Iowa

Heartland Financial buying bank in Illinois

08/13/19

The Iowa company will pay QCR Holdings about $59 million for Rockland Bank and Trust.

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Iowa bank announces second asset sale to a credit union

06/26/19

First American Bank agreed to sell its Iowa branches to GreenState just weeks after arranging the transfer of its Florida locations to another credit union.

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Banks, credit unions find common ground in electronic notary push

05/13/19

New legislation in Iowa that allows banks and credit unions to use electronic notaries could help local lenders compete with online competitors.

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Emily Girsch, Lincoln Savings Bank | Most Powerful Women: Next

04/28/19

Innovation is part of Emily Girsch's daily routine. That's why the chief financial officer at Lincoln Savings Bank in Cedar Falls, Iowa, spends a lot of time thinking about the need to modernize bank regulations for the digital age.

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UMB to buy corporate trust business in Iowa

03/05/19

The company will open its first office in Iowa after buying the business from Bankers Trust.

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Heartland to expand Kansas City operations with Blue Valley acquisition

01/16/19

The Iowa company will pay $94 million for a bank with five branches and $727 million in loans.

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Heartland in Iowa sells two consumer finance businesses

01/14/19

Heartland said the sales will allow it to focus on other operations.

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Warren bashes banks and billionaires in first 2020 campaign swing

01/07/19

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s first trip to Iowa as a likely presidential candidate highlighted her fiery anti-Wall Street populism.

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Wells Fargo layoffs begin with 1,000 mortgage, tech jobs

11/15/18

Wells Fargo will lay off 1,000 workers primarily from its mortgage unit in the first major round of a previously announced plan to cut the bank's workforce by as much as 10% over the next three years.

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An Iowa bank’s mandate for selling itself: Simplify

10/26/18

ATBancorp had an unusual footprint that included a small bank and a number of fee-based businesses. But it had to slim down before it could find a buyer.

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