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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 “Frontline Heroes” Program Offers Banking Support to Hartford HealthCare Employees
After introducing its innovative Frontline Heroes financial services program, Webster Bank today announced a special addition to the program for Hartford HealthCare’s 30,000 employees.
Webster Among First Banks Nationwide to Offer Financial Program for 'Frontline Heroes'
Webster Bank today became one of the first financial services companies nationwide to introduce Frontline Heroes, a program for essential healthcare workers and first responders...
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.
April 21, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Declares common Dividend
March 16, 2020
Webster Lowers Prime Lending Rate to 3.25 Percent
February 27, 2020
Webster Recognized as Platinum-Level Healthy Workplace Employer
February 14, 2020
Webster Sets Date for Annual Shareholders Meeting
January 31, 2020
Webster Bank Again Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Banks
January 28, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend