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.

November/December 2022

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The Missouri Banker - November December 2022

Cover Story
Hitting the Right Mark
Rethink your strategy for attracting candidates, retaining staff


From our Chairman: View Recruitment, Retention from Different Angles 
From our President: FTX, Digital Assets & the Digital Financial Services Ecosystem 
American Bankers Association Perspective: Reigning in a Regulator Gone Rogue

Department News
Government Relations: Robust State Legislation Agenda on Tap for 2023 Session
Legal: Federal Reserve Completes the Climate Change Trifecta. Where Did This Begin?  
Compliance: Are You Reviewing Appraisals for Fair Lending Implications?
MBA VEBA: Health Plan ACA Compliance Reporting for Applicable Large Employers

Guest Commentary
For Community Banks, The Sun Also Rises
Regulatory Scrutiny of Overdraft Fees, NSF
Bankers Cite Economy, Cybersecurity as Top Risks

Around the State
2022 Young Bankers Conference
$94,000 and Growing!

September/October 2022

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The Missouri Banker - September/October 2022

Cover Story
Honor & Sacrifice
MBA campaign supports Segs4Vet’s mission to empower disabled veterans


From our Chairman: A Thriving Bank Starts With Strategic Planning 
From our President: Bankers Must Be Loud, Present With New Congress 
American Bankers Association Perspective: Breaking Down the Debate of Digital Assets

Department News
Government Relations: Ygrene Residential PACE Exits Missouri
Legal: Missouri Supreme Court Rulings Produce Positive Outcomes for Banking 
Compliance: CD Notice Requirements
MBA VEBA: VEBA Benefits Assist Banks in Attracting, Retaining Talent

Views from Washington, D.C.

2022 MBA Washington Visit

Guest Commentary
A Cautionary Case on the Use of Model Disclosures by Financial Institutions
Past, Present & Future: An Examination of the Insurance Market
Football Friday Night Comes Alive

Around the State
MBA Honors Buhr As Young Banker of the Year
Bank News

July/August 2022

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Cover Story
A Servant’s Heart 
MBA Chairman J.R. Buckner pours into profession, community as a leader focused on service


From our Chairman: Stewardship, Commitment to Our Communities 
From our President: Ruling Signals Strategy to Combat Regulatory Overreach 
American Bankers Association Perspective: No Deal: States Slam on Brakes for CU Acquisitions of Community Banks

Department News
Government Relations: Contribution to MBA PAC is Investment in Your Bank
Legal: Denial of Due Process Muddles Supervision 
Compliance: Understanding UDAAP
Education & Marketing: Put Me in Coach; I’m Ready to Play!
MBA VEBA: Dental Coverage Essential to Your Health, Well-being
Young Bankers Leadership Division: Young Bankers Seek New Challenges, Career Growth  

Guest Commentary
MOBUCK$, a Tool for Missouri Banks, Small Businesses, Farms
SALT Parity Act Creates Income Tax-Saving Opportunities
Missouri Supreme Court Rules Arbitration Agreement in Retail Installment Sales Contract is Enforceable

Around the State
MBA Chairman’s Award Honorees 
50 Year Club Honorees

May/June 2022

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The Missouri Banker - May June 2022

Cover Story
We're All In This Together
Women Bankers Conference inspires, guides individuals at all career levels


From our Chairman: Commencement Offers a New Start at Any Time 
From our President and CEO: A New Beginning Arises as Another Beginning Ends 
American Bankers Association Perspective: Rethinking the ‘Great Resignation’

Department News
Government Relations: Successes, Frustration Highlight 2022 Legislative Session
Legal:  Liberty, Despots and Due Process 
Compliance: Back to Basics With Suspicious Activity Reporting
Education & Marketing: Donations to MBA Foundation Support Financial Education
MBA VEBA: Long-term Disability Coverage Provides Security for Individuals 

Views from Washington, D.C.
Neglect from Regulators Comes to Light

Guest Commentary
5 Things Banks Can Do to Prepare for Interest Rates Hikes
Chapter 12 Family Farmer Cases in Missouri
Bank Agencies Seek Comments on CRA Proposal

Around the State
Buckner, Breen, Bartels Nominated for MBA Offices
Seven Graduates Receive $1,000 MBA Foundation Scholarships
MBA Foundation to Award InternConnect Scholarships This Fall

March/April 2022

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Cover Story
Looking Forward
Banking Leadership Missouri class shares how program enhances career development


From our Chairman: Bankers Must Push Back, Take a Stand for Industry 
From our President and CEO: Banks Know What’s Best for Customers, Not Government 
American Bankers Association Perspective: Bankers Celebrate 25 Years of Teaching Children to Save

Department News
Government Relations: Will the Legislative Floodgates Eventually Open?
Legal: DOJ Issues Guidance on ADA Website Accessibility 
Compliance: : What is FEMA’s Risk Rating 2.0?
Education & Marketing: New Innovation Showcase Highlights Insights, Services for Banks
MBA VEBA: VEBA Offers Modern Diabetes Management, at No Cost to Members 

Fintech Views
Fintech and the Core: The March Toward Open Banking

Guest Commentary
Commercial Banks in Missouri, Nation Finish 2021 in Strong Position
Bill Makes Permanent Bankruptcy Code’s Debt Limit for Subchapter V Cases
The State of Cybersecurity in 2022

Around the State
2022 Target Banker Visits

January/February 2022

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Cover Story
Missouri’s Digital Landscape
Examining bank fintech, digital innovation


From our Chairman: Extending Opportunities That Spark Career Growth 
From our President and CEO: CFPB Grossly Misrepresents Banking to Make Noise 
American Bankers Association Perspective: Cryptocurrencies: Unlocking Banking’s ‘New Frontier’

Department News
Government Relations: Moving Forward With a Robust Legislative Agenda
Legal: Financial Surveillance Advocates are Persistent, Constant 
Compliance: Start of 2022 MBA Programming Marks Promising, Exciting Year
Education & Marketing: In-Person Events on the Horizon as MBA Maps Out Programming
MBA VEBA: New Year, New Changes for MBA VEBA 

Views from Washington, D.C.
Keeping Tabs on CFPB Agenda

Guest Commentary
Inclusive Marketing. Fact or Fashion?
New Rule Requires Banks Notify Regulators of Security Incidents Within 36 Hours
Stacking the Deck: Secrets of High-Performing Banks 

Around the State
MBA Welcomes Bankers to Board of Directors

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