Jul 27, 2021
Rohit Chopra is expected to be confirmed soon as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. What kind of a leader is he likely to be, and what financial activities will he target first? Kate Berry, who covers the CFPB for American Banker, breaks down how the new director will guide the agency.
Jul 13, 2021
Simran Kang, cofounder and CEO of MyFO-Tech, a fintech focused on helping consumers manage their wealth, talks about her experience in creating a fintech, the challenges she faced and the vision for her company. She also discusses what it’s like as a woman entrepreneur, offering a candid view of an industry...
Jun 29, 2021
With housing prices at all-time highs, the auto market overheating and policymakers worrying about inflation, there are plenty of concerns about the state of the economy. Sayee Srinivasan, the new chief economist of the American Bankers Association, talks through the latest data and whether banks and consumers need to...
Jun 22, 2021
The banking industry is sitting on a record amount of deposits, but as post-pandemic life takes shape, many are arguing banks should be focused on retaining and attracting even more traditional, core deposits. Jeff Marsico, banking consultant, blogger and president of the Kafafian Group, makes the contrarian case for...
Jun 15, 2021
Sam Sidhu, incoming CEO of Customers Bancorp., explains his bank’s hybrid strategy of partnering with fintechs while also retaining a robust retail presence. Sidhu provides insights into the bank’s recent growth, its forays into block-chain based payments and AI-lending, and plans for the future.