CFPB: Proposal to Facilitate Access to Credit in Rural and Underserved Areas Issued

Proposal Would Extend Provisions to Cover More Community Banks, Credit Unions, and Other Creditors WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today proposed several changes to its mortgage rules to facilitate responsible lending by small creditors, particularly in rural and underserved areas. If finalized, the proposal issued today would […]

CFPB: Safe Student Account Scorecard Released

Bureau Seeks Comment on Scorecard to Help Schools Avoid Promoting Products with Tricks and Traps WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking input on a “Safe Student Account Scorecard” that would help colleges to avoid partnering with financial institutions that offer checking and prepaid accounts with […]

ABA: Can Your Bank Help Teach Children to Save?

ABA calls for banker volunteers to increase financial capability in local schools ​WASHINGTON — The American Bankers Association, through its Community Engagement Foundation, is calling for banker volunteers to register for its national Teach Children to Save campaign. Now in its 19th year, the Teach Children to Save program is a national […]

Successful Connection Story: MainSource Bank Donates Computers to CASI through findCRA

In celebration of the 2014 holiday season, findCRA is excited to share the generosity of MainSource Bank, who stepped up and donated 15 corporate computers to Community Action of Southern Indiana (CASI)!  While searching though findCRA’s online project listing, MainSource discovered that CASI needed office equipment and supplies for their […]