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Universal Banker Program Now Available!

The fastest-growing job function in the banking industry requires branch staff to be cross-trained and ready to handle a multitude of tasks.  From processing transactions to financial counseling, this function is extremely important when it comes to meeting your customer

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Financial Services Academy Graduation

June 9, 2014 was indeed a very special day for students of the second Financial Services Academy course – it was their final class session AND graduation day! Cindy Rowan, Ph.D., one of the FSA faculty team, taught the final

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2014 Trainers Conference Agenda Now Complete

Susan Costonis, consultant and frequent webinar presenter, has filled the final spot on the 2014 Bank Trainers Conference Agenda.  Susan’s workshop will include techniques to help trainers design and deliver effective compliance training. The conference will feature several excellent workshops

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CFT Launches Financial Services Academy for the RaiseHope Foundation, Inc.

On September  9, 2013 the Center for Financial Training (CFT), in partnership with RaiseHope Foundation, Inc. (RHF), launched a newly designed 14-week Financial Services Academy (FSA) curriculum.  The Academy was designed by CFT to provide the essentials of financial services,

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2013 National Education Events Schedule Announced

April 15-18, 2013 – Federal Bank Compliance School – Connecticut May 12-17, 2013 – Commercial Lending School – Missouri June 24-26, 2013 – Bank Trainers Conference – Florida October 20-25, 2013 – Commercial Lending School – New Jersey November 4-7,

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Posted in Compliance, Continuing Education, Customer Service, Financial Services and Products, Professional Development, Training

Enter to Win an iPad Mini at BankWorld 2013!

BankWorld, an annual tradeshow event for the financial services industry, has grown into one of the most popular banking events in New England!  Stop by the CFT booth on Friday, January 18th at the MGM Grand – Foxwoods in Mashantucket,

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Autumn is “Back To School” for Bankers To!

The Center for Financial Training (CFT) is hosting dozens of courses, seminars, webinars, and special educational events this Fall.  From Accounting to Reg Z, Compliance to Professional Development, and Deposit Operations to Lending, CFT has a training solution for virtually

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2012 Professional Development Conference

Is It Time To Recharge YOUR Batteries? Register Today! CFT’s Annual Professional Development Conference will take place November 1-2, 2012 at the Newport Harbor Hotel in beautiful downtown Newport, Rhode Island!  To guarantee the discounted overnight accomodations, please register no

Posted in Continuing Education, Customer Service, Financial Services and Products, Leadership, Lending, Management Forum, Professional Development, Training

CFT Announces NEW Sales and Service Certificate!

The Introduction to Sales and Service Certificate is designed to provide students with a curriculum of study focused on customer service and selling skills in the banking environment.  Current CFT students may already be well on there way to completing

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Industry Update 2012 from the FDIC

“He was awesome!” may sound like a response to Jack Wagner’s latest performance on Dancing With The Stars, but it’s actually a phrase that was uttered numerous times after Daniel Frye’s presentation at the March 21, 2012 CFT Bankers’ Forum

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