Industry News, July 16, 2019

Small Business Tax Credit Floated for $15 Minimum Wage Bill Some express concern that the bill is too burdensome for rural communities and small businesses. To address those concerns, Rep. Terri Sewell, (D-AL) has proposed a tax credit for small businesses to help...

Policy News, July 16, 2019

Today, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will hold a hearing titled, “Examining Facebook’s Proposed Digital Currency and Data Privacy Considerations.” The Higher Education and Workforce Investment subcommittee will hold a hearing titled...

Policy News, July 9, 2019

The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing titled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” and the subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets will hold a hearing titled, “Building a Sustainable and Competitive...

Industry News, July 9, 2019

Amazon’s Impending Invasion of Banking Fears of an Amazon “invasion” in financial services have reached a fever pitch—but do Amazon and other big tech companies really have that much of an advantage coming into the banking market? Source: Forbes...

Industry News, July 2, 2019

The Secret To Vital Farming Cities? Money, Say Leaders in Tech and Agriculture Bringing new entrepreneurs to farming areas in need is critical for growth. The key is making these agricultural hotspots into places that people want to live, while keeping them...