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Wisconsin bank CEOs feel confident in economic conditions
WBA Banker News Clips for July 28, 2016
Wisconsin’s bank CEOs feel confident in the state’s economic and banking conditions, according to the latest biannual Bank CEO Economic Conditions Survey conducted by the Wisconsin Bankers...
WBA: Calling for New Rules is Hasty
WBA Executive Letter July 26, 2016
WBA’s Mike Semmann said it’s premature to call for new rules when 30 percent of the current reform rules included in the Dodd-Frank Act haven’t been written or finalized yet...
Compliance Journal
July 2016
Read “Special Focus” for a summary of FDIC's updated Guidance for insured depository institutions in identifying, accepting and reporting brokered deposits. Next, turn to "Judicial Spotlight" for...
Tips for Back to School Savings
WBA Consumer Column for July 21, 2016
Summer may be in full swing, but fall will be here before you know it. That means back to school shopping is on its way. Here are a few simple tips to help you stick to your budget during this...

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Free model forms, affidavits and more in the Best Practices Library!  
WBA’s Best Practices Library is now open with over 100 resources including model forms, affidavits and even sample presentations for use in speeches! WBA's banker-driven committees have developed a variety of best practices for the use of WBA's members that can be found under 12 different categories. Access this virtual library of free resources at


What does innovation look like in your bank? Inspiration can be found by looking at how far we have come. This video opened the 2016 WBA Annual Meeting.

Compliance Concierge

Compliance Concierge: FIPCO's loan/mortgage/deposit system that anticipates your every need and facilitates your every move. Specifically designed for today’s busy bankers, Compliance Concierge can improve efficiency, accuracy and compliance through a host of unique features.

Compliance Concierge is a modular loan origination and deposit account opening suite capable of integrating distinct lines of products:

  • Loan
  • Mortgage
  • Deposit
  • Indirect

For a personal product demonstration, please contact FIPCO’s Art Weber at 800-722-3498, ext. 254, or Sally Michaels at 800-722-3498, ext. 258, to schedule a meeting or visit


WI Banker Compensation Survey Data Now Available

WBA is pleased to announce the availability of the 2016 Wisconsin Banking Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey which contains salary and benefit information for 110 different jobs with data from 117 participating Wisconsin Banks. To order your 2016 Wisconsin Banking Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey, click here.


The WBA held its installation ceremony for its incoming board members on June 8. We welcome the newest members to our board. We also want to thank those who spent the last three years serving the industry and have now completed their term.


How Does Your Bank Compare?

The WBA Banconomics Reports are now available. This quarterly report prepared for WBA members by Bankers Benefits Corp. is broken into separate summary reports for all Wisconsin banks on bank liquidity, asset quality, and overall profitability. An archive of the Banconomics Reports are also available.

WBA Compliance Center

Providing daily compliance news and highlighting the services your bank can use to stay on top of compliance issues!

CFPB updates TRID webinar questions list; Download webinars; 7/28/2016
FDIC issues guidance on management of O&G exposure
; Read FIL-49-2016; 7/28/2016
CFPB releases debt collection overhaul proposal
; View proposals; 7/28/2016
CFPB releases monthly complaint snapshot
; View snapshot; 7/27/2016
Fed announces "soft implementation" of ACH quality fee
; Read notice; 7/27/2016

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FREE Webinars and Resources for your bank

Complimentary webinars offered by WBA Associate Members.

Deluxe Detect
Learn how to protect your financial institution from the rising tide of new account fraud.
July 26, 2016 | Noon CT

Plante Moran
CECL Part I: Introduction to the Final Standard
This webinar is the first in a series that will enable financial institution professionals to fully comprehend and adopt the new standard.
Sept. 14, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. CT

First Data
Apple Pay Webinar (On Demand)
We will provide an Apple Pay post launch recap, share industry and market trends and discuss what's next for First Data and Apple Pay.
On Demand Audio Replay

Weekly webinars on backup and recovery solutions
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WI Bankers Capitol Day a Success!

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Nearly 200 bankers from across Wisconsin spoke to legislators and their staff on the critical issues facing the banking industry during the recent WBA Capitol Day.
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Featured Vendors

WBA members receive additional discounts and benefits through our program with Office Depot. You will have access to the exclusive Business Services Division website, strategic brand name partnerships, multi-billion dollar buying power, and ease in economizing your bank's operations. You’ll also enjoy customer service from Office Depot’s best national account reps.

Additional member benefits include:

  • Discounts up to 80% off Manufacturers Suggested List Price.
  • A core list of 200+ frequently ordered, deeply discounted products featuring many high use commodity items and bank-specific products.
  • Your own customized list of an additional 75 items using the same steeply discounted pricing matrix as the core list.
  • And more

This program is available to WBA Members and Associate Members.

This is a list of product offerings for you. It contains close to 500 items that you use almost every day.

If your business is ready to begin taking advantage of this opportunity, you may begin by registering your business by using the following links.

Enroll your business to receive these savings by clicking here.

Complete this PDF form for a custom Office Depot Store Purchasing Card!


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