Spotlight On CFTEA’s Council: Corinne McNeal

  Corinne McNeal Community National Bank, VT I became a Council Member for CFTEA because I thought it would be an awesome opportunity to expand my horizons at the bank. I love helping people or teaching/assisting with new things and spreading knowledge to others. My experience with CFTEA began in 2018 when I first started my career in banking. I would recommend CFTEA as a career development partner because they do everything and anything to ensure you get endless opportunities


Already have your Associates Degree?

Do you have your Associates Degree and are interested in gaining your Bachelor’s Degree?  CFTEA can help!   Students with an Associate’s Degree and all of their CFTEA banking transfer credits, just 30 credits (10 courses) remain (25%) for Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) Banking Major degree completion at St. Joseph’s College!  Complete the remaining online courses from the general education/business core and earn your Bachelor’s Degree in no time!   CFTEA courses can be taken guided learning


Spotlight On CFTEA’s Council: Maureen Golden

Spotlight On CFTEA’s Council Maureen Golden Passumpsic Bank   Maureen Golden is Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer and Banker for Passumpsic Bank. This is what she had to say about her experience on the council: “I am honored to be a Council Member because I believe our local banking community is vital to the economic success of our citizens, especially business owners. I have heard directly from many customers over the last 5 years that they feel the experience and


Updated: Residential Mortgage Lending Textbook

We are pleased to announce the 11th edition of our Residential Mortgage Lending Textbook.  We are thrilled to be working with a partner that is an expert in the field and keeps the content up to date annually.  The new book is set to replace our 10th edition of this book.  Positive reviews on this material in a rapidly changing landscape continue to pour in! This text covers topics required by the SAFE Act: Federal lending legislation, ethics, and nontraditional


Course Credit for No Charge! A Win-Win Situation.

As a nonprofit, CFTEA continually looks for opportunities to provide course transfer opportunities that are mindful of organizational training dollars. Have you completed teller training through your organization’s learning and development or through branch in person training?  That training can be transferred into CFTEA for credit toward Today’s Teller at no charge.  That is a first step toward gaining the Foundations in Banking Certificate. Start your career development at a financial institution with training that has already been completed and


Course Update: Understanding Banking Products

Our Understanding Banking Products course has been updated to reflect changes in retirement savings limits and changes made to Money Market accounts during the global pandemic. Earlier this year, the federal government made a rule change that may affect the way you use your savings or money market account. Regulation D is a federal banking rule that affects how banks and credit unions are able to classify certain types of bank accounts. On April 24, 2020, the Federal Reserve Board announced


Cybersecurity Awareness: How to Protect You & Your Organization Against Phishing

Cyberattacks, such as phishing, cost businesses billions of dollars each year. Each year cybercriminals become wiser and find new ways to target you and your company. The first step to fighting cybercrime is awareness and education. Educate yourself on how you can defend your company against a phishing attack with the following tips. What is a Phishing Attack? A phishing attack is a type of fraud in which the attacker tries to learn information such as: usernames, passwords or credit


Newly Retired ABA Courses

From time to time content is discontinued.  The following instructor led online courses have been retired by the American Banker’s Association (ABA): Basic Administrative Duties of a Trustee Introduction to Trust Products and Services Looking for current training on this topic?  Check out ABA’s Certificate in Trust Administration.

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