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- April 5, 2013Administration Urges "Subjective Judgment" in Lending This article from the Washington Post says it all: "(Obama Administration) Officials are also encouraging lenders to use more subjective judgment in determining whether to offer a loan and are seeking to make it easier for people who owe more than their properties are worth to refinance at today’s low interest rates, among other steps." This...
- April 3, 2013March 26, 2013Washington, D.C. (March 26, 2013) – “We thank Senator Johnson for three decades of service to our country and to the people of South Dakota. His steadfast leadership to ensure consumers are safe in an ever-changing financial landscape will be his legacy. We wish him and his family well.” About CBA The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is the trade association for today's leaders in retail...March 13, 2013March 12, 2013March 12, 2013Phoenix, AZ (March 12, 2013) – The Consumer Bankers Association today announced First Niagara Financial Group (Buffalo, N.Y., NASDAQ: FNFG) as the winner of the third annual Joe Belew Award at CBA LIVE: The Future of Money in Phoenix, Ariz. Incoming CBA Chair Andy Harmening, senior executive vice president at Bank of the West, presented the award in recognition of First Niagara’s Affordable...March 12, 2013March 7, 2013Washington, D.C. (March 7, 2013) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) will host more than 1,000 attendees from 71 national and regional banks in Phoenix, Ariz. March 11-13, 2013 for CBA LIVE: The Future of Money, the largest annual conference for retail banking industry leaders. From an Oxford style debate on the future of the bank branch, to original research about millennial customers, and...March 7, 2013Washington, D.C. (March 7, 2013) – CBA President and CEO, Richard Hunt released the following statement regarding today’s stress test results: “The results of the Federal Reserve stress test reaffirm our position that retail banks are in a significantly better position today than in the past two decades. The capital increases over the past few years are not temporary, but permanent changes in our...February 12, 2013Washington, D.C. (February 12, 2013) – Tonight, President Obama delivers his State of the Union address before the United States Congress. Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association released this statement in advance: The American Dream and the health of our economy are dependent on meeting the financial needs of individuals and small businesses. CBA’s members are devoted...