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2014 4th Annual WI Summit of Financial Literacy

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Public Notice
Wisconsin Credit Union Review Board

MADISON – NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That a meeting will be held by teleconference, of the Wisconsin Credit Union Review Board will be at 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at the Office of Credit Unions, 201 West Washington Avenue, 5th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin.

More information may be found here: www.wdfi.org/Newsroom/PublicMeetingNotices/2014/PublicNotice23Sept2014mtg.pdf.

DFI Secretary participates
in Governor’s Small Business Summit

RACINE – DFI Secretary Peter Bildsten, seated center, addresses the crowd during a panel discussion at the Sept. 10 Governor’s Small Business Summit in Racine. Bildsten and other Cabinet agency leaders took part in the day-long summit, at which Governor Scott Walker gave the keynote address. About 300 business people from across the state attended. Among those participating in the afternoon panel discussion were Richard Chandler, left, Secretary of the Department of Revenue; Ted Nickel, head of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance; and Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, who served as moderator.

New business entity filings
tracking 5.5% ahead of prior year

MADISON – The number of new business entities formed in Wisconsin in the first eight months of 2014 grew by 5.5% compared to the prior year, according to data compiled by the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI). New business filings totaled 26,945, compared to 25,546 in the same period in 2013.

The business formation data is compiled by DFI, which is the filing office for the creation of business entities in the state. DFI tracks new business entity creation on a monthly basis and posts the data on its website. The full report may be found at www.wdfi.org/corporations/HistoricalStatistics.htm.

Year-over-year lending up 5.1%
at Wisconsin’s state-chartered banks

MADISON – Total lending grew by 5.1% and net income remained steady at Wisconsin’s statechartered banks in the six months ending June 30, 2014, compared to the same period of a year earlier, according to data released by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

The full press release may be found at www.wdfi.org/Newsroom/Press.