The January/February 2016 digital edition of IBAT’s magazine, The Texas Independent Banker, is now available online. Click here to view the full table of contents or link directly to specific content below:
Are you a Texas community banker who is passionate, concerned, vocal and tolerant of diverse viewpoints? If so, the CFPB Community Bank Advisory Council is currently accepting applications to ensure smaller financial institutions have a voice. This Council is responsible for sharing the unique perspectives of community banks as well as advising the CFPB about regulating consumer financial products and services. Members provide information, analysis and recommendations to assist with CFPB policy development, rulemaking and engagement work.
Great online, on-demand sales training is here! IBAT is pleased to announce its partnership with Associate Member Tim Tivis and the Pinnacle Training Group to bring you an exclusive offer on a very timely topic; a turn-key selling and business development online video training series dedicated exclusively for the independent community bank. Click here to learn more about The Prospect to Customer Selling System.
On April 4-5, 2016, The Bank CEO Network will host its 13th Annual Community Bank Directors’ Conference at the Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas. Conference topics, which are tailored to educating outside directors and CEOs of community banks, address the most current and pertinent issues impacting these banks.
Did you know? IBAT, in conjunction with Financial Education, Inc., hosts close to 150 webinars a year. Webinars are a very economical way to train your staff for one low price. Everyone can sit in on the program with the use of a speakerphone and a computer, or access archived webinars on-demand.
Topics are broken up by category or by date and include:
IBAT’s February Consumer Tips article is available online. These tips offer advice about refinancing your home. The article looks at reasons why home owners choose to refinance and includes questions that will help determine if this is the right option.