Monday, April 7, 2014

The following articles are featured in the Compliance section:
  • Withdrawals to Avoid Garnishment or Levy
  • Fine Limitations For Compliance Violations
  • What Happens If Credit Union Doesn't Follow Reg D
  • Reg CC Next Day Availability $200 Rule
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The following articles are featured in the Lending section:
  • What Are Three Biggest Challenges Related to Exception Management?
  • What's Greater - the Cost to Manually Track Exceptions or Implementing a New ECM System?
  • What's More Popular for Exception Tracking - Using a Core System or Spreadsheets?
  • 3 Days Advance Rule-Copy of Residential Mortgage
  • ATR Rules & Abundance of Caution for Taxes
  • Reg B New Disclosures for Modified HAMP?
  • Home Improvement w/ Another Property Collateral
  • Best Practices For Pulling Credit Reports
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The following articles are featured in the Operations section:
  • Have Laws Changed on LLCs & Interest Bearing Acct?
  • Allowed to Mark More Than One Box Exception Hold?
  • Procedures for Receiving Oil/Gas Lease Draft
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The following articles are featured in the Technology section:
  • Top Ten Trends Impacting Bank Technology for 2014, Part Two
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Savings Accounts: Waiving Fees for Minors
What part of the law allows banks to waive fees on minor's savings accounts? I've gone through Reg D several times, but must be missing something.....

Read and weigh in with some helpful information on Fees waived for minors in the Operations Compliance forum.

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