Visit the Adobe Flash Player Download Center at
Latest Items
Survey: More Americans now have access to bank accounts
WBA Banker News Clips for October 21, 2016
More Americans have access to a checking or savings account, according to a survey released October 20 by federal regulators, a sign that the improving economy is helping lift the nation's...
October is Cybersecurity Month: 7 Steps to Stay Safe from Threats
Consumer Column for October 13, 2016
The threat to your personal information continues to grow. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and is the perfect time to learn how to better protect yourself. The number one protection...
Thompson Represents WI at CSBS Conference
WBA Executive Letter October 11, 2016
Bankers understand the need for regulations however the never-ending regulatory changes have put more burden on community banks and that community banks are crucial to the economic success of...
CFPB Structure Ruled Unconstitutional
Special Edition Executive Letter for October 11, 2016
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit published a ruling today that finds the single-director structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau represents an unconstitutional...

View All

Subscribe to WBA E-publications
Education Center


Get Adobe Flash player Install latest flash player if you can't see this gallery.


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

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.

WBA Compliance Center

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

New antitrust guidance for HR professionals; View guidance; 10/21/2016
Enhanced cyber risk management standards proposed
; View proposed standards; 10/20/2016
FRB posts October
Beige Book; Read Beige Book; 10/20/2016
FHFA proposes amendments on minority and women inclusion; View proposed rule; 10/20/2016

More compliance news...


UW Housing the Future Conference

Housing of the future needs to be flexible, adaptable and resilient, helping us to respond to both predicted and unexpected change. Discover how real estate and financial experts are tackling the new issues facing professionals by attending the Wisconsin Real Estate & Economic Outlook Conference. Held in downtown Madison at the Fluno Center on Oct. 13, the full agenda and registration can be found here.

FREE Webinars and Resources for your bank

Complimentary webinars offered by WBA Associate Members.

The Baker Group
Investment Strategies for 4th Quarter 2016
Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m. Register
This webinar includes a summary of the Economic Outlook by Martin Barnes, Chief Economist at BCA Research, and highlights from our Annual Oklahoma City Interest Rate Risk and Investment Strategy Conference.

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
Register for any weekly webinar

Community Bank Finder

What does innovation look like in your bank? Inspiration can be found by looking at how far we have come.

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!


   Copyright © 2016 by Wisconsin Bankers Association   Terms Of Use  Privacy Statement