TCM Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of ICBA Bancard, today announced that Jack Hartings, chairman of the Peoples Bank Co. in Coldwater, Ohio, and Kathy Underwood, president and CEO of Ledyard National Bank, in Hanover, N.H., were elected to the TCM Bank board of directors.
ICBA Bancard, the payments subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America, today announced that Sarah Getzlaff, CEO of Security First Bank of North Dakota in Bismarck, N.D. was elected to the ICBA Bancard board of directors.
With the FDIC taking a new, stricter approach to how banks treat single items that are repeatedly rejected for insufficient funds, ICBA released a member protected fact sheet on the issue with recommendations for reducing the risk of penalties.
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today called on the Commerce Department to recognize the risks posed by digital assets — including a U.S. central bank digital currency — as policymakers consider a regulatory framework.
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and other groups issued a joint white paper detailing why recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau actions to expand its examination of banks for discrimination exceeds the bureau’s legal authority.
ICBA and the nation’s community banks strongly support the Close the ILC Loophole Act (H.R. 5912) and thank Reps. Chuy Garcia (D-Ill.) and Lance Gooden (R-Texas) for introducing this important legislation.
The House Financial Services Committee today is set to vote on ICBA-advocated legislation to close the industrial loan company loophole after pulling an ICBA-opposed bill to implement overdraft restrictions.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau plans to issue a final rule implementing Section 1071 small-business reporting requirements by March 2023, according to a timeline released by the Office of Management and Budget.
Small business and commercial card payments are an exciting growth and relationship opportunity for community banks. Both small business and commercial card types hold strong value and the size and spend of a company will determine which card they need in their employee’s wallets.
If you have not read ICBA Bancard CEO Tina Giorgio’s recent blog on instant payments for small businesses, it is definitely worth reading. In the blog, Tina includes some key stats that effectively capture the expectations and demands of small businesses when it comes to instant payments:
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and other groups called on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to reconsider its decision to eliminate the Office of Supervisory Appeals (OSA) and reinstate the agency’s Supervision Appeals Review Committee (SARC).
Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) quickly rose to become an alternative payment staple during the pandemic, appealing to millennials and consumers wanting to get that ‘longed for’ purchase or just make ends meet.
As the lifeblood of the U.S. economy, small businesses have reverberating impacts on the industries and communities they serve. In many cases, their expertise extends into areas other than financial services. That’s why they seek financial partners to help them navigate everything from cash flow to growth strategies and beyond.
When Chad King, director of business services at $3.5 billion-asset First State Community Bank in Farmington, Mo., came to the bank nearly a decade ago, they charged him with setting up merchant services, quickly followed by a commercial card program.