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Simply Stated - All Things Finance

Financial Regulation can be complicated. Join us for interviews with state financial regulators, commissioners, policymakers, and CSBS staff to gain further insight on how banks, money transmitters, check cashers, and all forms of financial services are supervised and supported by our regulatory system.

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June 15, 2022 15 min

"States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In this episode CSBS Chief Economist Tom Siems and host Matt Longacre discuss what the latest inflation and jobs numbers, business confidence measures and more are telling us about the current trajectory of the U.S. economy.

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Community Banks Adapting to the Digital Age

Guests:

  • CSBS Chief Economist Thomas F. Siems
  • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Supervision Policy, Research and Analysis Manager Meredith A. Covington 
  • Temple University Professor of Finance and CSBS Adjunct Research Scholar Jonathan A. Scott 

  • In this episode, we explore how community banks are adapting to a changing digital landscape by analyzing banking and technology questions from the 2021...

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    Today, we explore the challenges behind curbing inflation, the tools available to the Federal Reserve to do so, and the consequences of the Fed acting too aggressively or too gently.

    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In this episode CSBS Senior Economist Tom Siems and host Matt Longacre discuss what the latest inflation and jobs numbers, business confidence measures and mor...

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    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In this episode CSBS Senior Economist Tom Siems and host Matt Longacre discuss what the latest inflation and jobs numbers, business confidence measures and more are telling us about the current trajectory of the U.S. economy.


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    February 9, 2022 11 min

    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In this episode CSBS Senior Economist Tom Siems and host Matt Longacre discuss what the latest inflation and jobs numbers, business confidence measures and more are telling us about the current trajectory of the U.S. economy.

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    January 19, 2022 13 min

    CSBS Senior Vice President Tim Doyle sits down with me to explain what exactly makes a license a license. We discuss the difference between a license and charter, why licenses exist, what a license does and does not mean for a consumer, how licensing has changed and how NMLS helps consumers make good choices when shopping for financial services.

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    Community bankers are slightly more optimistic about future business conditions and the economic outlook than they were at the end of last year but are more concerned about future profitability than at any point since the pandemic began, according to the most recent Community Bank Sentiment Index (CBSI)

    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In this episode CSBS Senior Economi...

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    November 10, 2021 12 min

    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In this episode CSBS Senior Economist Tom Siems and host Matt Longacre discuss what the latest inflation and jobs numbers, business confidence measures and more are telling us about the current trajectory of the U.S. economy.

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    October 13, 2021 13 min

    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In this episode CSBS Senior Economist Tom Siems explains how supply chain issues and fluctuating demand complicate the nation's economic recovery.

    From the Show: The Beer Game


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    September 17, 2021 11 min

    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In this episode CSBS Senior Economist Tom Siems and host Matt Longacre discuss what the latest inflation and jobs numbers, business confidence measures and more are telling us about the current trajectory of the U.S. economy.

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    August 13, 2021 12 min

    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In our discussion, CSBS Senior Economist Tom Siems focuses on how the national economic picture impacts local communities and what state regulators are looking out for.

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    July 21, 2021 14 min

    In this episode of "States of the Economy," our monthly look at the latest economic data, Sr. Economist Tom Siems discusses the "2021 bond market conundrum," supply-side issues that are restraining the recovery, and what regulators should be keeping an eye on over the coming months.

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    June 10, 2021 20 min

    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In our discussion, CSBS Senior Economist Tom Siems focuses on how the national economic picture impacts local communities and what state regulators are looking out for.

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    Guests:

    Jim Park, Executive Director, Appraisal Subcommittee
    Greg Gonzales, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions

    Today, we discuss what appraisers do, why they matter, what it takes to become an appraiser and the challenges and opportunities facing the industry today.


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    May 11, 2021 13 min

    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In our discussion, CSBS Senior Economist Tom Siems focuses on how the national economic picture impacts local communities and what state regulators are looking out for.

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    Guest: CSBS Senior Director of IT Security Engineering & Operations Charles Hill

    Today, we speak with Charles about SolarWinds to learn what it is, what happened with the company and the far-reaching consequences of this cybersecurity breach.

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    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In our discussion, CSBS Senior Economist Tom Siems focuses on how the national economic picture impacts local communities and what state regulators are looking out for.

    At the end of each quarter, CSBS also includes feedback and data from community bankers who completed the Community Bank Sentiment Index (CBSI) for the quarter.

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    One of the key responsibilities of state and federal regulators is to help maintain the public’s trust in the nation’s financial system. One of the key ways they go about maintaining this trust is by preventing bad actors and illicit funds from using banks and financial companies to move money.

    But here’s the thing about bad actors; just because there’s a law on the books and a cop on the beat doesn't means they stop trying. As ...

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    March 15, 2021 9 min

    In this week's episode, we talk with CSBS's CISO Todd Scharf and learn about how ransomware can impact consumers and employees. We also cover common red flags and how consumers can protect themselves from ransomware attacks.

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    March 10, 2021 15 min

    "States of the Economy" is a monthly look at the economic picture across the country. In our discussion, CSBS Senior Economist Tom Siems focuses on how the national economic picture impacts local communities and what state regulators are looking out for.

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