Washington DC

Ronald Paul retires as Eagle Bancorp CEO, citing health issue

03/21/19

Paul, one of American Banker's Community Bankers of the Year in 2012, made Eagle a formidable Washington-area institution.

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SBA renews push to raise caps for Express program

02/26/19

The agency wants to increase the maximum SBA Express loan to $1 million from $350,000 to pump up volume.

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What community banks like so much about Northern Va.

02/21/19

Bankers are eager to expand there through M&A, de novos or other means, encouraged by strong employment and disruption created by recent consolidation.

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Upset SBA borrowers take their beef to Capitol Hill

02/11/19

If the government insists on forcing another shutdown, business owners are intent on letting Congress know how much the last one hurt.

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S Corp banks finally get clarity on tax reform

02/05/19

Shareholders in Subchapter S corporations will get some tax relief of their own under a new Treasury Department rule that will let them take a 20% deduction on qualified business income, which includes loan originations and sales.

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Industry group urges reopening of SBA, citing impact of shutdown

01/22/19

The shutdown is keeping the agency from approving about 300 loans per day, according to CBA President Richard Hunt.

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Bad for business? Weighing shutdown’s impact on commercial loans

01/18/19

Credit union and bank executives say the federal work stoppage hasn’t hit business lines yet, but that could change if things drag on much longer.

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Agriculture Department reopens briefly to assist farmers hurt by shutdown

01/17/19

Farm Services Agency staff will have three days to work on existing loan applications and provide tax documents for existing loans.

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Washington de novo receives conditional FDIC approval

01/14/19

Though it wil be based in the nation's capital, MOXY Bank will also have significant operations in Charlotte, N.C.

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Shutdown has farmers and their lenders sweating

01/14/19

The impasse has halted grant and loan applications and frozen many farm subsidies just weeks ahead of planting season.

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