The non-binding guidance, which followed a nearly yearlong inquiry about industry practices, said consumers should have greater ability to obtain information about their financial data, among other principles.
The Illinois company, four months removed from its last bank acquisition, just announced the biggest purchase in its history. Alpine Bancorp. will add low-cost deposits and scale to Midland States' wealth management business.
The tech sector is filled with innovators who want to solve really tough problems. Yet, there is one huge problem they can’t seem to make a dent in, says the creator of Craigslist and the founder of Women Who Tech.
While bank executives are divided on what they view as an optimal outcome for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, there is broad agreement that a future without them (or some government-supported equivalent) would mean tighter credit, higher rates and lower volume.
Recently, the Aite Group surveyed 1,000 U.S.-based businesses generating between US$100,000 and US$20 million in annual revenue with the intention of understanding how well US-based small businesses are being served by their bank partners.
M&T Bank has embarked on an epic quest to put the customer at the center of everything the company does, launching a multi-year, enterprise-wide effort to modernize and centralize the management, delivery and measurement of all outreach to customers and prospects.