Items Tagged with 'ICBA'


  • Credit unions, community banks want Fannie and Freddie to retain capital

    NAFCU, ICBA ask FHFA to take steps to avoid another bailout
    In a letter sent Thursday to FHFA Director Mel Watt, the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions and the Independent Community Bankers of America ask Watt and the FHFA to “do everything within its authority to ensure the GSEs maintain a capital buffer” to address any potential losses and avoid a bailout in the future.
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  • Community bankers: GSE reform should keep what works and just fix the problems

    How to ensure a robust primary and secondary mortgage market
    More talk of reforming the government-sponsored enterprises are starting to surface as the Trump administration promises to make reform a priority. Diverging from other industry reform options out there, the Independent Community Bankers of America penned their version of how GSE reform should take place. So which option will work best?
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  • What a millennial wants from a lender

    Now other generations follow suit
    Millennials grew up constantly posting their lives on social media and having access to the world in the palm of their hand, and as a direct result, what they want from a lender is vastly different from previous generations. Now this is becoming a new normal for all generations.
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  • Should the Post Office become a Too-Big-to-Fail?

    Postal banking services could reach underserved communities
    Will the day come soon when you can mail your package and take out a small loan all at the same place? The United States Postal Service presented its latest idea to help both Americans and itself financially.
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