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FDIC, OCC Announce Relief for Flooding-Hit Banks

5/29/2015
Following the catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma, the OCC yesterday declared an emergency in the affected areas and said that national banks and federal thrifts would be permitted, at their own discretion, to close branches and offices in th

FDIC: Noninterest Income Drives Rebound in Bank Earnings

5/28/2015
FDIC-insured banks and savings institutions earned $39.8 billion in the first quarter, up 6.9 percent from the industry’s earnings a year before, the FDIC said yesterday.

Members of Congress Issue Bipartisan Call for TRID Grace Period

5/27/2015
Hundreds of lawmakers wrote to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last week urging Director Richard Cordray to provide an enforcement grace period after the TILA-RESPA integrated disclosures take effect on Aug. 1.

USPS Watchdog Says Postal Banking Could Be 'Extremely Popular'

5/26/2015
The U.S. Postal Service's inspector general on Thursday released a report offering examples of how USPS could expand its financial services offerings and arguing that these services "could be extremely popular."