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Wisconsin’s State-Chartered Banks Post Strong Third Quarter Performance

Dec. 12, 2019 – Loans increased by 5.04% at Wisconsin’s state-chartered banks through the first nine months of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, according to data recently released by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

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Year-end Corporate Filings

As the end of the year approaches, please keep in mind that the volume of documents is much heavier.

In your best interest, submit any filings as early as possible. For most chapters of law, a Delayed Effective Date of up to 90 days from the date of receipt may be declared within the document.

The last day to receive a document to be effective on December 31st or January 1st is Monday, December 30th. The document must be in condition for filing. If it has to be returned for correction, the new received date will be its effective date.

The office is closed Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24th and 25th, 2019 and Tuesday and Wednesday, December 31st 2019 and January 1ST, 2020.

On Giving Tuesday, Check Before You Donate

Nov. 27, 2019 – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) are reminding consumers to do their research on charities before making a contribution this holiday season.

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Wisconsin’s State-Chartered Credit Unions Post Strong Third Quarter Performance

Nov. 14, 2019 – Wisconsin’s 122 state-chartered credit unions continue to have strong financial performance through the first three quarters of 2019, according to data released today by the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions.

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2019 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award Nominations Due Dec. 2

Nov. 7, 2019 – Nominations for the 2019 Governor’s Financial Literacy Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations for increasing financial literacy throughout Wisconsin, are being accepted by the Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy through Dec. 2, 2019.

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Green Bay Economics and Personal Finance Summit Provides Educators with Tools to Promote Financial Literacy in Wisconsin

October 14, 2019 – On Friday, Oct. 18, EconomicsWisconsin and the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions are hosting the “13th Annual Get Your Students Pumped Up On Personal Finance & Economics!” conference at historic Lambeau Field.

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Increased Lending at Wisconsin’s State-Chartered Banks Reflects a Healthy Economy

September 16, 2019 – Loans increased by 5.9% at Wisconsin’s state-chartered banks during the first six months of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, according to data recently released by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

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Wisconsin’s Credit Unions Post Strong Mid-Year Performance

August 27, 2019 – Wisconsin’s 122 state-chartered credit unions continue to have strong financial performance with loan-to-share ratios at 93.6%, up two-basis points from March 2019, and total asset growth up nearly 4% compared to the same time last year, according to data released today by the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI).

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The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions Offers Resources to Help Investment Professionals Work with Clients Affected by the Opioid Epidemic

June 15, 2019 - The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) today announced the availability of resources to help raise awareness of the impact of the opioid epidemic on investment professionals and their clients, especially senior investors.

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Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

MADISON - In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on June 15, DFI reminds financial professionals and the public throughout Wisconsin to be on the lookout for elder financial abuse, including potential exploitation by family members or caretakers.

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Eric Page Convicted in Securities Fraud Case

MADISON - On May 29, 2019, Eric Page, of Converse, Texas, was sentenced to four years in state prison based on a 2013 conviction of seven felony counts of securities fraud and one felony count of theft. At the time of the 2013 conviction, the court withheld sentencing and placed Page on probation for 11 years with the possibility of early discharge if he made full restitution and complied with conditions that he not work with clients, mortgages or in any client advisory role dealing with financial matters.

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James Nickels Sentenced in The Fiscal Concierge Ponzi Scheme

MADISON - On May 29, 2019, James Nickels, age 68, of Manitowoc, Wisconsin was sentenced to seven years in federal prison for conducting a Ponzi scheme he carried out through his business, The Fiscal Concierge, LLC from 2006 to 2017. Under a plea agreement reached in February 2019, Nickels will pay $3,193,616 in restitution to 41 investors, 39 from Wisconsin, and one each from Illinois and Michigan.

See the full press release here.