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State's Top DFI Official: Ease Regulations for Community Banks
The head of Kentucky's Department of Financial Institutions hopes to see some easing of federal banking regulations for community banks.

Sep 25, 2014
Ripple of Change
Community banks adopt Bitcoin-like payments protocol.

Sep 23, 2014
Powell Says Fed Working to Ease ‘Daunting’ Burden on Small Banks
Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell said the central bank is committed to talking more with community banks to understand their challenges amid a...

Sep 19, 2014
Community Banks Have ‘Significant’ Untapped Borrowing Power
20 community banks will have an investment-grade rating from Kroll by the end of October.

Sep 17, 2014
Why the Local Food Movement Is Good for Community Banking
Just as foodies want their restaurants to understand and showcase local culture, customers want their bankers to cater to their individual needs and...

Jul 23, 2014
How to Easily Switch from a Big Bank to a Community Bank
If you've gotten to the point where you’re at the end of your rope with a big bank and have been considering switching to a local bank, we want to tell...

FDIC boss visits Wausau to discuss banking regulations
River Valley Bank President and CEO Todd Nagel said one of his bank's fastest-growing departments is the regulatory and compliance department. It's...

Apr 23, 2014
Switch to Community's Eric Morse to Present at AMIBA Conference
We are excited to announce that Eric Morse will be speaking at AMIBA’s 2014 Go Local Grow Local conference May 8th-10th.

Mar 25, 2014
Switch to Community Tweets with the ICBA Community Banking Live
Thanks to all those who tweeted and helped us be a part of the action – It was great to “meet” many of the great minds in community banking!

Jan 03, 2014
Contest- Week 4 Results
by Edward Morneau

Bank of America Settles S.E.C. Case on $4 Billion Accounting Error
Bank of America has agreed to pay $7.65 million to settle federal charges that it violated record keeping and internal rules in overstating its capital...


Sep 19, 2014
Fed Takes Enforcement Action Against Santander's U.S. Unit
The Federal Reserve took enforcement action against Banco Santander SA's U.S. unit for violating a restriction on paying dividends, forcing the Spanish...


Sep 15, 2014
Big Banks Were Trembling After Fed Testimony, Says Memo
Big banks trembled this week as U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Dan Tarullo before Senate Banking earlier this week and announced a tough set of new rules...


Sep 11, 2014
Bank of America is the Most Complained About Bank in the U.S.
If you've ever complained about your bank, you aren't the only one.