt status gives them an unfair edge, objects to the trend.Read More
With help from a national pilot group that includes three Indiana-based banks, the Federal Reserve will soon launch the service, called FedNow.
The filing from SVB Financial Group was widely expected, with much of the company now under the control of banking regulators. The bank was seized last week by the federal government.
The recent failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank, which catered mostly to the tech industry, might have you worried about your money. After all, they were the second- and third-biggest bank failures in U.S. history.
In a sign of how fast the financial bleeding was occurring, regulators announced that New York-based Signature Bank had also failed and was being seized on Sunday.
In this episode host, Angela B. Freeman talks with Sanchez about diversity, equity and inclusion from a unique and authentic vantage point as a Hispanic male executive in the banking and lending industry.
The tests vary from year to year, but generally involve the Fed testing to see how steep the losses in the banking industry would be if unemployment were to skyrocket and economic activity were to severely contract.
The three major U.S. banking regulators said Thursday they a plan to rewrite much of the outdated regulations tied to a decades-old banking law designed to encourage lending to the poor and racial minorities in the areas where banks have branches.
The bank was accused in a lawsuit earlier this year of providing disproportionately fewer mortgages to Black borrowers, closing branches in predominantly Black neighborhoods and giving Black people less information during the mortgage-application process.
A number other banks have announced this year—Ally Bank and regional banking giant PNC for example—that they would end overdraft fees or create programs that would greatly lower the chance a customer would get hit with an overdraft fees.
The amount of money banks earn from overdraft fees has dropped significantly since 2019—and observers say that revenue might never rebound to pre-pandemic levels.
All 23 of the nation’s biggest banks are healthy enough to withstand a sudden economic catastrophe, the Federal Reserve said Thursday.
The bank cited specifically the impact that overdraft fees have on Black and Latino households, which are historically poorer than their white counterparts and are hit with overdraft fees more often.
Fishers-based First Internet Bank began assembling its Small Business Administration lending division in late 2018.
Greg Maurer, who has served on the bank’s board since 2013, will take over as chairman.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which regulates federally chartered U.S. banks, has recently given banks the go-ahead to engage in certain types of cryptocurrency transactions.
High levels of uncertainty, along with other pandemic-related factors, have pushed U.S. commercial bank deposits to record highs since the beginning of the year.
Although redlining—discrimination in banking and lending based on someone’s race or where they live—has been illegal since the Fair Housing Act passed in 1968, analysts at Indiana University’s Public Policy Institute found that inequities in home-loan lending still exist.
The health of the banking sector is a proxy for the U.S. economy, since the banks’ fortunes largely rise or fall depending on whether borrowers are repaying their debts.