Thursday, October 21, 2021

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Week of April 5

In This Issue… 2021 OBA Convention approaching in May Georgia Credit Union buys largest bank yet Bank On initiative – reaching out to the unbanked Deadline approaching for 2021 OBA college scholarship April Office Depot savings for OBA member banks OBA education corner … 2021 OBA Convention approaching in May The Oklahoma Bankers Association 2021 Convention is set for May …

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COVID-19 impacts Oklahomans’ consumer spending, mobility, employment

The Oklahoma City Branch of the Federal Reserve of Kansas City released its latest issue of the quarterly publication the Oklahoma Economist. At the beginning of the pandemic, COVID-19 affected Oklahomans’ consumer spending, mobility and employment. While consumer spending rebounded relatively quickly—boosted by government stimulus payments and online spending—the number of Oklahomans going to retail and recreation establishments steadily went down …

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Week of March 29

In This Issue… Notice for OBA board nominations for upcoming term Effects of declining leverage ratios Bank Exam Prep Center debuts Get your photos in for OBA 2022 Views & Vistas photo contest OBA welcomes new strategic member OBA education corner … Notice for OBA board nominations for upcoming term TO ALL OBA-MEMBER BANKS: Pursuant to Section 5.4 of the …

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Senate passes PPP extension; bill heads to president

U.S. Capitol

The Senate today voted overwhelmingly today to pass a bill extending the Paycheck Protection Program. The legislation, which was approved 92-7 by the Senate after the House already passed it, now goes to President Biden for signing. The Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act would allow loan applications to the program – currently set to expire on March 31 – for …

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USDA announces ‘Pandemic Assistance for Producers’ to distribute resources more equitably

The USDA announced Wednesday it is establishing new programs and efforts to bring financial assistance to farmers, ranchers and producers who felt the impact of COVID-19 market disruptions. The new initiative – USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers– will reach a broader set of producers than previous COVID-19 aid programs. USDA is dedicating at least $6 billion toward the new programs. …

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Senate passes PPP extension; bill heads to president

The Senate today voted overwhelmingly today to pass a bill extending the Paycheck Protection Program. The legislation, which was approved 92-7 by the Senate after the House already passed it, now goes to President Biden for signing. The Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act would allow loan applications to the program – currently set to expire on March 31 – for …

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Week of March 22

In This Issue… New home sales fall 18.2 percent in February OBA welcomes new strategic members OBA education corner … New home sales fall 18.2 percent in February The U.S. Census Bureau and Housing and Urban Development released new residential sales statistics for February 2021 today. New single-family home sales fell 18.2% below the revised January rate of 948,000 but …

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