Five Bank Failures Bring Year’s Total To 38 – FDIC Losses Top $1.9 Billion

Regulators had a busy week closing five banks in four different states on Friday.  Although bank failures have been proceeding at a slower pace than last year, the total losses to the FDIC Deposit Insurance Fund now top $1.9 billion and the number of problem banks remains very high considering that we are four years […]

Heartland Bank, Leawood, KS, Closed By Regulators

The State of Kansas had its first bank failure of the year today when state regulators closed the Heartland Bank, Leawood, Kansas.  The FDIC, appointed as receiver, sold the failed bank to Metcalf Bank, Lees Summit, Missouri, which will assume all deposits of the failed bank. The history of Heartland Bank extends over a century […]