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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.

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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United States

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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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@CSBSNews

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English

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Episodes

States of the Economy - June 2022

6/15/2022
"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.

Duration:00:15:12

Community Banks Adapting to the Digital Age

5/5/2022
Community Banks Adapting to the Digital Age Guests: CSBS Chief Economist Thomas F. SiemsFederal 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 CSBS National Survey of Community Banks.

Duration:00:29:08

How Difficult Is It to Curb Inflation? What Tools Do We Have?

4/14/2022
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 more are telling us about the current trajectory of the U.S. economy.

Duration:00:16:49

What's Causing Inflation? What's the Impact?

3/9/2022
"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.

Duration:00:16:43

The Jobs Market is in the Driver's Seat

2/9/2022
"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.

Duration:00:11:00

Why Licenses Exist in Financial Services

1/19/2022
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.

Duration:00:13:14

Community Bankers See Expanded Operations, Lower Profitability in 2022

1/12/2022
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 Economist Tom Siems and host Matt Longacre discuss what the latest...

Duration:00:13:34

Will Inflation Eat Your Turkey Dinner?

11/10/2021
"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.

Duration:00:12:50

"The Bullwhip Recovery"

10/13/2021
"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

Duration:00:13:20

States of the Economy - September 2021

9/17/2021
"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.

Duration:00:11:09

States of the Economy - August 2021

8/13/2021
"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.

Duration:00:12:44

States of the Economy - July 2021

7/21/2021
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.

Duration:00:14:35

States of the Economy - June 2021

6/10/2021
"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.

Duration:00:20:39

Why the Financial System Needs Appraisers

5/18/2021
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.

Duration:00:33:39

States of the Economy - May 2021

5/11/2021
"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.

Duration:00:13:14

What is SolarWinds? Why Does it Matter?

5/5/2021
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.

Duration:00:17:19

Community Bankers Speak on the Economy - Q1 2021

4/6/2021
"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.

Duration:00:12:26

Updates in the Fight Against Money Laundering

3/29/2021
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 laws get implemented and regulators monitor the system,...

Duration:00:16:20

What is Ransomware?

3/15/2021
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.

Duration:00:09:14

States of the Economy - March 2021

3/10/2021
"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.

Duration:00:15:30