Gail DeBoer has announced her plans to retire in early 2021 after more than three decades at the Nebraska-based institution.
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Highlands Banking would be based in a community near the state's borders with Georgia and South Carolina.
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The Oregon company unveiled a sweeping cost-cutting plan that includes more remote work opportunities and up to 50 branch closures.
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The company, which shuttered six locations in September, plans to close 14 more branches by the end of this year.
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The company will close branches and cut jobs, with plans to reinvest some of the savings into digital enhancements.
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While some institutions have held off on staffing up for new projects, many mission-critical positions at the executive level are still being filled. It may take until well into 2021 before normal patterns return.
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USAA Federal Savings Bank’s downgrade shows how customer mistreatment stemming from flaws in internal controls can hurt Community Reinvestment Act scores. Some want consumer compliance to carry more weight in the CRA calculus.
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FinTech Forward, a collaboration of American Banker and BAI, brings together the research, media, and event capabilities of banking's top two professional information and education organizations.

Mobile phones are only going to become a bigger part of how banks interact with their customers, so several institutions are looking to enhance that experience. They are focusing on better ways of opening accounts, verifying identities, interacting with customers and offering new services and features. Here are some of the improvements announced this year.
November 11
In the age of big data, banks should be king. After all, which industry knows more about people and how they behave than the holders of deposits? But all that data is useless without leaders who know how to effectively analyze it. American Banker recently polled data and analytics chiefs at banks about the trials and tribulations of big data and the art of finding insightful information. Here are some of their responses.
September 6
The era of banks and fintech companies cozying up to each other is in full bloom. Fintechs realize they can better disrupt the industry from within, while banks are looking for partners to help them navigate the digital world. Here's a look at how banks worldwide are buying, investing in and in some cases lending to fintech firms.
August 29