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2019 Issues

The Missouri Banker - December 2019

Workforce, Infrastructure Top Parson’s Address
Barrett Appointed MO Finance Commissioner
Chairman's Column: A Letter To Santa From Missouri Bankers
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: An Opportunity For Progress In 2020
MBA President and CEO: MBA Welcomes Barrett To State Finance Division
Guest Commentary: HUD’s Proposed Disparate Impact Rule: A (Baby) Step In The Right Direction
Compliance Update: Be Aware So You Better Prepare
MBA Member Donations To Segs4Vets Exceed 2019 Goal
MBA Welcomes New Associate Members
Guest Commentary: Private Flood Insurance Issues Continue

The Missouri Banker - November 2019

MBA Welcomes Parson To Executive Conference 
New Principles Guide Bankers’ Discussions With Core Providers
Chairman's Column: The Spirit Of Giving Thanks
Midwest BankCentre Wins ABA Foundation Award
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Consensus Is Clear: CECL Poses Enormous Risks
MBA President and CEO: MBA Prepares For 2020 State Legislative Session
Guest Commentary: Building Success In Washington
Urge Congress To Support Farm Credit Fairness Bill
Guest Commentary: Consider The Gift Of Scholarship For Your Year-End Charitable Giving
Guest Commentary: Family Farmer Relief Act Expands Chapter 12 Eligibility
USDA Releases Interim Final Rule On Hemp Production
Guest Commentary: Avoiding ADA Website Liability
Kehoe Meets With Banking Leadership Missouri
Staff Reflects On 30 Years With MBA
Guest Commentary: Community Bank Deposits: Where Have They Gone?
Compliance Update: Appraisal Regulations Amended
Guest Commentary: Who Needs Flood Insurance?
Guest Commentary: Common Areas Of Risk In Financial Services Industry

The Missouri Banker - October 2019

Momentum Gains For Cannabis Banking Measure 
MBA Welcomes Jackson Hataway
Chairman's Column: MBA Bankers Visit Washington, D.C.
Missouri Industrial Hemp Program Posts Proposed Regs
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: House Approves Operation Choke Point Legislation
MBA President and CEO: Industry Scores A Win With Cannabis Banking
Guest Commentary: What Banks Must Consider When Offering Financial Services To CRBs
Guest Commentary: Banks Take Note As New Overtime Regulations Take Effect Jan. 1, 2020
MBA VEBA Insurance Services Update: MBA VEBA Trustees Approve Favorable 2020 Renewal
Compliance Update: Complying With Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
The Heroes Cup Raises $13,741 For Segs4Vets
‘Segs4Vets Makes An Impact On Veterans’ Lives’
MBA Honors Fayette As Young Banker Of The Year
MBA Conference Features Spy, Political Analyst, Economist
Guest Commentary: Defending Your Deposit Base
Guest Commentary: Don’t Break The Bank  Assessing Risks
Guest Commentary: Common Retirement Risks For Community Banks
Section Overview Of SAFE Banking Act

The Missouri Banker - September 2019

7 Segways In 2019
Chairman's Column: MBA Regional Meetings 101
‘It’s What You Learn After You Know It All That Counts’
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Panel Responsible For Ensuring Affordable Housing
MBA President and CEO: Bankers Need To Strike While The Iron Is Hot
Guest Commentary: Reducing Your Exposure In The Next Economic Downturn
FHLB Awards $458,000 In Affordable Housing Grants
Partnership Gives Students Hands-On Banking Skills
MBA Names Finalists For 2019 Young Banker Award
Compliance Update: MBA Compliance Library Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary
Guest Commentary: Banks Can Learn From FBI Spotlight On Capital One
MBA Welcomes New Associate Members

The Missouri Banker - August 2019

Sisters in Banking: Connecting with peers throughout Missouri
New MBA Endorsed Partner Offers Turnkey Marketing Resources
MO Treasurer Launches LIFT
Chairman's Column: Let’s Learn Something!
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: FASB’s CECL Implementation Delay Is Not Enough
MBA President and CEO: Vacant Finance Division Positions Concern Bankers
Guest Commentary: Practical Considerations For Troubled Church-Based Loans
MBA VEBA Adds Value For 2020
Tax Equity For Banks — Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow
Bankers Meet To Plan 2019 MBA Executive Management Conference
MBA Banks Celebrate Anniversary Milestones
Young Bankers Day at the Federal Reserve Banks
Compliance Update: The HELOC Periodic Statement Bugaboo
Law Requires Banks To Participate In FIDM Program
Fee Increases For Revenue Department Effective Aug. 28
MBA Announces Board Nominees
Guest Commentary: Reasons To Consider D&O Insurance For Your Bank

The Missouri Banker - July 2019

Lee Keith To Resign As Finance Commissioner
Parson Signs MBA-Priority Bill
MBA: Ask Lawmakers To Support CECL Stop And Study Legislation
Chairman's Column: Advocacy Today Is Easy Compared To The Past
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Federal Reserve Chair Testifies Before Committee
MBA President and CEO: To Achieve Results, Make Your Voice Heard
ABA Guest Commentary: Reframing The Credit Union Debate
MBA VEBA Trustees Exclude Medical Marijuana From Plans
Guest Commentary: Claim Trends: What Community Banks Need To Know
Young Bankers Announce Teach Children To Save Winners
Shopping Office Depot For School Supplies Benefits MBA
Compliance Update: Hot Topics In July
2020 ‘Scenes Of Missouri’ Calendar Available To Order
Federal Reserve Bank Of Kansas City Publishes New Book On The History Of America’s Black Banks
MBA Welcomes New Associate Members

The Missouri Banker - June 2019

MBA Installs 2019-20 Officers; Vieira To Serve As Chairman
Chairman's Column: Amid Changes, Basic Bank Lessons Still Apply
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Panel Unanimously OKs NFIP Reauthorization Act
MBA President and CEO: Advocacy Results In Success At State Capitol
Compliance Update: Avoiding Common Lending Compliance Violations
Guest Commentary: SEP Plans: Another Connection To Small Employers
Guest Commentary: Preparing For The Next Downturn
Guest Commentary: Employer Concerns With Marijuana In The Workplace
Burke Honors Allen, Cook With Chairman’s Award
MBA Honors Bankers With Induction To 50 Year Club
Moennig Retires From First State Bank Of Purdy
Kelley Joins ABA Emerging Leaders Council

The Missouri Banker - May 2019

Missouri Legislature Passes MBA-Supported Measures
Chairman's Column: Four Tasks Create Engaged Community Bankers
CFPB Proposes To Raise HMDA Reporting Thresholds
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: ‘Growing Chorus Of Concern Surrounding CECL’
MBA President and CEO: Bipartisan Efforts In D.C. Seek To Delay CECL
ABA Guest Commentary: Solving The Banking Industry’s Cannabis Conundrum
Guest Commentary: Relief For Community Banks In The Competition For Deposits
One Final Note About Compliance: Deep Thoughts By A Non-Deep Person
All The Right Moves — Opportunity Perfectly Summarizes Banking Career Of Shaun Burke
Guest Commentary: Operational Assessments: Spring Cleaning Your Bank
Eight Graduates Receive $1,000 MBA Foundation Scholarships
Guest Commentary: Banks’ Pollution, Lending Exposure On OREO Properties
Guest Commentary: Exemption Rule Changes: Here We Go Again!

The Missouri Banker - April 2019

Vieira, Luetkemeyer Nominated For MBA Chairman, Chairman-Elect
Sessions Explore How Purpose, Passion Pave Way To Success
Chairman's Column: Great Comebacks Capture America’s Attention
Hoenig Honored With Inaugural Byron G. Thompson Medal
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Committee Hearing Spent In Search Of ‘Headlines’
MBA President and CEO: Enhancing The Knowledge Of Future Leaders
Guest Commentary: The Dirty Side of Clean Energy: How Missouri can protect its residential PACE Program from bad actors
VEBA Partners With Colonial Life For Voluntary Benefits
Compliance Update: An Overview Of Manufactured Home Lending
Guest Commentary: Eligible Employers Can Apply For Tax Credit For Paid Family, Medical Leave
Guest Commentary: Gone Phishing? What Your Bank Needs To Know About The Latest Phishing Scams
Banks Can Apply For FHLB Des Moines Housing Grants
MBA Welcomes New Associate Members
Guest Commentary: Banking On ‘Bank On’

The Missouri Banker - March 2019

‘In Good Position’ - MBA measures poised for consideration by lawmakers
CFPB Seeks Public Comment On PACE Loans
Chairman's Column: Similarities Define Baseball Managers, Bankers 
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Kraninger Seeks ‘Fresh Outlook’
MBA President and CEO: Cannabis Banking Creates Buzz On Capitol Hill
State Announces REAL ID Cards Available Beginning March 25
Guest Commentary: OCC Eyes CRA, BSA Modernization
Guest Commentary: Data Flow Diagrams 101
Guest Commentary: Great American’s Acquisition Of ABA Insurance Services
Participate In MBA’s 2019 Salary Survey
Compliance Update: Riding The Wave Of The New Private Flood Insurance Rule
Guest Commentary: Raising Wholesale Funds: ‘Things Are Seldom What They Seem’
MBA Leadership Program Enhances Skills Of Bankers
Win $250 In MBA’s Teach Children To Save Challenge

The Missouri Banker - February 2019

New State Treasurer Excited For ‘Incredible Opportunity’
New Savings Option Available For Missourians Seeking First Homes
Chairman's Column: Cannabis Banking Presents Gray Area For Industry 
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: House Panel Discusses Access To Banking Services For Cannabis-Related Businesses
MBA President and CEO: Report Highlights MBA’s 2018 State PAC Efforts
Compliance Update: Rescission Still Causes Problems For Lenders
U.S Bank Leaders Meet With Sen. Sandy Crawford
Bankers Complete MBA School of Bank Management
Guest Commentary: Don’t Ignore Vacancy Provisions
Guest Commentary: Succession Planning: Its Déjà-vu All Over Again
Guest Commentary: The Basics Of Fintech
Spencer Appointed To St. Louis Fed Advisory Council
Lamar Bank & Trust Company Opens Loan Office In Springfield
Moore To Retire From KC Federal Reserve
Guest Commentary: Keep Students Safe. Identify Issues Quickly. Resolve Problems Fast.

The Missouri Banker - January 2019

Legislative Session Begins; Fitzpatrick Becomes Treasurer
Chairman's Column: What’s Your Response When Opportunity Knocks? 
Transition From LIBOR Poses Challenges For Banks 
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Bill Requires Guidance Clarity From Regulators
MBA President and CEO: Banks Face Learning Curve On Cannabis Banking
Guest Commentary: Emerging Technology Trends
Compliance Update: Government Monitoring For Regulation B, HMDA
Opportunities Set The Course For Missouri Banker: Part-time job, scholarship lead to banking career options for Brenda Veit
MBA Foundation Awards Five InternConnect Scholarships
Guest Commentary: A Look Back On 2018 While Reviewing 2019 Trends
MBA VEBA Outlines Sales Territory Responsibilities
MBA Leadership Opportunities
Showcase Your Photos In MBA’s 2020 Calendar!

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