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ABA Candidate School

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Help build the banking's clout. Every banker needs to get involved in advocacy so our industry can become a more powerful force.​

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ABA tracks more than 50 issues in the banking industry.   We cover the issues important to you.

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 Featured Resources


Executive Orders and ABA White PapersExecutive Orders and ABA White Papers

Several executive orders and memorandums issued by President Trump address or will have some impact on financial industry regulation. Through meetings, white papers and other efforts, we are detailing what can and should be done to enable banks to better serve their customers and help their communities thrive.

Bankers Speak Up
ABA's Grassroots Program

Tell the story of your bank and your community - and redirect the conversation about the banking industry at the grassroots level. Access Today!

CUs Have Outgrown Mission, Exemption

The CFPB Mortgage Origination Rules Deskbook —A free and comprehensive reference guide to help bankers understand and comply with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s rules when originating loans.

The Changing Face of the Payments System: A Policymaker's Guide to Important Issues

The Business of Banking: What Every Policy Maker Needs to Know—A review of banking basics to help inform effective policy decisions