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Banks report mixed demand for Main Street loans as launch nears

May 29, 2020

Banks are gearing up to start lending under the Federal Reserve's new Main Street program, but how quickly businesses will seek loans remains uncertain as the program approaches its launch.

– S&P Global Market Intelligence

Applications begin for new small business loan program

April 3, 2020 

Banks and other financial institutions across Connecticut are bracing for a rush of applications by small businesses starting Friday, the first day struggling business owners are expected to seek a piece of a $349 billion loan package...

– Hartford Courant

Banks supplement benefits to help employees affected by coronavirus

March 20, 2020

As the novel coronavirus spreads throughout the U.S., banks are adding extra benefits for employees working in branches as well as those pulled away from work to deal with illness and caregiving responsibilities.

– American Banker

2020 news releases

Webster Financial Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today the following details for its second quarter 2020 earnings release...

Webster Bank SVP Named Among the Nation’s Top 30 Investment Program Managers

WATERBURY, Conn., June 22, 2020 – Webster Bank is pleased to announce that John Olerio, senior vice president and director of Webster Investments, was recently recognized as one of the Top 30 Program Managers in the country...

Webster Appoints James P. Bush to Board of Directors

June 17, 2020

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, is pleased to...

Webster to recognize Juneteenth with early closing of banking centers, offices

June 16, 2020

Webster Bank announced today that all Webster banking centers and Webster offices, including its HSA Bank division, will close on Friday, June 19 at 1 p.m. in recognition of Juneteenth.

Webster announces $100,000 commitment to fight racial inequality

June 15, 2020

Webster Bank announced today a donation of $100,000 to address social injustice and racial equity efforts.

Webster will make a $75,000 donation to the Equal Justice Initiative, a national human rights...

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