FDIC: Banker Teleconference on November 28th to Cover FDIC 2017 National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households

FIL-73-2018 Summary: The FDIC will discuss the results of its 2017 biennial National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households during a teleconference scheduled for Wednesday, November 28, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Other topics to be discussed include economic inclusion resources pertinent to community banks, including […]

HUD: FHA 2018 Annual Report to Congress Released

Capital Reserves remain above statutory minimum for fourth straight year The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today released its 2018 Annual Report to Congress on the economic condition of the agency’s Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMI Fund). FHA reports that at the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, the MMI Fund […]

FDIC: Information on Small-Dollar Lending Requested

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced that it is seeking public comment on issues related to small-dollar lending by FDIC-supervised financial institutions. The Request for Information (RFI) solicits comments on the consumer demand for small-dollar credit products, the supply of small-dollar credit products currently offered by banks, and […]

FDIC: 2018 Version of Money Smart for Adults Released

The FDIC today released the 2018 version of its popular instructor-led Money Smart for Adults financial education curriculum. Instructors can use the fully scripted materials with minimal preparation to deliver unbiased, relevant, and accurate financial education. “The FDIC’s Money Smart for Adults helps people gain the knowledge, confidence, and skills […]

Census Bureau: Webinar on Release of 2018-2017 ACS Five-Year Estimates Scheduled for November 27th

What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar on Nov. 27, 2018, in advance of the Dec. 6 release of the 2013-2017 American Community Survey five-year estimates. The webinar will show participants how to access the data and compare geographies and statistics over time. Embargo subscribers will have access […]

FHFA: Progress Update on the Single Security Initiative and Common Securitization Platform for Uniform Mortgage-Backed Securities

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today published An Update on the Single Security Initiative (SSI) and the Common Securitization Platform (CSP) detailing activity and progress on the development of the CSP and toward the launch of a single, common security called the Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security (UMBS). Fannie Mae and […]

ABA: Free Career Training for Veterans, Transitioning Military Members and Military Spouses Unveiled

As the nation honors veterans this week for their service to the country, the American Bankers Association is launching a new training initiative designed to make it easier for those who serve to make the transition to banking.  Today ABA released Transitioning Careers – Basic Bank Training for Veterans, a […]

Federal Reserve: Beginning November 28th, FRB Intends to Begin Publishing Semiannual Report on Assessment of U.S. Financial Stability

The Federal Reserve Board on November 28 intends to begin publishing a semiannual report presenting the Board’s view of the outlook for U.S. financial stability. The Financial Stability Report will include a summary of the Board’s framework for assessing the resilience of the U.S. financial system and a discussion of […]

SBA: Report Shows Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Face More Financing Challenges than Non-Veteran Small Businesses

New report presents substantial data on Veteran-Owned companies’ capital access challenges; Cites smaller loan requests, higher credit risk and lack of Information as possible causes WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the U.S. Small Business Administration today issued the report Financing their Future: Veteran Entrepreneurs and Capital […]