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Banking Rating Agencies

A.M. Best
AM Best provides an independent opinion of a bank's ability to meet its ongoing financial obligations to depositors. 

Bauer Financial
Independent Bank and Credit Union Safety and Soundness Ratings 

Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Formed in 2010, KBRA has a Subscription Rating Service is used by finance, risk, and treasury professionals to monitor the credit worthiness and financial soundness of institutions with whom they do business.


Standard & Poors
Standard & Poor's provides opinion on the general creditworthiness of an   obligor, or the creditworthiness of an obligor with respect to a particular debt   security or other financial obligation. 

Moody's provides credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Investors Service   provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities.

Institutional Risk Analytics
Bank Stress Test Analytics.

FDIC: Bank Data & Statistics
Access comprehensive financial & structural information about every FDIC-insured institution.

VERIBANC® provides safe and sound bank ratings on all U.S. federally insured financial  institutions in "plain English".

Community Reinvestment Act
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), enacted by Congress in 1977 (12 U.S.C.   2901) and implemented by Regulations 12 CFR parts 25, 228, 345, and 563e, is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of  the communities in which they operate.

SNL Financial
SNL Financial collects, standardizes and disseminates all relevant corporate, financial, market and M&A data — plus  news and analysis — for the industries covered: banking, financial services, insurance, real estate, energy, media/communications and metals & mining.  SNL Financial was originally founded as "S&L Securities" in New Jersey in 1987 with an initial focus on the savings and loan industry. 

See Weiss Ratings below.


Consumer Bank Rates Comparisons.

Weiss Ratings
Weiss Ratings offers a line of products designed to direct consumers and business professionals toward safe banking and insurance options while avoiding unnecessary risks that could lead to financial losses.

 JD Power & Associates
Retail Banking Satisfaction Surveys.

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