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ICBA Statement on Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Decision to Impose 50 Basis Point Fee on Mortgage Refinances

Aug 13, 2020
The Independent Community Bankers of America today issued a statement regarding the recent decision made by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to impose a 50 basis point fee on most refinance mortgages that are delivered to the GSEs as of September 1, 2020.

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Nov 4, 2019

ICBA’s Community Banker University Offers Digital Badging for Certification Holders

Community Banker University, the education division of ICBA, announced a new digital badging benefit for its certification holders to give community bankers a visible and verifiable way to showcase their achievements and position themselves for career advancement within their organization.

Oct 29, 2019

ICBA Supports Strategic Plan for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issued a statement following the Federal Housing Finance Agency's release of its 2019 Strategic Plan for the Conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and 2020 Scorecard for Fannie Mae,

Oct 21, 2019

ICBA Urges Washington to ‘Wake Up’ and Address Credit Union Risk

ICBA today launched a nationwide campaign calling on policymakers and the public to “Wake Up” to the risky practices, costly tax subsidies, and irresponsibly lax oversight of the nation’s credit unions.