WASHINGTON - On July 14, banks in Kentucky gain the right to sell any product or provide any service authorized for any other institution, whether it is chartered by the federal government or another state. The Kentucky Bankers Association spent three years lobbying for the so-called "super-parity" law - a road to riches for banks chartered in the Bluegrass State.

"If you can't make $50,000 a year off that opportunity, you're the wrong guy in the wrong job," says Ballard W. Cassady Jr., the group's executive vice president.

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