OCC: Supporting America Saves Week

WASHINGTON — Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry today issued the following statement in recognition of America Saves Week, February 23 – 28, 2015: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is pleased to support America Saves Week, which encourages individuals and families to prepare for the future […]

FDIC: Branch Banking Remains Prevalent Despite the Growth of Online and Mobile Banking

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today released a study showing that despite the increased use of online and mobile banking, brick-and-mortar banking offices continue to be the primary means through which FDIC-insured institutions deliver financial services to their customers. FDIC-insured institutions operated 94,725 banking offices as of June 2014, […]

CDFI Fund: President’s 2016 Budget Requests $233.5 Million for Treasury’s CDFI Fund

Funds Would Extend the CDFI Fund’s Economic Development Efforts in Underserved Communities WASHINGTON – Today, President Obama released the Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Budget proposal, which includes $233.5 million for the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). This funding would extend the CDFI Fund’s efforts […]

OCC: Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day

WASHINGTON — Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry today issued the following statement recognizing Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is pleased to support Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, a nationwide effort to increase awareness about a valuable tax […]

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 […]