26 episodes

Bank Statements is a podcast for community financial institutions (CFIs) that are part of the FHLBank cooperative. This podcast offers CFIs solutions, strategies and insights for members dealing with the ebbs and flows of liquidity or affordable housing initiatives in their communities. Get more strategies and insights from FHLBank Topeka:https://www.fhlbtopeka.com/resource-center

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Bank Statements is a podcast for community financial institutions (CFIs) that are part of the FHLBank cooperative. This podcast offers CFIs solutions, strategies and insights for members dealing with the ebbs and flows of liquidity or affordable housing initiatives in their communities. Get more strategies and insights from FHLBank Topeka:https://www.fhlbtopeka.com/resource-center

    New Affordable Housing Programs with Kylie Mergen

    New Affordable Housing Programs with Kylie Mergen

    In this episode of Bank Statements, returning guest, community investment officer Kylie Mergen discusses TurnKey, FHLBank Topeka's new suite of down payment assistance programs. Learn about about our new homeownership opportunities expanded program, or HOPE, and the homeownership set-aside plus program or HSP+.

    • 32 min
    Shape Shifting | A Recap and Reaction to the November FOMC Meeting

    Shape Shifting | A Recap and Reaction to the November FOMC Meeting

    In this episode, we are joined by Steven Townsend, CFA, and Sarah Harp, CFA, from our Capital Markets team about the November Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, While the meeting did not deliver any big surprises, the US treasury curve has delivered some rare movements. Listen as Steven and Sarah explain shape shifting of curves and what that means going into 2024.

    • 14 min
    Higher for Longer: A Recap and Reaction to the September FOMC Meeting

    Higher for Longer: A Recap and Reaction to the September FOMC Meeting

    In this episode, we speak to Steven Townsend, CFA, and Sarah Harp, CFA, from our Capital Markets team about the September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's comments and all of the factors that may contribute to another rate hike.

    • 15 min
    FHLBank Topeka's Affordable Housing Solutions | Native American Housing Initiatives Grants Program

    FHLBank Topeka's Affordable Housing Solutions | Native American Housing Initiatives Grants Program

    In this episode of Bank Statements, community investment officer Kylie Mergen and community programs manager Mark Ward about the new 2023 Native American Housing Initiatives Grants Program. Learn about this new, voluntary grant program offering $1 million to support housing initiatives for Native American tribes and tribally designated housing entities.

    • 22 min
    Is it Terminal? A Recap and Reaction to the May FOMC Meeting

    Is it Terminal? A Recap and Reaction to the May FOMC Meeting

    In this episode, we speak to Steven Townsend, CFA, from our Capital Markets team about the May Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's comments and why the Fed may finally be at the terminal rate after a year of hawkish rate hikes.

    • 13 min
    AMP Up for AMC with Humorist Joel Zeff

    AMP Up for AMC with Humorist Joel Zeff

    In this episode of Bank Statements we speak to Joel Zeff, national speaker, humorist and emcee for FHLBank Topeka's 2023 Annual Management Conference (AMC). The AMC was created 25 years ago as a way to bring our district together to swap strategies and stories. It continues to be known as a small conference with industry renown experts, big name speakers and small fees. Join Joel and and host Jessie Homerding as they discuss what they are looking forward to at this landmark conference and Joe...

    • 26 min

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