The Heartbleed Bug has potentially exposed consumers’ personal information from sites across the Internet, ranging from social media and tax preparing sites to dating sites and search engines. However, a...
SunTrust Banks, Inc. Chairman & CEO Bill Rogers weighs in on the importance of financial literacy and financial education.
“Lenders, investors and developers will understandably be less likely to build, own or redevelop large projects unless risks from potential terrorist attacks can be reasonably addressed,” said Tim Pawlenty, CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable. “If a terrorist attack occurs, TRIA legislation will help ensure proper private sector insurance is in place.”
The Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) kicked off Financial Literacy Month today by hosting the panel discussion “Are You More Financially Literate Than a High School Senior?” on Capitol Hill. Panelists included Congressional Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus Co-Chair and Congressman Ruben Hinojosa (D-TX), Chairman, President & CEO Larry Zimpleman and Junior Achievement USA President & CEO Jack Kosakowski, with FSR CEO Tim Pawlenty moderating.
At the Forefront of Technology and Finance
BITS, the technology policy division of FSR, addresses newly emerging technology and operational opportunities for the financial services industry. It has the expertise to help FSR’s members manage risk particularly in cybersecurity, fraud reduction and critical infrastructure protection. BITS helps shape public policy coming out of Washington and helps companies understand and stay ahead of the latest public policy issues. Because of its diverse membership, it facilitates collaboration to improve the e-commerce environment for member companies in ways that nobody else can.Read more
Advocating for Strength in the Housing Market
The Housing Policy Council is a division of FSR that advocates for the mortgage and housing marketplace interests of member companies in legislative, regulatory, and judicial arenas. HPC’s goal is to communicate the benefits of a fully competitive and integrated housing market to the American public. We work with regulators to represent our members’ interests in mortgage finance and housing issues to ensure the housing market continues to thrive and lending remains strong.Read more