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Next Luncheon October 1, 2018

Last update on Sept. 20, 2018.

October 1, 2018

Casa Juancho Restaurant

12 noon to 2 pm

Alex Sanchez, President & CEO

Florida Bankers Association

$25.00 cash/check


Community banking under siege 2017

Last update on July 24, 2017.

Community banking under siege 2017

Community Banks are defined by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), as institutions that have the characteristics to tend and revolve around, how and where the bank conducts business. Community Banks focus on providing traditional banking services in their local communities. They obtain most of their core deposits locally, and make many of their loans ...

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National Monetary Policy. Oct 2015

Last update on Nov. 19, 2015.

National Monetary Policy. Oct 2015

Karen Gilmore - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, October 2015

Quasi-Governmental Nature of the Fed

  • A federal structure
  • Political independence
  • Congress and the Fed

The Fed’s Dual Mandate

  • The Fed is pursuing two objectives as given to us by Congress—maximum employment and price stability.
  • The maximum level of employment is largely determined by nonmonetary ...

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Small Business in Banking Today

Last update on Sept. 11, 2015.

Small Business in Banking Today

Current Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) statistics indicate that in the year 1990 there were 12,343 banks in the nation. Now at the end of the first quarter of 2015, this number has been reduced to 5,570 banks, which represent a total loss of more than half of the banks in the nation ...

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Our industry

Last update on April 11, 2015.

Our industry

by Alejandro "Alex" Sanchez, FBA president and Chief Executive Officer.
Our industry is a noble one. Our bankers do so much to help make dreams come true each day by creating new home and business owners throughout our country. This is the ultimate American dream. The free enterprise system in our country is, by far ...

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The Future of Banking in Cuba

Last update on April 9, 2015.

The Future of Banking in Cuba

Juan Del Busto
Consulting Advisor and Vice President of the Hispanic American Bankers Association
In a historic move, in December 2014 President Obama announced significant steps that the United States will take to change its relationship with Cuba and the Cuban people. The President believes that the isolation steps the U.S. has taken ...

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Last update on April 9, 2015.

The Hispanic American Bankers Association cordially invites you to theFirst Annual Banking Symposium
presenting unique lending opportunities for south Florida banks sponsored by Rialto Capital
On Tuesday, April 28, 2015
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
at Coral Gables Country Club
997 North Greenway Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Lunch will be ...

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