Barret School of Banking

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Community Banking Month…#banklocal

April is Community Banking Month if you didn’t already realize this. I fully realize that, more than likely, the town is not redecorating the square/Main Street/main hub in your honor and I seriously doubt the schoolchildren are coloring the pictures from “Great Moments in Banking” for you to hang on the fridge. (“Daddy, who is …

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"I don't wanna grow up…" The Power of Experience in Branding

So, we’ve all heard the news about what was probably our first experience with a brand…Toys R Us. After the “right in the childhood!!!” moment this brought about, it really made me focus on the power of brands in our lives…and just how damanging financial mismanagement can destroy powerful (even dare I say culturally important) …

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Changing Demographics and the Impact to CRA (and Fair Lending)

We all know that the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 (CRA) requires banks to meet the credit needs of the communities in which it operates. Other than the substantive changes in 1995 and 2005 and the public release of interagency CRA Questions & Answers, CRA has largely remained stable. But there is something brewing under …

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RMA-Barret Banking Scholarship. Apply today!

The RMA Scholarship Committee and the RMA Board of Directors are pleased to announce the RMA Scholarship designed to subsidize a portion of the education expense for attendance of the Barret School of Banking. [su_spacer size=”50″][su_spacer] [/su_spacer] [su_button url=”http://www.southeasterncommercial.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Scholarship-application-form-2018.pdf” style=”flat” background=”#2d88ef” color=”#ffffff” size=”14″ radius=”0″]Download application[/su_button] Deadline: Friday, March 9, 2018 [su_spacer size=”50″][su_spacer] [/su_spacer]    

Personal Branding and the Lender…A New Way of Thinking For the Community Banker

  If you were to spend any time hanging out with me, first, I’d feel bad for you! Be prepared to hear about guitars, music, college football, and pipes. Second, I would hope you would find me to be someone who likes to find “the new way of thinking about or doing something”. This is …

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