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Are you ready for video banking? (access required)

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It’s still a nascent technology, but Idaho financial institutions are looking into video banking. Video banking falls into three categories: interactive teller machines (ITMs) that include video in the ATM, video in the branch office, and online video via smartphone ...

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JPMorgan Chase expands business services (access required)

As part of a nationwide expansion announced in January, JPMorgan Chase is opening an office in Idaho intended for the “middle market” of business customers, including hiring an Idaho-based commercial banking market executive. Chase entered the Idaho market in 2008 ...

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Banks face pressure for firearms industry decisions (access required)

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, has criticized two banks for corporate decisions limiting firearms in the wake of incidents such as February’s shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida. In a March 22 blog post, ...

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For the low-income, banks are moving out of reach (access required)

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Banking isn’t easy if you’re poor. Nationwide, checking accounts are getting more expensive and fees are getting harder to avoid, according to the most recent MoneyRates.com Checking Account Fee Survey. “Compared with five years ago, monthly maintenance fees are up ...

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Icon Credit Union opens Nampa branch

Icon Credit Union has expanded into Nampa by purchasing the former Chase branch building downtown. “We had members banking in Boise, who live in Canyon County, who have requested a branch for several years,” said Amy Rovig, newly hired director ...

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FDIC’s 2017 report is good news for Idaho banks (access required)

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The state profiles for the fourth quarter and for 2017 as a whole from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) are out in a report, and show good news for Idaho banking and the Idaho economy in general “Idaho banks ...

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