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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 25, Number 8

August 23, 2015

Mortgage Relief Services: More Harm Than Good

by Teri Wesley

While the number of foreclosed homes is on the decline, homeowners who are struggling to make ends meet and hold on to their homes are vulnerable to predatory mortgage relief companies.

The OCC on Fintech Innovation

by Teri Wesley

Technological advances in financial services and the risk management challenges they present has captured the attention of the OCC.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Regulatory Update
FinCEN's Targeted Enforcement Effort

Training Page
A Blueprint For Terminations

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

Terminating an employee is never an easy thing to do. How you handle the termination is essential for the employee's transition as well as the security of your organization.

The Downside to Dodd-Frank

While there are some positive aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act, the increased regulatory burden it has placed on banks is having a detrimental effect on the industry.

Educating Consumers on Quick Cash Loans

The NCUA has released an information video to help consumers understand how payday loans work, and what other options may be available to them.

Focus on Fraud

From the editor's desk
Trust is Not a Control

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

When faced with terminating or laying off employees – no matter how well you think you know them – never rely on trust as a control for dishonesty.

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers

P. Kevin Smith, CPP
Contributing Editor:
Teri Wesley
Executive Editor:
Barbara Hurst
Board of Advisors:
John S. Burnett
Peter G. Djinis, Esq.
William Gearin
Lucy H. Griffin
Mary Beth Guard, Esq.
David McGuinn
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.
Barry Thompson
Andy Zavoina

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