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Banks and the Economy

Guides you through the role of banks in the U.S. economy and the environment in which banks operate and compete. Discover who the various bank regulatory agencies are and the key banking laws and regulations you need to know. Explore future industry trends.

Duration: Approximately 10 minutes
Created: November 2017

What You'll Learn

After successfully completing the course, you will be able to:

  • Describe major bank competitors
  • Identify bank regulators and major banking laws and regulations
  • Discuss the evolution of the U.S, banking system and its role in the U.S. economy
  • Describe the Federal Reserve monetary policy in the economy
  • Identify future trends in banking


For Onboarding. Anyone who needs an introduction to banking, whether just starting a career in the industry or a more experienced professional from a different industry, including specialists in non-banking functions such as marketing, information systems, and human resources.

Course Credits

ABA Certificates: This course applies to the following certificates as part of the Banking Basics Suite:​​


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Purchase for a Team
To license this course to your bank for multiple learners, please contact ABA Training.


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