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This month's featured FIPCO staff member is Jodi Zieske

Posted June 3, 2022 — business development representative

IRS Form 1099-R: Which Distribution Code Goes In Box 7?

Posted June 23, 2022 — One of the most difficult aspects of reporting IRA and qualified retirement plan (QRP) distributions is determining the proper distribution codes to enter in Box 7

Your next exam is scheduled. Are you prepared to handle it?

Posted May 27, 2022 — Whether its your first exam or twentieth

How do business leaders protect data?

Posted May 26, 2022 — I frequently get asked, “How do I or my other non-technical staff help keep my institution safe from electronic threats?”

Get to Know FIPCO - Kris Mertins-Elliot

Posted April 5, 2022 — This monh's featured FIPCO staff member is Kris Mertins-Elliot

Customer-Focused Digital Lending

Posted March 28, 2022 — Financial institutions have had to update processes in a growing digital world while discerning how to manage and maintain customer relationships.

"It is Never Wrong to Do the Right Thing" (Mark Twain)

Posted February 25, 2022 — I remember the first time this quote really sank into my psyche.

Violating the One-Per-12-Month Rollover Rule: A Case Study

Posted February 25, 2022 — Years ago, IRA owners could take multiple distributions and roll them over in the same year—as long as they rolled over only one distribution per IRA.

Solving Cloud Security – Securing Software as a Service (SaaS)

Posted February 25, 2022 — Cloud Application Security Best Practices: Here are several important best practices that all SaaS customers should practice.

FIPCO Welcomes New Staff

Posted February 4, 2022 — FIPCO is pleased to announce the hire of Haylee Herget as business development representative and Kris Mertins as BSA and risk advisor on the ShareFI team.

Time to Gear Up

Posted January 27, 2022 — Time to Gear Up for First-Quarter Reporting Requirements

Bankers on the Front Lines in Fight Against Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

Posted January 27, 2022 — An elderly bank customer says she needs to send $10,000 to her grandson, who called from Mexico frantically claiming that’s how much money he needs to get out of jail.

Help Local Heroes Buy Homes with Modest Down Payments

Posted December 23, 2021 — Community Heroes is focused on public employees and professional who face challenges in buying homes in or near the places where they work.

Is the Fastest-Growing Group of Homebuyers Part of Your Originations’ Strategy?

Posted December 7, 2021 — Hispanic homebuyers powered 50% of homeownership growth in the decade leading up to 2020.

Ken Shaurette Announces Upcoming Retirement

Posted November 1, 2021 — After 13 years at FIPCO helping hundreds of bankers along with 37+ years working in the information Security Industry and over 45 years total hanging around information technology, thank goodness no more punch cards, Ken Shaurette is planning to retire at the end of 2021. Ken joined our team in 2008 to launch our Information Security and IT Audit Consulting division. Over the course of the years, his expertise and service have been greatly appreciated and well-respected by our customers and members.