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Here's Congress's chance to help black communities

06/10/20

A blueprint that includes more CRA and tax credits for lower-income African Americans would help a demographic disproportionately harmed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Critics of credit union-bank mergers have it all wrong

01/24/20

Bankers may not want to hear this, but communities benefit when credit unions buy banks.

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'Don't try the FDIC's patience': Comments of the week

11/14/19

Readers react to the FDIC's fine against a bank over a 5-year-old consent order, Regions Financial's about-face on acquisitions, HUD's promotion of a controversial CFPB official and more.

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'It makes my head explode': Comments of the week

11/07/19

Readers react to Sen. Warren calling for banks to fund her Medicare plan, a proposal requiring big-bank CEOs to testify before Congress, federal regulators missing Trump-appointees on their board and more.

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Kansas credit unions prevail in latest state-level tax fight

10/30/19

A special committee in the state Senate has recommended not to move forward on a proposed bill to tax credit unions above a certain asset threshold.

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'Litigation threats are destroying innovation': Comments of the week

10/03/19

Readers react to a regulator's promise to reduce regulation that hinders innovation, Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plan to impose heavier taxes on lobby groups, Freddie Mac's exploration into AI and more.

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Entegra settles with adviser over unexpected merger expense

04/04/19

The North Carolina company was hit with a tax penalty tied to its purchase of Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia.

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Will this be CRE lenders' new best friend?

10/29/18

Federal "Opportunity Zones" that reduce exposure on capital gains could draw rich investors — and commercial lenders along with them — into economic development projects in thousands of troubled communities around the country.

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BNY Mellon's profit climbs, but deposit worries mount

10/18/18

Earnings were bolstered by lower taxes and higher asset-servicing fees, but revenue was flat and analysts raised concerns about a shrinking deposit base.

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End the free ride for tax-exempt credit unions

09/14/18

Policymakers are right to re-examine the industry’s exemption and the unfair competitive advantage it provides.

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