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The CRA Exam Cycle From a Regulator’s Perspective

The CRA Exam Cycle From a Regulator’s Perspective

Your bank is steadfast in meeting the credit needs of all businesses both large and small in your communities. Your job is making sure you capture and identify all eligible community development activities going into a regulatory exam. But what about your regulator?...

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CRA Self-Assessments: Why You Need One and Where To Start

CRA Self-Assessments: Why You Need One and Where To Start

Are you ready for your next CRA exam? If you’re like most CRA professionals, preparing for a CRA exam is a never-ending process. One way to make this process a little more manageable is by creating a CRA self-assessment. Most CRA officers find that once they create a...

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Who exactly is responsible for your bank’s CRA program?

Who exactly is responsible for your bank’s CRA program?

If you said “the CRA Officer,” I want to challenge your thinking on that. You should consider your bank’s CRA program to be the responsibility of every employee in your company, from the tellers on the bank floor to the back office employees and all the way up to the...

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