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Consumer credit recovery continued in fourth quarter of 2020

The consumer credit recovery continued in the fourth quarter of 2020, building off trends established last fall, according to the American Bankers Association’s latest quarterly Credit Card Market Monitor. Monthly purchase volumes improved across risk groups for the second consecutive quarter as the share of Revolvers (those who carry over a monthly balance) hit a new record low. The May 2021 …

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Week of May 10

In This Issue… New OBA president/CEO Adrian Beverage featured in NonDoc Q&A Employment report shows 266,000 jobs added in April OBA education corner … New OBA president/CEO Adrian Beverage featured in NonDoc Q&A OBA president and CEO Adrian Beverage was featured in the online newsmagazine NonDoc’s Q&A piece today. In the Q&A, Beverage covers topics from banking in Oklahoma, family …

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OBA first vice chairman delivers OPSU commencement speech

Amada Alvidrez was selected as the Oklahoma Panhandle State University 2021 Commencement Program Speaker, for the ceremony which was held on May 7. Alvidrez serves as Regional Retail Manager at Equity Bank in Guymon and is also currently first vice chairman of the Oklahoma Bankers Association. In 2016, she joined the Government Relations Council for OBA and was elected to …

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Week of May 3

In This Issue… Guidance updated on PPP whole loan sales Adrian Beverage assumes president/CEO position at OBA 2021 OBA Directory of Banks available OBA Convention quickly approaching! 2021 Senior Management Conference set for June in Las Vegas OBA education corner … Guidance updated on PPP whole loan sales The Small Business Administration extended its guidance this week on how lenders …

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Adrian Beverage assumes president/CEO position at OBA

The Oklahoma Bankers Association will have a new president and CEO for the first time in 33 years – but one with a familiar name – when Adrian Beverage assumes the post officially on Saturday, May 1. Beverage will be moving from his current position as chief of staff, executive vice president and director of government relations for the OBA, …

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Week of April 26

In This Issue… 2021 Senior Management Conference set for June in Las Vegas Esther George to speak at 2021 OBA Convention New nominee for OBA board position selected NFP hosts “Building a Mentally Strong Organization” webinar with ABA OBA education corner … 2021 Senior Management Conference set for June in Las Vegas Pack your bags and mark your calendars because …

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Esther George to speak at 2021 OBA Convention

Esther George, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, will speak at the 2021 OBA Convention on Wednesday, May 26. Her session will last from 9-9:45 a.m., and will be titled “Economic Outlook”. George leads a workforce of close to 2,000 employees in Kansas City and its branch offices in Omaha, Denver and Oklahoma City. As …

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Week of April 19

In This Issue… Nominees for First Vice Chairman, six elected OBA Board members PPP lending in 2021: Community banks stand tall in 2021 House passes cannabis-related SAFE Banking Act of 2021 2021 OBA Convention approaching in May Registration open for Emerging Leaders Forum OBA education corner … Nominees for first vice chairman, six elected OBA board members selected Pursuant to …

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Consumer delinquencies rise in fourth quarter of 2020

After two consecutive quarters of declines, consumer credit delinquencies rose in the fourth quarter of 2020 as the toll of the pandemic-induced recession weighed on the economy, according to results from the American Bankers Association’s Consumer Credit Delinquency Bulletin. Overall, delinquencies rose in each of the 11 loan categories tracked by ABA. The composite ratio, which tracks delinquencies in eight …

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Week of April 12

In This Issue… Spending expectations rise in February according to N.Y. Fed survey OBA hiring for office staff position Registration open for Emerging Leaders Forum OBA education corner … Spending expectations rise, according to N.Y. Fed survey According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s monthly Survey of Consumer Expectations, Americans’ expectations for personal spending in the next year …

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