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Banking With Interest

Jun 30, 2020

John Hope Bryant, the founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE, the largest not-for-profit provider of financial literacy and financial inclusion, details his ambitious plan to confront economic inequality. He also talks about the legacy of banks and slavery—and what banks need to be doing to deal with that.  


Jun 23, 2020

Karen Shaw Petrou, managing partner of Federal Financial Analytics, who has been hailed as “the sharpest mind analyzing bank policy today,” says banks and policymakers need to focus on economic inequality before it’s too late. She discusses her proposed solution and what happens if we don’t act in time.


Jun 16, 2020

The crisis has forced customers to change how they bank—and that’s creating opportunities for banks ready to seize them, according to Elizabeth Wolverton, the chief strategy and customer experience officer at Synovus Bank in Columbus, Georgia. Liz also discusses why inclusion and diversity are so important to...


Jun 10, 2020

Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks talks about a new project aimed at helping with economic inclusion and the role of banks in combating economic inequality. He also discusses his plans for a federal charter for payment companies and explains why he warned mayors around the country about possible credit problems at...


Jun 2, 2020

John Dugan, the chairman of Citigroup’s board of directors, says the future of banking turns on the industry’s pandemic performance. It will affect how regulators oversee them, how shareholders invest, and how the public feels about banks. The former Comptroller of the Currency doesn’t underestimate the...