Warren Bashes Wells, Equifax In Iowa Speeches

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Senator Elizabeth Warren didn’t hold back during her first trip to Iowa, going after Washington for being “corrupt” and “beholden to giant corporations.” ” Politics BCFP breach democrats elizabeth warren Equifax financial Iowa News Presiential Campaign scandal wells fargo What's Hot

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Bank Iowa agrees to buy First State Bank of Colfax

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Bank Iowa will gain a branch in a neighboring market when it completes the acquisition. Community banking M&A Growth strategies Iowa

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Iowa bank announces second asset sale to a credit union

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First American Bank agreed to sell its Iowa branches to GreenState just weeks after arranging the transfer of its Florida locations to another credit union. Community banking Branch deals Credit unions Iowa Florida

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UMB to buy corporate trust business in Iowa

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The company will open its first office in Iowa after buying the business from Bankers Trust. Community banking M&A Growth strategies Trusts Iowa Missouri

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QCR to bulk up in central Iowa

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The Illinois company agreed to pay $44 million to buy Guaranty Bank, the biggest institution based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Community banking M&A Capital Illinois Iowa

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Heartland in Iowa sells two consumer finance businesses

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Community banks Consumer lending M&A IowaHeartland said the sales will allow it to focus on other operations.

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Plagge Appointed Superintendent of Iowa Division of Banking

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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.

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WCF in Iowa hires outsider as its next CEO

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Community banking Succession planning C-suite IowaThe company said that Michael Segner had also succeeded Stephen Mourlam as its president.

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Tax credit unions? Iowa bill could lead the way

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Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would lower taxes for banks and impose a franchise tax on credit unions. Community banking Corporate credit unions Income taxes Credit unions IowaThe move could be a bellwether for other states looking at similar measures.

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Heartland in Iowa to buy Minneapolis-area bank

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Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies Iowa MinnesotaThe company will pay $53 million in cash and stock for Signature Bank.

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MidwestOne in Iowa to record large 4Q loan-loss provision

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Community banking Earnings Credit quality Loan-loss provisions IowaThe company will set aside more than $10 million, with most of the provision addressing an issue with a commercial loan.

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Iowa Banks CBI, MidWestOne Strike Branch Deal

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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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Greater Iowa Credit Union Adds 24-Month CD Special, 3.00% APY

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Offers & Promotions Greater Iowa Credit Union Credit Union Information Page | Receive Alerts for this Credit Union. Availability: Residents of 33 Iowa counties; several SEGs; military relationship. In the past year, Greater Iowa has increased its total deposits by $23.92

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Heartway to Buy Peoples State Bank in Iowa

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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

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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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Iowa Lawmakers Discuss Taxing CUs at State Level

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

According to BankBeat, a panel of lawmakers at the recent Iowa Bankers Association Annual Convention pointed out that state chartered credit unions could switch to a federal charter, if taxed at the state level. While I think the threat of switching charters for Iowa credit unions are overblown because the state charter is more liberal than the federal charter, this perceived threat shows that Congress needs to solve this issue.

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Acquisitive Heartland in Iowa Set to Raise $54 Million

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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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Rigler Investment in Iowa to nearly double in size with latest acquisition

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Community banking M&A Growth strategies IowaThe parent of State Bank in New Hampton has agreed to buy the holding company for Peoples Trust & Savings Bank.

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Heartland in Iowa to enter west Texas with First Bank acquisition

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Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies Mortgages Iowa TexasThe company will pay $186 million for First Bank Lubbock in a deal that also includes mortgage unit PrimeWest Mortgage.

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Heartland Financial buying bank in Illinois

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The Iowa company will pay QCR Holdings about $59 million for Rockland Bank and Trust. Community banking M&A Growth strategies Iowa Illinois

Greater Iowa CU Buys Naming Rights to Ball Field

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The City of Waukee (Iowa) and the Waukee Betterment Foundation announced that Greater Iowa Credit Union will be the sole naming rights sponsor of Waukee’s Miracle League™ ball field, which is slated to open in 2022. Greater Iowa Credit Union donated $250,000 to the project.

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

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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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Banks, credit unions find common ground in electronic notary push

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New legislation in Iowa that allows banks and credit unions to use electronic notaries could help local lenders compete with online competitors. Community banking Credit unions Mortgages Iowa

RAGBRAI (Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) – How to Do It & Tips to Save

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RAGBRAI is short for “Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa.” I only found out about it because my wife is from Iowa and her family has a long… RAGBRAI (Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) – How to Do It & Tips to Save is a post from Money Crashers. ” Haven’t heard of it? Don’t feel bad. RAGBRAI is the oldest and largest long-distance bike ride in the United States, but it’s not exactly a household name.

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QCR Raises $30 Million to Help Buy Iowa Bank

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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

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

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Wealth Management Team Leaves University of Iowa Community CU

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

The entire wealth management team of University of Iowa Community Credit Union (North Liberty, IA) left the credit union on April 26, according to a story appearing in the Corridor Business Journal. The wealth management team is launching its own firm, United Iowa Financial, and took their clients' business with them.

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Cornerstone CU in Iowa Partners with Marketplace Lender

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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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Nussle pushes back against Iowa bill to raise CU taxes

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CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle wrote to the members of the Iowa State Senate Wednesday to urge it to reject a bill that would place additional taxes on credit unions. This legislation is bad for Iowa and we urge this body to soundly reject it.”.

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

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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.

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University of Iowa CCU 26-Month CD Special Earns 2.00% APY

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Iowa Credit Union to Buy Branches, Loans, and Deposits from First American Bank

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

GreenState Credit Union (North Liberty, IA) announced on June 25 that it will purchase seven First American Bank (Fort Dodge, IA) branch locations in central Iowa. GreenState Credit Union was formerly known as University of Iowa Community Credit Union. GreenState CU is the largest Iowa credit union with almost $5.4 The acquisition, which includes the bank's Des Moines metro and Fort Dodge locations, includes approximately $200 million in loans and $500 million in deposits.

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Heartland to expand Kansas City operations with Blue Valley acquisition

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The Iowa company will pay $94 million for a bank with five branches and $727 million in loans. Community banks M&A Growth strategies Missouri Iowa

Warren bashes banks and billionaires in first 2020 campaign swing

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Senator Elizabeth Warren’s first trip to Iowa as a likely presidential candidate highlighted her fiery anti-Wall Street populism. Election 2020 Law and regulation Financial regulations Elizabeth Warren Wells Fargo Equifax Iowa

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Heartland taps successor for CEO Lynn Fuller

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The Iowa company said that Bruce Lee will take over its top post next month. Community banking Career moves C-suite Succession planning Iowa

MidWestOne to broaden Heartland operations with ATBancorp deal

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The company will enter the Iowa cities of Des Moines and Dubuque as part of the $170 million acquisition. Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies Iowa Wisconsin

Emily Girsch, Lincoln Savings Bank | Most Powerful Women: Next

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That's why the chief financial officer at Lincoln Savings Bank in Cedar Falls, Iowa, spends a lot of time thinking about the need to modernize bank regulations for the digital age. Women in Banking Community banking Fintech Growth strategies Capital IowaInnovation is part of Emily Girsch's daily routine.

Provision to Tax Iowa CUs Not Included in Final Tax Reform Bill

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

Iowa Republican leaders reached an agreement on tax reform, touting it as the largest tax cut in state history. The Iowa Bankers Association stated that this issue is not going away and it is already working on this issue in preparation for the 2019 legislative session. John Sorensen, CEO of the Iowa Bankers Association, stated to The Gazette : "Ï think we made real headway.

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Iowa Credit Union Sets Strategic Plan for Serving Mexican Immigrants

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David Suarez , bilingual community development manager at Iowa’s Community 1st Credit Union , says insists the key to building connections with Hispanic members is trust. “We Shortly after building a relationship with Sanchez Salazar, the credit union signed an agreement to collaborate for the benefit of Mexican nationals that live in Iowa.

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After six years in the regulatory penalty box, Ambank maps out future

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The Iowa company was sidelined by a Fed order for 2,155 days. Community banking Enforcement actions M&A Growth strategies Mortgages IowaFinally free, Ambank is open to making an acquisition and offering its mortgage origination services to other institutions.

Decentralization remains central to Heartland's strategy

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CEO Bruce Lee believes a multicharter model, which many other banks have scrapped, gives the Iowa company an edge in smaller markets. Community banking C-suite Growth strategies M&A Iowa

Banks take page from 'Shark Tank' to connect with businesses

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Growth strategies Small business lending Community banking California IowaSponsoring so-called pitch competitions helps lenders gain Community Reinvestment Act credit and gather deposits.

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New community banking president named at Meta

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Community banking Succession planning Growth strategies South Dakota IowaKathy Thorson, who is currently a market president at MetaBank, will oversee strategy for all of its four markets.