Kansas, Missouri up penalty for ATM theft

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New laws from Kansas and Missouri will up the penalty for ATM theft

Small Kansas City credit union to merge into CommunityAmerica

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A sales pitch became a vendor's winning legal argument in Kansas surcharge case

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Compliance Interchange fees Network rules KansasCardX, which enables merchants to add a fee for accepting credit cards, won by showing how its product provides transparency to consumers.

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Equity Bancshares in Kansas buying crosstown rival

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Toomey demands answers from Kansas City Fed on fintech’s account

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Southern Missouri Bancorp buying bank to expand in Kansas City

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Kansas City Fed President Esther George to retire, creating second 2023 opening

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Silver Lake Bank Offers Kasasa Brand Products In Eastern Kansas

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Silver Lake Bank (KS) offers its Kasasa Cash checking account and Kasasa Saver savings account to residents of eastern Kansas through online application

'We're not in Kansas anymore': Summit focuses on elevating CX in a digital banking world

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With a lot of courage, heart and brains, Suresh Ramamurthi and his wife Suchitra Padmanabhan turned a failing bank into a fintech phenom in tiny Weir, Kansas. In a keynote at the BCX Summit, Ramamurthi will talk about CBW's journey — and its far-reaching implications for the bank customer experience

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Regulators close Kansas bank in fourth failure of 2020

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Failures Community banking M&A KansasEquity Bank agreed to buy most of the assets, and assume all the deposits, of Almena State Bank.

Kansas City Fed CEO warns of rate rise “oversteering”

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Esther George has warned these could create strains and undermine the Fed’s ability to deliver on the higher path of rates communicated Risk Management The Economy Bank Performance Feature Feature3. 1Risk Management

Peoples Bank and Trust Offers Kasasa Products In Central Kansas

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Peoples Bank and Trust offers its Kasasa Cash checking account the companion Kasasa Saver savings account throughout Central Kansas

Hawthorn Bank's Platinum Checking Available In Missouri And Kansas

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Available to residents of Missouri and Kansas Hawthorn Bank's Platinum Checking currently earns a competitive rate on qualifying balances up to $25k.

First Kansas Bank to buy Lorraine State Bank

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First Kansas, part of the multibank holding company Ottawa Bancshares, expects to complete the acquisition early next year. Community banking M&A Growth strategies

Central Payments snags $30M

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The banking-as-a-service company wants to expand its reach as it spins off from the Central Bank of Kansas City

Heartland, Farmers credit unions in Kansas to merge

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Kansas City Fed issues research briefing on buy now, pay later

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City recently issued a research briefing titled “ The Appeal and Proliferation of Buy Now, Pay Later: Consumer and Merchant Perspectives.”.

Kansas City Fed shifts Jackson Hole symposium to virtual event

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Alva State B&T Offers Kasasa Cash In Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas

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Alva State Bank & Trust offers its Kasasa Cash checking account and the companion Kasasa Saver savings account to residents of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas

CrossFirst in Kansas buying Farmers & Stockmens Bank to move into Colorado, New Mexico

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Loan growth sprouts at small ag banks as crop prices rally

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CrossFirst in Kansas looks within for its new CEO

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Mike Maddox will succeed George Jones on June 1. Growth strategies Succession planning Community banks

Dickinson Financial to Buy Merit Bank in Kansas

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Dickinson Financial in Kansas City, Mo., has agreed to buy Community Bancshares of Kansas in Overland Park. breaking_news community-banking m-a mo ks dealmaking-strategy

Google, Amazon Tech Help States Handle Jobless Claim Boom

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Google and Amazon Web Services are assisting Rhode Island, Kansas, Illinois and New York in processing the unprecedented number of unemployment claims prompted by the coronavirus crisis, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported.

World Central Bankers Discuss Alternatives To The Dollar

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The 2019 Kansas City Federal Reserve’s annual symposium gathered the top monetary policymakers worldwide to kick around ideas to topple the dollar’s power, Bloomberg reported Sunday (Aug. Each year since 1978, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has sponsored a symposium on an important economic issue facing the U.S. Cryptocurrency cryptocurrency dollar federal reserve Kansas City News symposium virtual reserve currency What's Hot

Bad checks could push a Kansas bank into the red

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Landmark Bancorp in Manhattan, Kan., could lose more than $5 million — more than it earned in the first half of the year — if a recently discovered overdraft situation cannot be resolved. Community banking Community banks Overdrafts Checking Fraud losses Fraud liability

Kansas City Based Academy Bank Makes Strategic Acquisition

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The Merger adds 5 Locations Management Feature M&A Feature3 Financial Trends Community Banking. 1Community Banking

'We're not in Kansas anymore': Summit focuses on elevating CX in a digital banking world

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With a lot of courage, heart and brains, Suresh Ramamurthi and his wife Suchitra Padmanabhan turned a failing bank into a fintech phenom in tiny Weir, Kansas. In a keynote at the BCX Summit, Ramamurthi will talk about CBW's journey — and its far-reaching implications for the bank customer experience

Bad loan erases fourth-quarter profit at CrossFirst in Kansas

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The company revised its results to a net loss of $700,000 after deciding to record a $16 million loan-loss provision for the commercial loan. Earnings Credit quality Community banks

Fed official hits back at criticism of central bank’s payments role

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Competition from the public sector in payment services has benefited the public and should not be discounted in the development of a real-time system, said Kansas City Fed chief Esther George. Faster payments ACH Public-private partnership Esther George Randal Quarles Federal Reserve Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Lax board oversight, reckless growth led to Kansas bank's failure: Report

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A federal watchdog agency determined that Almena State Bank's push into government-backed loans, supported with high-cost wholesale funding, set it up for collapse when significant credit issues arose. ]]. SBA Failures Community banking

Fintech firm founder rejects GOP charges on Raskin, Kansas City Fed

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Ten Questions for Kansas City Fed President Esther George

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Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George is best known nationally as a critic of the Fed’s monetary policy, but in a wide-ranging interview she talks about Dodd-Frank, bank capitalization and the challenges facing community banking, in addition to interest rates.

Equity Bancshares to Buy Prairie State in Kansas

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Equity Bancshares in Wichita, Kan., has agreed to buy Prairie State Bancshares in Hoxie, Kan. breaking_news community-banking ks dealmaking-strategy

Kansas City Bank to Pay $2.8M in Redlining Case with HUD

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First Federal Bank of Kansas City has agreed to a $2.8 million settlement with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to resolve allegations of redlining in African-American neighborhoods. community-banking occ enforcement branch-deals mortgage law-regulation