Warren Bashes Wells, Equifax In Iowa Speeches


Senator Elizabeth Warren didn’t hold back during her first trip to Iowa, going after Washington for being “corrupt” and “beholden to giant corporations.” She has hired Emily Parcell, who worked as then-Senator Barack Obama’s Iowa political director for the 2008 caucus and as a senior advisor to Clinton in the state in 2016, as well as Brendan Summers, who was the 2016 Iowa and national caucus director for Bernie Sanders during his presidential campaign.

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Iowa credit union officially taps new chief

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C-suite Credit unions Succession planning Iowa

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Iowa State Fair will require vendors to accept both cards and cash

Payments Source

In the tug-of-war over merchants refusing either cash or cards embroiling local governments in New Jersey, New York City and Philadelphia, the Iowa State Fair is taking the middle ground. Mobile point-of-sale Mobile payments Cash Payment cards IowaBeginning next year, all fair vendors will be required to accept cash, cards and contactless payments through First Data’s Clover devices.

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MidWestOne in Iowa hires outsider as next president

American Banker

Community banking Succession planning Recruiting IowaLen Devaisher once served as a regional executive for Old National Bancorp.

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Iowa Bank Regulator Blocks Credit Union Acquisition of Bank Assets, Branches

ABA Community Banking

The Iowa Division of Banking on Monday blocked the sale of First American Bank’s remaining Iowa-based assets and branches to Green State Credit Union, a $5.8 billion institution based in Iowa City.

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MidWestOne to buy Iowa First Bancshares

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Community banking M&A

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A second Iowa credit union cuts staff, citing weak mortgage market

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Credit union in Iowa is rebranding again

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Credit unions Industry News

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Iowa credit union's takeover of two banks riles industry

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Credit unions M&A Growth strategies

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Plagge Appointed Superintendent of Iowa Division of Banking

ABA Community Banking

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today that former ABA Chairman Jeff Plagge, president and CEO of Northwest Financial Corporation in Arnolds Park, has been appointed superintendent of the Iowa Division of Banking. The post Plagge Appointed Superintendent of Iowa Division of Banking appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

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Settlement in Iowa resolves dispute over bank-credit union branch deal

American Banker

First American Bank agreed to cover costs incurred by the Iowa Division in Banking, while the regulator made it clear that the accord would not set a precedent for future credit union-bank deals. Credit unions Community banking M&A Branch deals Iowa

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GreenState Credit Union in Iowa cuts 5% of workforce due to rising rates

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Credit unions Industry News

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Regulator blocks Iowa credit union's purchase of Nebraska bank

American Banker

Credit unions M&A Regulation and compliance

GreenState Credit Union in Iowa buying another bank

American Banker

Credit unions M&A

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Libertyville Savings Bank Offers Kasasa Products In SE Iowa


Libertyville Savings Bank offers its competitive checking accounts (Kasasa Cash,and Kasasa Cash Back) and Kasasa Saver savings accounts in southeast Iowa

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Ascentra Credit Union CEO dead at 52

American Banker

Dale Owen began his career at the Bettendorf, Iowa-based institution in 1999 and took over as chief executive in 2013. Credit unions Obituaries Iowa

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VizyPay carves out a niche catering to rural America

Payments Dive

Austin Mac Nab, the CEO and cofounder of Waukee, Iowa-based payments processing firm VizyPay, said the company aims to disrupt the payments landscape by catering to small town businesses

GreenState Credit Union pledges $500M toward racial equity efforts

American Banker

The Iowa-based institution hopes the funds can help narrow the racial homeownership gap in the state, which is believed to be among the worst in the nation. Diversity and equality Racism Credit unions Corporate philanthropy Iowa Racial Bias

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Iowa Banks CBI, MidWestOne Strike Branch Deal

American Banker

CBI Bank & Trust in Muscatine, Iowa, said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy a branch in Davenport, Iowa, from MidWestOne Bank in Iowa City. breaking_news dealmaking-strategy branch-deals sailthru-no-lead community-banking

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Why an Iowa credit union is venturing out of state to buy banks

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Credit unions M&A

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NCUA bans former Iowa branch manager for fraud

American Banker

Prohibition orders Financial crimes Credit unions NCUA

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Heartway to Buy Peoples State Bank in Iowa

American Banker

in Wayland, Iowa, has agreed to buy Peoples State Bank in Winfield, Iowa. Heartway Bancorp. community-banking ia dealmaking-strategy

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Heartland in Iowa to Buy Founders in California

American Banker

Heartland Financial in Dubuque, Iowa, has agreed to buy Founders Bancorp in San Luis Obispo, Calif. breaking_news community-banking m-a ca ia dealmaking-strategy

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Peoples Bank's Kasasa Cash Available In Iowa And Missouri


Peoples Bank's (IA/MO) Kasasa Cash currently earns 3.505 APY on qualifying balances up to $20k. Kasasa Saver earns 1.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $20k

Acquisitive Heartland in Iowa Set to Raise $54 Million

American Banker

Heartland Financial in Dubuque, Iowa, is looking to raise $53.5 million through a public offering. breaking_news community-banking strategic-alternatives ia dealmaking-strategy

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QCR Raises $30 Million to Help Buy Iowa Bank

American Banker

has agreed to buy Community State Bank in Ankeny, Iowa. QCR Holdings in Moline, Ill., breaking_news community-banking il dealmaking-strategy

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Heartland in Iowa Exits Small Business Lending Fund

American Banker

Heartland Financial USA in Dubuque, Iowa, has exited the Small Business Lending Fund. breaking_news dealmaking-strategy ia national-regional

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Nebraska bank fights for right to be sold to Iowa credit union

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Cornerstone CU in Iowa Partners with Marketplace Lender

American Banker

Cornerstone Community Credit Union in Des Moines, Iowa, has partnered with the online marketplace lender LendingPoint to provide loan products for its members that struggle to qualify for traditional financing. breaking_news credit-unions marketplace-lending

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This week’s podcast episode: A deep dive into buy-now-pay-later with special guests Nikita Aggarwal, Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA School of Law, and Chris Odinet, Professor of Law, University of Iowa, College of Law

CFPB Monitor

Joined by two experts on the BNPL industry, we first review the types of BNPL products currently available, how they are accessed by consumers, how they generate revenue for industry participants, and potential consumer risks.

How a Small Iowa Institution Became The Bank Powering Big Fintech Apps

The Financial Brand

The post How a Small Iowa Institution Became The Bank Powering Big Fintech Apps appeared first on The Financial Brand. A 117-year-old community bank serves as the back-end for fintechs like Square Cash and Acorns, fueling growth while keeping its roots intact. Featured Content Innovation Strategies

HBT in Illinois to enter Iowa with deal for a Cedar Rapids bank

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M&A Consumer banking

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2021 Community Spark Award Runner-Up United Bank of Iowa

Social Assurance

As their area approached the Holiday Season last year, they were approached by the Town of Franklin to brainstorm ways to bolster the local small business economy. The idea they settled on was to create a closed-circuit gift card program, branded the “Think Franklin First” gift card.

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Iowa regulators put the kibosh on credit union's bank branch purchase

American Banker

The state's Division of Banking, led by a former bank CEO and trade group chief, blocked GreenState CU's move to buy seven branches from First American Bank. This is the second time this year regulators have halted a credit union-bank deal. State regulators M&A Community banks Disputes and judgments

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The Secret History of a Small Town Gas Station and the Lifelong Fintech Lesson It Taught Me

Strategically Speaking

If you find yourself in Cedar Falls, Iowa, head to First Street and pop into The Music Station. And yes, if you're a Jack Henry customer, you might find yourself in Iowa. After all, Cedar Falls is the birthplace of the Banno Digital Platform. So what is this mysterious gas station?

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