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Faster Payments System Could Give Consumers and Businesses Better Access to Their Money [Video]

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Agenda for America

Resources for federal, state, and local decision-makers

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for emerging challenges, it makes government more effective and better able to serve the public interest.

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for difficult challenges. When states serve their traditional role as laboratories of innovation, they increase the American people’s confidence that the government they choose—no matter the size—can be effective, responsive, and in the public interest.

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Overdraft Does Not Meet the Needs of Most Consumers

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Issue Brief December 20, 2017

Overdraft programs are often marketed as a service that banks provide to cover occasional budgeting errors, but in practice they are not well understood by consumers and often fail to meet their needs. The Consumer Financial Protection …

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Join Us for Techfest Louisville 2021: Aug. 26-27 TALKLOU [Video]

Visit www.techfestlou.com today!TALK presents its biennial event called Techfest Louisville this year on Aug. 26-27. Tickets are on sale now for $99 which covers an all-access pass for all sessions and the mini-tradeshow, including meals and cocktails. We've got a great lineup of speakers, sponsors, and a new venue, Noble Funk Brew Co. at 922 S. Second St. This year we will start with networking and lunch beginning at noon each day. On Day One we will have a special cocktail hour for even more networking! We'll conclude Techfest this year with A Look At Ransomware & What to Do Panel, and have a final toast to all our colleagues in the area tech community. TechFest Louisville is known for bringing speakers from international to local regions together to give us a more robust view of tech trends today, so that business and tech professionals can build a better future in our communities! We generally have held this event every other year in the last decade, and we will be looking at continuing this wonderful opportunity to connect on a more regular basis as we move forward! This year we will have concurrent sessions for twice the learning and an opportunity to choose where to head next!We generally have 200+ people attend our two-day event from surrounding regions in a 150-mile proximity to Louisville, KY from the business-to-business sector. From startup leaders, to tech teachers, to CIOs, government leaders in innovation, IT managers, manufacturing and robotics experts, as well as graphic designers, IT services and support personnel, and those in specialty careers, like healthcare techwe welcome you all to attend!Key tracksfor our concurrent session approach will include:5G & BroadbandEdge ComputingHealthcare ITWorkforce TransformationCybersecurityWe will haveconcurrent sessionsfrom noon on with lunches each day occurring outside as well as a Day 1 cocktail hour. And, lets not forget about our tradeshow12 to 20 vendors (click hereto sponsor a booth) will be available to you to learn more about the action steps in technology that your company, small business or organization can consider. Theres never a dull moment on the tradeshow floors with demos, and new tech available for your viewing, and special opportunities to do that networking we have all missed during the pandemic.Attn: Special Teacher Workshops FREEAugust 26, 2021 4-5 pm -TechGirlzfor Middle School TeachersLocation: Room 110 at the Kosair Charities College of Health and Natural Sciences Building, 901 S 3rd St, Louisville KY 40203 on the Spalding University campusTo register for Professional Development,click here.August 26-27, 2021 4-7 pm includes dinner -Teach Cyberfor High School Teachers with Melissa Dark, CEO of Teach Cyber.Location: Room 120 at the Kosair Charities College of Health and Natural Sciences Building, 901 S 3rd St, Louisville KY 40203 on the Spalding University campusTo register for Professional Development,click here.Follow us on Twitter @techfestlou and @talklou as well as onour Facebook page for TALKand ourFacebook page for TechFest Louisvilleand ourLinked In page for TALKand ourLinked In page for TechFest Louisville.Have Questions? Email or Executive Director Dawn Yankeelov of TALK who is also president of Aspectx, a PR and communications firm, at dawny@talklou.comregarding sponsorship orticket sales. All speakers will be identified and selected by theTALK board.We look forward to doing this planning with you! If you have interest in joining the Techfest Committee, please send email todawny@talklou.comand we will get you involved. The commitment runs from now through August 26-27!Key Techfest Sponsors through July 1, 2021: