ABA: 8 Banking Tips Millennials Need to Know

WASHINGTON — As millennials juggle a multitude of responsibilities — from school, to work, to planning for major life events — the American Bankers Association is highlighting eight banking tips to help them secure a financially sound future. “Millennials are digital natives who understand the importance of staying connected socially, but staying […]

FDIC: National Financial Capability Month and Free Educational Tools

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) marked National Financial Capability Month this April by highlighting educational opportunities for both adults and young people to build their financial knowledge and skills to achieve brighter financial futures. The FDIC’s Money Smart program includes a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low- […]

CDFI Fund: Final Webinar Training Schedule for Expanding CDFI Coverage in Underserved Areas Released

The final five webinars for the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund)’s Expanding CDFI Coverage in Underserved Areas training series have been scheduled. The series, part of the CDFI Fund’s Capacity Building Initiative, provides specialized training and technical assistance to certified and emerging CDFIs to extend their reach into […]

OCC: National Financial Capability Month Recognized in Capitol Hill Event

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) recognized National Financial Capability Month by participating in the annual Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill event today. OCC staff distributed financial capability materials at the event, including the agency’s Financial Literacy Update and the OCC’s Consumer Advisories.  Staff also highlighted […]

FDIC: List of Bank Examined for CRA Compliance Issued

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued its list of state nonmember banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The list covers evaluation ratings that the FDIC assigned to institutions in January 2016. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and […]