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Blanton became chairman of banking group Tuesday

...association became effective Tuesday.Georgia Bank & Trust CEO R. Daniel Blanton was installed as chairman of the American Bankers Association during its annual convention in Los Angeles. He had been in line for the chairmanship since his election as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-10/blanton-became-chairman-ba
Here's why Americans are getting new credit and debit cards

...point of sale in the U.S., but an increase in fraudulent transactions made it clear more was needed. The American Bankers Association estimated that bank account fraud cost the industry $1.74 trillion in 2012, the most recent year for which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-01/heres-why-americans-are-ge
Americans getting new credit cards with chips

...banks, would often pay out of pocket to cover any fraud that happened on their customers' payment cards. The American Bankers Association estimated that bank account fraud cost the industry $1.74 billion in 2012, the most year the data is available...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-06-12/americans-ge
Top US banks pass Federal Reserve's 'stress tests'

...next week the banks' plans to raise dividends or repurchase shares.Frank Keating, president and CEO of the American Bankers Association, said in a statement that the results should allow banks "to pay dividends that help attract investors to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-05/top-us-banks-pass-federal-
35 percent in US facing debt collectors, study says

...people's income, credit card debt has reached its lowest level in more than a decade, according to the American Bankers Association. People increasingly pay off balances each month. Just 2.44 percent of card accounts are overdue by 30...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-29/35-percent-us-facing-debt-
U.S. appeals court upholds Fed's cap on 'swipe' fees

...about it ? consumers must come first in this process, not the bottom-line of retailers," Hunt said.The American Bankers Association, the industry's biggest lobbying group, the Independent Community Bankers of America and the National Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-21/us-appeals-court-upholds-f
Georgia Bank & Trust has new president, board chairman

As the chief executive of an Augusta-based bank takes on new responsibilities with the American Bankers Association, the bank announced Thursday a new president will oversee local operations.R. Daniel Blanton will remain the chief executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-24/georgia-bank-trust-has-new
US economy, though sluggish, might now be sturdier

...froze in place," said Jelena Ewart, the general manager of credit cards and banking at Nerd Wallet.The American Bankers Association says card debt as a share of people's income has reached its lowest level in more than a decade. People...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-23/us-economy-though-sluggish
Regulations destroying small banks

...Trust, spoke to the U.S. House subcommittee on financial institutions and consumer credit on behalf of the American Bankers Association. He is the national group's vice chairman. "Community banks make up 95 percent of all U.S. banking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-07-18/regulations
Banks see a rebound in usage of branches

People are beginning to like their bank branches again. The American Bankers Association hires a marketing firm to survey people on their banking habits. No surprise that the Internet is still the most preferred way...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-08-29/banks-see-r