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Banking With Interest

Jan 18, 2022

FDIC Chair Jelena McWilliams unexpectedly announced recently that she is stepping down Feb. 4. What’s behind this decision—and what does it mean for the independence of the FDIC and other banking regulators? Politico’s Victoria Guida and American Banker’s Brendan Pedersen explore the many facets of the FDIC’s...


Jan 11, 2022

Jim Edwards, the CEO of $2.1 billion-asset United Bank and immediate former past chairman of the ABA, talks about his bank’s unique approach to finding and fostering the next generation of banking talent. He also discusses several policy challenges facing the industry, including overdraft fees and more...


Dec 14, 2021

While much of the economic data is relatively strong, consumers remain pessimistic about the economy, with fears about inflation rapidly rising. Mark Zandi, the chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, goes through the latest data to answer critical questions about the economy headed into the New Year. How worried should...


Nov 30, 2021

Tim Massad, former chairman of the CFTC, tackles the challenges in designing a U.S. central bank digital currency, including how not to disintermediate banks—and why policymakers need to accelerate their discussions. He also offers his take on recommendations for stablecoin supervision, and where regulators may have...


Oct 12, 2021

Wade Arnold, founder and CEO of Moov Financial, talks about how his startup is tackling one of the fundamental parts of banking—making it easier for businesses to accept, store and disburse money.  He also discusses the massive changes under way in the payment system, including the impact of real-time transactions and...