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2018 Issues

The Missouri Banker - December 2018

MBA Members Raise More Than $74,250 For Segs4Vets
Chairman's Column: President Inspires Nation To ‘Always Do Your Best’ 
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Change Brings New Opportunities, Challenges
MBA President and CEO: Your Engagement Generates MBA’s Success
MBA Welcomes New Associate Members
2017-18 Banking Leadership Missouri Graduates
Guest Commentary: Cyber Policy Coverage 101: Knowing What’s Covered
Compliance Update: What Can Banks Expect With Compliance In 2019?

The Missouri Banker - November 2018

Parson Appoints Schmitt To AG Office
Luanne Cundiff Meets With Trump On Regulatory Reform
Chairman's Column: Our Commitment Extends Beyond Our Doors
CBA President To Discuss Cannabis Banking At Executive Management
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Files Show Operation Choke Point Hurt Businesses
MBA President and CEO: Election Is Over, But Work Is Just Beginning
MBA VEBA Looks To The Future
Guest Commentary: What Does Legalized Medicinal Marijuana In Missouri Mean For Banking Compliance?
Compliance Update: Exempt Or Not Exempt? That Is The Question
Bank’s Veteran Program Honors Military Personnel
MBA Honors Holtmeier As Young Banker Of The Year
MBA VEBA Welcomes Weaver, Wright
Guest Commentary: Claims Risk Management For Community Banks
Guest Commentary: New Service Takes Aim At Bounced Check Processing For Businesses, With Recurring Revenues For Banks
Guest Commentary: How Serious Is SAR Confidentiality?
Guest Commentary: Keys To Succession Planning Success

The Missouri Banker - October 2018

ABA Nominates Cundiff, Appoints Robb To Board Of Directors
Chairman's Column: Will You Choose To Be Heard On Election Day? 
Political Analyst To Shed Light On 2018 Midterm Elections
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: House Panel Approves Data Security Measure
MBA President and CEO: Is Medical Marijuana Banking Coming Soon?
Regional Directors Elected To MBA Board
The Heroes Cup Raises $11,640 For Segs4Vets
2018 MBA Washington Visit
Guest Commentary: Shattered Myths Of Banking
Compliance Update: This Is A Withdrawn Application, Right?
Guest Commentary: Thank You, Community Bankers, For Your Dedication
Guest Commentary: Community Banks Are Returning To Home Lending
Guest Commentary: Phishing Schemes Show No Signs Of Slowing

The Missouri Banker - September 2018

OCC Seeks Overhaul Of CRA Regs
Chairman's Column: Take Time To Express CRA Concerns With OCC 
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Congress, Regulators Can Achieve Meaningful Reform
MBA President and CEO: Now Is Not The Time To Rest On Our Laurels
Compliance Update: Yes, We Can Do That!
Guest Commentary: Enterprise Risk Assessment … Made Easy!
Luetkemeyer To Address Young Bankers At Conference
MBA Names Finalists For 2018 Young Banker Award
Guest Commentary: International Cyber Criminals Target Banks In Cash-Out Schemes
MBA Welcomes New Associate Member
A Decade Of Giving: MBA Kicks Off Its 10th Annual Fundraising For Segs4Vets
2018 MBA Silent Auction & Reception Wall of Wines Raffle

The Missouri Banker - August 2018

Banks’ Leadership Programs Motivate Next Generation
MBA Banks Return To High School
Chairman's Column: Education Is A Key Component In Our Industry 
Century Bank Of The Ozarks Donates $40,000 To Career Center
MBA Announces Nominees For Board
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Dodd-Frank Remains Largely Unchanged 8 Years Later
MBA President and CEO: D.C. Visit To Focus On S. 2155 Implementation
Citizens Bank & Trust Increases Financial Literacy Awareness
Guest Commentary: Professional Development Drives Business Results
Bankers Share, Gain Knowledge With Peers Through Teaching
Compliance Update: Keeping Regulation E Error Resolution Compliant: Common Reg E Mistakes
Guest Commentary: Risk Management Solutions For Banks’ Insurable Interest In Borrowers’ Property
10 MO Bankers Earn Diplomas From GSBC

The Missouri Banker - July 2018

11 MBA-Supported Measures Become Law
Chairman's Column: An Engaged Banker Is An Engaged Citizen 
Banking Exchange Honors Two Missouri Bankers
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: De-risking Trend Is Detrimental To Our Economy
MBA President and CEO: MBA Gears Up For Late Summer, Fall Activities
Compliance Update: S. 2155 – Looking At Title III
2019 MBA ‘Scenes Of Missouri’ Calendar Available To Order
Nodaway Valley Bank Celebrates 150 Years Of Service Founded On The Principles Of Safety, Dependability
Guest Commentary: Wage, Hour Settlements Provide Cautionary Tale For Bankers
Young Bankers Announce Teach Children To Save Winners
MBA Welcomes New Associate Members
Guest Commentary: Rising Rates? Defend Your Portfolio’s Market Value With Symmetrical Funding

The Missouri Banker - June 2018

MBA Installs 2018-19 Officers; Burke To Serve As Chairman
Chairman's Column: To Ensure Our Legacy, Bankers Must Be Engaged 
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: S. 2155 Is Product Of Years Of Work, Compromise
MBA President and CEO: New Governor Seeks To Move Missouri Forward
Guest Commentary: Chess Moves For CFOs
Compliance Update: You Don’t Call, You Don’t Write — Is It Me!??!
Guest Commentary: Congress Passes New Bank Bill To Reduce Reg Burden
Highlights From MBA’s 128th Annual Convention
Barrett Honors Chuck Lewis With Chairman’s Award
MBA Honors Bankers With Induction To 50 Year Club
Guest Commentary: Is Your Bank Affected By New European Data Regulations?
Guest Commentary: 7 Benefits Of Online Check Shopping Implementation

The Missouri Banker - May 2018

MO General Assembly OKs Public Funds Bill
Scholarships Available For College Students Interning At MBA Banks
Chairman's Column: I’ve Found The One For Which I’ve Been Looking 
Photo Submission Deadline Is May 31 For 2019 MBA Calendar
MBA Seeks Nominations For 2018 Young Banker Leadership Award
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Committee Examines Reforms To AML Reg Regime
MBA President and CEO: U.S. House To Vote On Senate’s Reg Reform Bill
MBA VEBA Insurance Services Update: MBA VEBA Adds Voluntary Benefits With Colonial Life
Compliance Update: New Appraisal Dollar Threshold, With A Twist
What Have You Done That Is Worth Reading? For Rob Barrett, It’s Inspiring Bankers To Act
Guest Commentary: Regulators Issue Statement On Importance Of Cyber Protection
MBA To Host Interactive Workshop On Cybersecurity Incident Response
Banking Leadership Missouri Soars At Whiteman AFB
Eight Graduates Receive $1,000 MBA Foundation Scholarships

The Missouri Banker - April 2018

Burke, Vieira Nominated For MBA Chairman, Chairman-Elect
Keynote Speakers Examine What’s Next In D.C., Zero Fail Mission 
Chairman's Column: Distractions Can Postpone Legislative Action In D.C. 
Photo Submission Deadline Is May 31 For 2019 MBA Calendar
Bankers To Serve Vacant Region 7 Seats On MBA Board Of Directors
MBA Seeks Nominations For 2018 Young Banker Leadership Award
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Bill Creates National Data Security Standard
MBA President and CEO: New Advocacy Program Strengthens Our Voice
Compliance Update: ‘No Do-Overs’ In Compliance!
At The Crossroads, Lead Bank Celebrates K.C. Community
Guest Commentary: Be The First Choice: Anchor Your Customers With Checks
‘Navigating The HR Jungle’ Seminar Enhances Managers’ HR Knowledge
MBA Welcomes New Associate Members
Guest Commentary: MBIS Shares 2017 Insurance Marketplace Overview
Commerce Bancshares Announces CEO Succession
Heritage Bank Of The Ozarks To Build New Branch Facility

The Missouri Banker - March 2018

MO Bankers Share Tax Reform Benefits With Trump
Schmitt Announces Changes To Link Deposit Program
Chairman's Column: S. 2155 Casts Positive Reflection On Banking Industry 
MBA Welcomes Bethany Carrender
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: House Passes Bill Amending Capital Standards
MBA President and CEO: Bipartisanship Benefits Banks, Their Customers
Guest Commentary: CECL Implementation, Step By Step
Participate In MBA’s 2018 Salary Survey
Compliance Update: Successors In Interest Changes Coming To Banks In April
What’s New With MBA Compliance Services?
Guest Commentary: Banks Turn To Captives To Enhance Enterprise Risk Management
Win $250 In MBA’s Teach Children To Save Challenge
Guest Commentary: How To Truly Manage Your Information Security Program
Guest Commentary: Banking In 2018: Challenges, Opportunities 10 Years After The Financial Crisis
Bankers Discuss State Legislation At Target Banker Visits
Guest Commentary: ‘Jackpotting’ Requires Communicating With ATM Providers

The Missouri Banker - February 2018

Missouri’s Finance Commissioner Shares His Vision
Chairman's Column: We’re Not There Yet ... And We Can’t Stop Now 
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: House Financial Subcommittee Explores Fintech
MBA President and CEO: The Waiting Game Continues In D.C. For Banking
Guest Commentary: The New Tax Law And Subchapter S Corporations
Compliance Update: CRA — It’s NOT An Acronym For The Charity Relief Act
Springfield Bank Helps Homeless Find A Place To Call Home
MBA VEBA Looks To The Future
Guest Commentary: Banks Play Key Role In Schools’ Anti-Bullying Programs
Guest Commentary: What Is A ‘Rule’ Subject To Disapproval Under The Congressional Review Act?
Guest Commentary: Preparing for the Continued Impact of Winter Storms
Bankers Complete MBA School of Bank Management

The Missouri Banker - January 2018

Thank MO Senators For Co-Sponsoring Bank Reg Reform Bill
MBA Greets New State Session: Association shares suggestions for bankers wanting more advocacy engagement
Chairman's Column: Voice Your Concerns As An MBA Target Banker 
Lobbyist's Update: Priorities Set For 2018 State Legislative Session 
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: U.S. House Financial Subcommittee Back To Work
MBA President and CEO: Internships Open Possibilities For Future Bankers
Photographers, Grab Your Cameras! MBA Wants Your Pics!
MBA Foundation To Award 8 Scholarships
Compliance Update: What’s The Definition Of An Application? Well, It Depends …
Guest Commentary: With Cyber Policies, Banks Must Maintain Open Channels Of Communication
Guest Commentary: Cybercrime Continues To Target Banking Industry
Kansas Bank Purchases Schelbank Corp, Heritage State Bank 
MBA Leadership Opportunities

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