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With the New Year approaching we've decided it was time to revamp the Bulletin! Please be aware that the Bulletin will be under construction for the next few months. Note that information has been put into a new format.  Bank promotions, bank news and bank community activity can now be found to the right side bar along with important meeting dates under events. Your feedback is important to us, please let us know how you are liking the changes and if you have any suggestions at esuckiel@njbankers.com.

Members Urged to Vote for Kevin Cummings and Christopher Martin to Serve on the FHLBNY Board of Directors


NJBankers members that are eligible to vote in the FHLBNY Board of Directors’ election are reminded that the Association’s Board of Directors have named Kevin Cummings, Investors Bank, and Christopher Martin, The Provident Bank, as the recommended candidates for the two New Jersey directorship seats with terms that commence January 1, 2015. Read More

Federal Agencies Finalize Risk Retention Rule Aligning QRM with QM

Federal regulators including the FDIC, OCC, Federal Reserve, FHFA, SEC and HUD have finalized the Dodd-Frank Act’s mortgage risk retention rule, aligning the Qualified Residential Mortgage (QRM), standard with the CFPB's Qualified Mortgage (QM) rule. Read More

Flu, Not Ebola, Poses Biggest Threat to Workplace Productivity

Even an average flu season can cost employers billions. Employers need to enter flu season armed with information, as well as with a plan on how to prevent the virus from spreading through the workforce.  Read More

CFPB Finalizes Rule Easing Requirement of Privacy Notices

The CFPB has finalized a rule to ease the annual privacy notice requirement under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. Read More

Conference Speakers Presented Important Lessons for HR Professionals

The Human Resources Conference at the Caesar’s Resort & Spa, Atlantic City, held on October 16-17th, attracted over 90 bankers, service providers and guests to the two-day event.  Read More

NJBankers Welcomes New Associate Member

NJBankers is pleased to announce that Arc Risk & Compliance has joined the Association. This firm recognizes the value of membership. We applaud their support of the New Jersey banking industry. Read More

2014 BSA/Anti-Money Laundering Seminar Features New Speaker

Friday, November 21, 2014
This program, presented by Ken Golliher of Pegasus Educational Services, LLC, incorporates a review of all of your institution's BSA compliance responsibilities.
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CFO Conference

November 14, 2014

2014 Joint Mortgage Lending Conference
November 19, 2014

BSA/Anti-Money Laundering Seminar
November 21, 2014

2014 Directors College
November 21, 2014

2014 New Leaders in Banking
December 2, 2014

BankHorizons 2014
December 3, 2014

Economic Leadership Forum
January 16, 2014

Directors & Managing Officers
March 13, 2015

Women in Banking Conference
April 22, 2014

111th Annual Conference
May 27, 2014

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Upcoming NJBankers Conferences - Don't Miss Out!

CFO Conference w/ FMS NY/NJ - Friday, November 14, 2014
This program is designed for CEOs, CFOs and other c-level and senior bank managers 

Joint Mortgage Lending Conference - Wednesday, November 19, 2014
This one-day event is a must in order to keep current and hear the latest information about mortgage trends. 

Directors College with the FDIC - Friday, November 21, 2014
An interactive one-day seminar that provides ongoing education to bank directors on current topics and various elements of bank supervision. 

BankHorizons 2014 - Wednesday, December 3, 2014
An outstanding opportunity for banking professionals, managers and executives who work in operations, business development, marketing, compliance, technology, core processing and lending to see the latest in products and services.

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Sponsorship opportunities available! 

Middle Class Behind in Retirement Planning According to Wells Fargo Study

One-third of middle-class Americans are not currently saving for retirement, according to a recent Wells Fargo study. Of Americans aged 50-59 -- often considered to be in their peak earning years, with retirement imminent -- 41 percent are putting nothing in 401(k)s, IRAs and other retirement vehicles. Read More

10th Annual Loan Loss Reserve Survey will be Available to all Participants

Associate Member McGladrey kicked off their 10th Annual Loan Loss Reserve Survey and asks for your financial institution’s participation. Participants can see where they stand compared to peers and will receive a copy of the report. Read More

What if Banks Could Get Consumers to Advocate For Them?
John Siracusa, President & CEO, mOSa eBank Marketing Services

There are few examples of banks using social media effectively for advocacy and grassroots efforts. Social media helps banks move the needle in regards to real grassroots advocacy. The foundation of building a social media strategy is to build an audience. Otherwise, nobody will see your content/posts. Read More

Allstate Offers $25 Gift Cards and More for Year End Promotion

NJBankers is pleased to offer to its membership the year end 2014 Promotion from our Endorsed Service Provider Allstate New Jersey Insurance Co. Please click here to download the flyer and a quote* sheet.  If your bank/company would like hard copies, please contact Neil Greco directly at 973-364-8040 or njgreco@allstate.com.

Endorsed Service Provider Deluxe Presents the Deluxe Exchange

Deluxe will host the Deluxe Exchange at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, AZ. At the event, bank executives will network with peers, gain insights on how to impact the coming year and join the conversation about the critical issues facing their institution. Read More

Senior Housing Crime Prevention Presents an Easy Way to Earn CRA Credit By Combatting Elder Abuse Webinar

On Nov. 13, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation will provide details about the Senior Crimestoppers program which is the only initiative to  have a measurable impact on the crime and abuse in America’s low and moderate income nursing homes and Veterans homes. Read More

Endorsed Service Provider SNL Offers Community Bankers Conference Videos

The Annual SNL Financial Community Bankers Conference brought together leading bank executives, board members, regulators, consultants and Wall Street professionals to network and share insights about strategic issues facing the industry. Read More

PMC Presents Regional IRA Seminars

NJBankers Member Banks enjoy a 10% discount off all our Endorsed Provider PMC's seminars and materials. The next seminar in NJ is November 12-13 in Somerset.

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Mercadien Awarded Significant National Contract with U.S. Small Business Administration

Mercadien P.C., Certified Public Accountants has been awarded a national contract with the U.S. SBA to provide risk-based review and risk oversight support services for the CDC/504 Loan Program administered through the Offices of Capital Access and Credit Risk Management.  Read More

Associate Member CSI Presents Complimentary Webinars on Major Shifts Driving Banks to Change

Join Associate Member CSI for their complimentary Webinar series. There are three major shifts driving financial institutions to change: data, risk and customer demand. For this webinar series, CSI put together a panel of nine banking industry experts. Learn how the three major shifts impact your financial institution and what steps you can take to be more competitive, compliant and profitable. Read More

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