SBA: Celebrating Small Business Saturday in Communities across America

U.S. Small Business Administration Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton is encouraging Americans to support local communities by shopping at small businesses on Saturday, November 30. Celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday allows consumers to make a tremendous impact in their neighborhoods by supporting local small businesses. Last […]

ABA: Banzai! Co-Founder and GenHERation CEO Among Volunteer Judges for Financial Education Contest

The American Bankers Association Foundation has announced its national judging panel for its 2019-2020 Lights, Camera, Save! video contest. The annual contest, now in its 10th year, encourages teens to educate their peers about using money wisely through the creative use of video. This year’s panel of volunteer judges features experts […]

SBA: 5th Annual Mentor-Protege Conference Scheduled Next Week to Connect Small Businesses with Federal Contract Opportunities

The U.S. Small Business Administration will host its Mentor-Protégé Conference on November 12-13 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Arlington, Va. The conference will give small businesses access to guidance on federal contracting, face-to-face meetings and opportunities to team with larger businesses and graduates of the SBA’s 8(a) Business Development program.  “It’s important […]

CFPB: Symposium Announced for Dodd-Frank and Equal Credit Opportunity Acts on November 6th

 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) announced today that it will hold a symposium on Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act on November 6, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. The event will be webcast on the Bureau’s website.  Section 1071 amended the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) to require financial institutions […]

Census Bureau: Celebrating Manufacturing Day

The U.S. Census Bureau today celebrates the importance of the manufacturing sector to the nation’s economy during the eighth annual observance of Manufacturing Day. The event is traditionally held the first Friday in October, which has been set aside to recognize this sector’s vast contributions. The Census Bureau has created a Manufacturing […]

ABA: Teens Encouraged to Submit Videos in ABA Foundation’s 10th Annual “Lights, Camera, Save!” Contest

Creative teens with video skills and a passion for sound money management can now submit entries in the American Bankers Association Foundation’s 10th annual Lights, Camera, Save! video contest. Lights, Camera, Save! is a national competition that encourages teens to educate their peers about using money wisely through the creative use […]

OCC: Comptroller Discusses Community Reinvestment Act, Honored for his Philanthropy

Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting today discussed community reinvestment and economic opportunity during remarks at the 2019 Illumination Reception hosted by the Oasis Center International, in Santa Ana, Calif. During his comments, Comptroller Otting highlighted how the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) encouraged investment and funding that help make the work […]

ABA: New Video Series Launched to Highlight Career Opportunities in Banking

The American Bankers Association today launched a new series of videos highlighting the diverse and rewarding career opportunities available in banking today. The videos, which profile eight employees working in different jobs at banks of all sizes across the country, are available on ABA’s new Careers in Banking webpage, which also features […]

SBA: America’s Small Businesses Invited to Tell Their Story

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2020 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year. For more than 50 years, National Small Business Week has celebrated the inspiring achievements of America’s small businesses and the countless contributions they make to […]

CDFI Fund: Public Meeting of Advisory Board Scheduled for September 23rd in Washington, DC

Meeting Marks 25th Anniversary of the CDFI Fund The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is convening a meeting of the Community Development Advisory Board (the Advisory Board) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Monday, September 23, 2019. The Advisory Board meeting will be held in Cash […]