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FHA Answers Concerns about Lien Priority for Energy Efficiency Loans

Posted on 8/25/2015
The Federal Housing Administration yesterday announced that it will finance single-family home loans for energy-efficiency retrofitting, provided those loans preserve payment priority for first-lien mortgage holders.

FOMC Minutes: Conditions Edging Toward Rate Hike

Posted on 8/20/2015
The Federal Open Market Committee’s deliberations landed on keeping interest rates near zero despite continued economic expansion in the U.S., according to the minutes from the committee’s July 28-29 meeting.

Dallas Fed Names New President

Posted on 8/18/2015
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas yesterday named Robert Kaplan as its next president and CEO. Kaplan, who takes office on Sept. 8, is a former investment banker and vice chairman at Goldman Sachs.

Sen. Shelby to Speak on Dodd-Frank in San Antonio

Posted on 8/14/2015
U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby will be in San Antonio Aug. 31 to discuss how the banking industry has transformed under the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act and what impact that has had on the business community.