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Nationstar to give $30 million for distressed homeowners in Milwaukee
WBA Banker News Clips for August 28, 2015
Nationstar Mortgage will provide up to $30 million to financially troubled Milwaukee homeowners under an agreement to be announced by city officials on August 28. The announcement comes after months of negotiations and as public hearings are set...

Corporate tax revenue bump helps state tax collections beat projection
WBA Banker News Clips for August 27, 2015
An unexpected bump in corporate tax revenue helped Wisconsin's general fund top projections for tax collections in the last fiscal year, according to a new memo from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau. Preliminary figures show the state...

WEDC CEO Reed Hall to leave troubled agency on Sept. 25
WBA Banker News Clips for August 26, 2015
The state's top economic development agency, stung by a series of scathing audits, media reports about questionable loans and accusations of mismanagement, is once again seeking new leadership. After three years steering Gov. Scott Walker's...

Compliance Journal
August 2015
Read “Special Focus” for an article regarding a final rule that amends Agency regulations to implement the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act and the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act provisions for loans in areas having special...

Grassroots Advocacy in Action: Cong. Grothman Hears Bankers' Perspectives
WBA Executive Letter August 25, 2015
WBA Past Chair Jerry O'Connor, president/CEO of The National Bank of Waupun, hosted Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) for a Take Your Legislator to Work Day event on August 17. WBA President and CEO Rose Oswald Poels also attended the meeting....

West Allis police warn of 'skimming' going on at bank ATMs
WBA Banker News Clips for August 25, 2015
West Allis police need help identifying men suspected of skimming credit card information at area ATMs. There were at least two banks targeted. A skimmer gets placed on the ATM and when a person swipes their card, their information is stolen.

State must be proactive to replenish tomorrow's workforce
WBA Banker News Clips for August 24, 2015
Economist Dennis Winters, who heads the data-crunching team at the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, doesn't sugarcoat the major demographic challenge facing the state: We're old, getting older and having more issues by the hour...

Small business review panels work only if regulators listen; just ask payday lenders
WBA Banker News Clips for August 21, 2015
What good is having proposed regulations reviewed by small businesses if regulators don't listen to what they say? That question is being raised by small payday lenders, who have asked congressional leaders "to prevent the Consumer Financial...

Wisconsin added nearly 40,000 jobs from March 2014 to March 2015
WBA Banker News Clips for August 20, 2015
Wisconsin added 39,652 private-sector jobs from March 2014 to March 2015 - a 1.7% increase during the 12-month period - while the state's private-sector wages rose 4.5% over the same time, according to government figures released August 19.

Credit Cards: A College Student's Best Friend?
WBA Consumer Column for August 20, 2015
Many college freshmen will be moving into their dorms and starting classes soon, eager to enjoy the new freedoms life away from home has to offer. Check out some of the pros and cons of credit cards for college students:

Welcome to the latest edition of The Pundit!
The Pundit for August 19, 2015
WBA Staff Announcement; Issues for the Upcoming WBA GRC Meeting; Oppose CU MBL Expansion; Vos Organizes Entrepreneurship Workgroup; Cong. Grothman Hears Bankers' Perspectives; Gov. Walker to Attend Small Biz Event in Eau Claire; The Most Epic...

Target settles Visa card issuer claims in breach
WBA Banker News Clips for August 19, 2015
A settlement between Target Corp. and Visa Inc. moves the retailer a step closer to resolving most of the financial claims against it from the 2013 data breach. Under the settlement announced August 18, Target will pay up to $67 million to cover...

Existing home sales hot in July, up 17% statewide
WBA Banker News Clips for August 18, 2015
The real estate market is on pace for its best year in a decade, according to state and national reports out August 17. In Wisconsin, sales of existing homes rose nearly 17% in July from a year ago and are up nearly 14% year to date, according...

Take Action! WBA Needs Your Input on Proposed FDIC Insurance Changes
WBA Executive Letter August 18, 2015
FDIC has proposed a revised model for calculating deposit insurance assessments for insured depository institutions with total assets of less than $10 billion that have been federally insured for up to five years. The proposal would update the...

Regional collaboration key to economic development
WBA Banker News Clips for August 17, 2015
Stronger collaboration and marketing are needed to boost regional economic development efforts in Brown County and the Fox Valley. That was the message four site selectors relayed to local and regional economic development leaders August 13...

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