DBA Digest for March 4, 2022
2022 Teach Children to Save - April 25th - 29th
IN-PERSON and Virtual!
Banker volunteer registration for 2022 Teach Children to Save Day is now open! This year's event, the 24th annual, is April 25th through 29th. The majority of classrooms will be in-person! Over the years Delaware’s bankers have taught an important lesson on saving to over 225,000 kids.

The list of Delaware banks sponsoring this year's Teach Children to Save Day keeps growing!
Discover Bank
Capital One
TD Bank
Bank of America
Fulton Bank
M&T Bank
Wells Fargo
Artisans' Bank
Comenity Bank
First Citizens Community Bank
Shore United Bank.

The Delaware Bankers Association and the Delaware Financial Education Alliance are proud to announce a new book – The Lonely Bill - created especially for this year. The Lonely Bill tells the story of a ten-dollar bill that a boy receives from his grandmother, and what happens to money when it is squandered. The book reinforces the concept of the value of saving in a local bank for the depositor and for the community as a whole.
Do More 24 - Delaware's Give Day: March 4th!
Do More 24 Delaware is an easy way for the entire community to impact philanthropy and be inspired to donate to nonprofits serving Delaware.

The Delaware Financial Education Alliance is participating. The DFEA provides financial literacy education targeted to persons of low- and moderate-income in the State of Delaware through a variety of educational programs designed to promote economic development and stability. Contributions to the DFEA will support the
Fulton Financial Corporation and
Prudential Bancorp, Inc. Announce Merger
Fulton Financial Corporation and Prudential Bancorp, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger under which Prudential will merge with and into Fulton in a stock and cash transaction.

Fulton Financial Corporation, the bank holding company for Fulton Bank, N.A., with consolidated assets of approximately $26 billion, provides financial services through 200 financial centers in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia. Prudential is the holding company of Prudential Bank, a Pennsylvania-chartered savings bank with assets of approximately $1.1 billion. Prudential conducts business from its headquarters and main office in Philadelphia, as well as seven additional full-service financial centers in Philadelphia, and one each in Drexel Hill, Delaware County and Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
What Bankers Need to Know About Fraud Liability: In the Latest Issue of Delaware Banker
Now on your computer, laptop or phone: Read These Feature Articles....
  •  Bank Liability for Fraudulent Schemes!
  • Trustees: Think Carefully Before Rushing to Court
  • Supporting Homeless Services in Delaware
 Along with all the Regular Features:
  • View from the Chair
  • President’s Report
  • Compliance Focus
  • For Your Benefit
  • Accounting for Success
  • Lending Law Update
2022 DBA Annual Meeting and Dinner - May 12th
Be there in-person for the Delaware Bankers Association 127th Annual Dinner, May 12 at the DuPont Country Club, 1001 Rockland Road, Wilmington. Hear keynote speaker Mark Lally, the CEO of First State Compassion. After a 20 year career in law enforcement, Mark trailblazed Delaware’s medical cannabis industry, creating industry-leading procedures and policies while focusing on delivering the best products and service to
thousands of patients every month.
Women Connect Retreat - May 26th!
Kickoff the Memorial Day weekend at the Hyatt Place in Dewey Beach and enjoy a refreshing mind and body morning, inspirational keynote, sit down lunch, and early happy hour! The Women Connect Network serves as a catalyst to engage, empower and connect women in the Financial Services Industry. Sponsorships are available: email Corinne Stayton.
Cinnaire Names Deborah Toby Chief Human Resources Officer & Chief Diversity Officer 
Cinnaire has announced the appointment of Deborah Toby to Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Diversity Officer for the organization. Deborah brings more than 25 years of experience to the role, serving most recently as Executive Vice President, Human Resources, where she played a key role in implementing best practices for the integration of Cinnaire’s principles of diversity, equity and inclusion across Cinnaire. Deborah has also successfully led the development of Cinnaire’s talent acquisition process, ensuring that prospective talent is engaged in an equitable selection process that is competency-based and accessible to people across all dimensions of diversity.
Troutman Pepper Update: A Sign of Things to Come? FDCPA, FCRA, and TCPA Filings Increase in January 2022 Compared to Same Time Period Last Year
The filing lawsuits under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) increased dramatically in the first month of 2022 when compared to the number of filings in January and December 2021, per a report released recently by Web Recon LLC. The number of complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) also rose slightly when compared to the same time periods.
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The Delaware Bankers Association has partnered with BankTalentHQ to provide our members with the premier talent management site for financial industry careers. When you post on BankTalentHQ, through our partnership with Circa, your open position is also posted on a combination of 15,500+ employment offices, community-based organizations and other specific diversity hiring sites.
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Greg Koseluk at greg.koseluk@debankers.com