Knoxville, Tennessee – July 15 2014 – Today, the Tennessee Bankers Association honored South-Doyle High School business teacher Laura McCall with a statewide “EverFi Teacher of the Year Award” for her efforts to educate local students on how to be smart with money and plan for their financial future. More.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today published a final rule in the Federal Register that raises assessments on national banks and federal savings associations (FSAs) with total assets over $40 billion. The rule will become effective on August 8, 2014. More
William B. Marsh, chairman and chief executive officer of First Commerce Bank in Lewisburg, TN, was installed as chairman of the Tennessee Bankers Association (TBA) during ceremonies at the closing banquet of the organization’s 124th Annual Meeting. Almost 600 members of the financial services industry and related businesses attended the convention. More
The Federal Reserve will continue its planned reduction in purchases of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities, tapering the purchases from $45 billion per month to $35 billion in July, the Federal Open Market Committee said yesterday. More.
The deadline for submitting entries to the 2014 ABA Community Commitment Awards is fast approaching - July 1. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to demonstrate your bank’s corporate social responsibility and gain local and national recognition for efforts in your community. More.
Eighty-six members of the House yesterday wrote to President Obama urging him to appoint someone with community bank experience to the Federal Reserve Board. There currently are two vacancies on the seven-member board. More.
Delegates of the Young Bankers Division of the Tennessee Bankers Association (TBA) elected new officers and directors for 2014-2015 during their annual Leadership Convention, held in April. Read more.
NASHVILLE – Fifty-three bankers recently completed requirements for graduation from the 2014 session of The Southeastern School of Consumer Credit (TSSCC) held in Nashville. The program is one of four Southeastern Schools sponsored by the Tennessee Bankers Association (TBA). More.
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bankers Association (TBA) Young Bankers Division recently honored outstanding banks and bankers for excellence in educating the public about personal finance, banking, and economics through the Personal Economics Program (PEP). More than 80 awards and certificates were announced during a special ceremony at the TBA’s 2014 Leadership Convention held April 27-29. More.
Last week the National Retail Federation turned the high-profile, well-documented and otherwise embarrassing data security breach at Target Corp., one of the nation’s largest retailers, into an opportunity to scold the banking industry about data security. More.
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