The Missouri Banker

The Missouri Banker is a bimonthly magazine from the Missouri Bankers Association that focuses on the issues affecting the Missouri banking community. Comments about the magazine, including potential articles and promotional opportunities, should be directed to Lori Bruce.

Winter 2020
The Missouri Banker - Winter 2020

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Cover Story
Banking on Experience
Retired bankers Bill Owen, Terry Thompson to begin terms in Missouri House of Representatives


From our Chairman: New Year Brings New Opportunity for Advocacy, Making a Difference 
From our President and CEO: Elections Have Consequences 
American Bankers Association Perspective: Playing the Long Game

Department News
Government Relations: Moving Forward With New State Legislative Session
Legal: Dealers Selling Cars With Title Defects — The Need for Electronic Titles in Missouri 
Compliance: Common CTR Issues
Education & Marketing: Ending 2020 With Anticipation, Hope for the New Year
MBA VEBA: MBA VEBA — A Rewarding Commitment

Guest Commentary
Promontory Interfinancial Network Changes Name to IntraFi Network
Three Things You Need to Know About Force Majeure During a Pandemic
The Operation Game

Around the State
MBA Honors Moreau as Young Banker of the Year
50 Year Club Honorees 
MBA’s 2020 Year in Review 

Fall 2020

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The Missouri Banker - Fall 2020Cover Story
Keep On Rolling
Despite unforeseen challenges, Segs4Vets continues mission to serve injured military veterans


From our Chairman: What are you doing for MBA?
From our President and CEO: Casting Your Vote
American Bankers Association Perspective: Personal Finance for the Pandemic Era: Why Banks Should Deliver Fin Ed Lessons Today

Department News
Government Relations: Electronic Notary Officially Takes Effect in Missouri
Legal: Dealers Selling Cars Without Title
Compliance: Compliance During COVID
Education & Marketing: Winding Down a Virtual 2020
MBA VEBA: The Short and the Long of MBA VEBA
Endorsed Partners: Discover the Value of MBA Endorsed Partners

Guest Commentary
Why Your Commercial Borrower’s Bankruptcy May Be Good for You
When Did Your Bank Last Update Its Strategic Plan?

Around the State
2020 MBA Chairman’s Golf Outing
MBA Names Finalists for 2020 Young Bankers Leadership Award

Summer 2020

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The Missouri Banker - Summer 2020

From our Chairman: Be a Go-Getter ... Make a Difference
From our President and CEO: Lead Vigorously
American Bankers Association Perspective: Running Toward the Challenge

Department News
Government Relations: Legislative Advocacy Rolls On With Special Services, Campaigns
Legal: These Laws Affect You 2020
Compliance: The Basics of E-Sign and Consumer Compliance
MBA VEBA: Presently Evolving
Education & Marketing: Banking, Education and Beyond

Cover Story
Your Hometown Friend

Guest Commentary
Community Banks Find Relief in Their Captive Insurance
Strategies for Dealing with Nonperforming Loans in Times of Economic Uncertainty
Why Leaders Fail

Around the State
MBA Welcomes Bankers to Board of Directors
12 Graduates Receive $1,000 MBA Foundation Scholarships

2020 Issues of The Missouri Banker Newspaper

The Missouri Banker - May 2020

Missouri General Assembly Approves MBA Priority Bills
Chairman's Column: Saying Goodbye
MBA Transitions Monthly Newspaper To Bimonthly Magazine
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Coronavirus, Select Committee, PPP Update
MBA President and CEO: Banks Urge Congress To Pass ECORA
In Following Her Dreams, Anne Vieira Finds Her Home As A Community Banker
Compliance Update: The Golden Rules Of Banking
Guest Commentary: Insurance Underwriting Amid COVID-19

The Missouri Banker - April 2020

MBA Virtual Convention Features Insights On Economy, Election
Luetkemeyer, Everett Nominated For MBA Chairman, Chairman-Elect
Chairman's Column: Who CARES?
Secretary Of State Implements Emergency Electronic Notary
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: The Pivotal Role Of Banks
State Lawmakers Return April 27 To Resume Session
MBA President and CEO: So, What’s Next?
Compliance Update: Some Assembly Acquired
Federal Reserve’s PPPLF Provides Liquidity To Banks Participating In SBA’s PPP
Banks Throughout Missouri Respond To Their Communities’ Needs
Guest Commentary: Any Lender Liability For SBA Or Payroll Protection Plan?
MBA Welcomes New Associate Members

The Missouri Banker - March 2020

Missouri Banking Community Responds To COVID-19 Pandemic
Chairman's Column: March Into History Offers Resources To Inform Customers
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Coronavirus Update - Banks need flexibility to work with customers
MBA President and CEO: Banking During The Coronavirus Pandemic
Guest Commentary: The Dominos Are Wobbling — A Technical Recession
Guest Commentary: Be Proactive, Prepared Regarding Existing Loans
Guest Commentary: Responding To The Coronavirus
Participate In MBA’s 2020 Salary Survey
ABA Guest Commentary: Improving Bank-Core Relationships To Help Community Banks Thrive
Compliance Update: What’s New With UDAAP

The Missouri Banker - February 2020

MBA Welcomes First Lady To Women Bankers Conference
‘Our Two Cents with MBA’ -- Association launches podcast focusing on banking topics
Chairman's Column: ad . vo . cate
Parson Names Three Bankers To State Banking Board
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Install Clear Policies On The Role, Use Of Guidance
MBA President and CEO: Bankers Need To Chime In On CRA Proposal
Missouri State Treasurer: New Opportunities For Missouri Banks
Guest Commentary: Assessing The Effects Of The New Small Business Reorganization Act On Community Banks
Guest Commentary: Regulatory Relief For Community Banks: A Simpler Way To Calculate Capital
Compliance Update: HELOC Periodic Statements — The Sequel
Guest Commentary: Protect What Your Bank Has Been Building For A Lifetime

The Missouri Banker - January 2020

Session Back In Full Swing
Senate Confirms Barrett As MO Finance Commissioner
Chairman's Column: Let’s Target The Issues!
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Share Your Feedback On Proposed CRA Changes
MBA President and CEO: Leaving It All On The Field In Washington, D.C.
Apple, Android And The Core Dilemma
Compliance Update: Does Your Arm Hurt?
MBA Foundation Awards Five InternConnect Scholarships
2020 Brings Changes To Federal Reserve Bank Of St. Louis
A Remarkable Year For MBA VEBA
Showcase Your Photos In MBA’s 2021 Scenes Of Missouri Calendar!
Guest Commentary: Financial Institution Market Update 2019
MBA Leadership Opportunities
Showcase Your Photos In MBA’s 2020 Calendar!

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