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Binational River Park Will Transform Our Border Community

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
The Binational River Park would transform our border community and is worthy of both public and private support.  ...
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The Right To Vote Must Be Exercised

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
There is both irony and tragedy in the fact that while more Americans than ever have the right to vote, the number of Americans who actually exercise that right has mostly hovered just above 50 percent in presidential elections over the past 50 years. ...
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Texas Energy Companies Can Offer Solution to Ongoing Oil Shortage

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
The truth is the United States could fully address the current supply issue and replace Russia as Europe's energy provider — if the industry and workers had confidence in the future. ...
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We Should Make Homeownership A Reality 

Saturday, May 07, 2022
Often when people talk about “the American dream,” it involves owning a home. Homeownership is considered one of the best investments a person can make, an investment that is the first step in building wealth. ...
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Rio Grande Valley Flourishes Despite Pandemic Challenges

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
The COVID pandemic, 19 months of border closures, tightening supply chains and growing inflation have had serious health, economic and social consequences for RGV communities. Yet in spite of  these challenges, the RGV has not only endured, it has thrived. ...
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Brownsville Chamber of Commerce Boosts Community Growth Amid Pandemic

Thursday, March 10, 2022
The pandemic may have changed so many things about our lives, but it has not changed the value the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce brings to our community....
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Menos restricciones para el comercio ayudarían a la economía de Estados Unidos

Friday, July 02, 2021
La pandemia del coronavirus, el reciente cierre temporal del Canal de Suez y la implementación del acuerdo entre Estados Unidos, Canadá y México, aparentan no tener nada en común. Pero estos eventos han cristalizado en diferentes formas la importancia del crecimiento y el fortalecimiento de la relación comercial entre Estados Unidos y México. Esta relación, construida con lazos comerciales y culturales entre nuestros dos países, es extensa y debe expandirse....
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IBC Bank Offers Tips to Help Seniors Avoid Scams in the Digital Age

Wednesday, June 09, 2021
IBC Bank wants to remind consumers that it is important to be aware and diligent when banking, making purchases or conducting other financial transactions online....
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Boost U.S. Economy with Fewer Barriers to Trade

Friday, June 04, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic, temporary closure of the Suez Canal and United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement might seem unrelated, but they have crystallized the importance of expanding the extensive U.S.-Mexico trade relationship built on economic and cultural ties....
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La Verdadera Situación de la Frontera

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Hay una crisis en la frontera Estados Unidos – México. No es una crisis que los políticos de Washington comenten y los periodistas de todo el país estén cubriendo urgentemente....
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Closing the Digital Divide

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Oklahoma’s digital divide was a problem long before the global pandemic fundamentally changed how we go about our daily lives. The events of the past year have only exacerbated and highlighted it....
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How to Maximize Savings in the Midst of a Pandemic

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
It's been almost a year since the U.S. shifted to a new, pandemic-produced normal, when the lives of many were adjusted to stay safe and healthy. Although a significant part of the adversity we're facing today is not in our control, the way we save money can be. February 22 – 26 is America Saves Week, the perfect reminder to check in on our finances, make changes and plan a better future....
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A Personal Touch to a Digital World

Monday, January 25, 2021
When we think about the world of technology and its frequent users, we typically think of the younger generation – millennials and gen Zs. However, those young millennials are now approaching upward of 40 years of age and make up a large majority of the population. Adults over 60 have also turned to technology to stay in step with the rest of society. ...
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Texas Border Leaders Identify Border Priorities for Incoming Biden Administration

Monday, January 25, 2021
Dennis E. Nixon, Chairman and CEO of IBC Bank in Laredo, Texas and Woody L. Hunt, Senior Chairman of Hunt Companies, Inc. in El Paso, Texas Offer the Following Advice...
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The Border Economy Needs Help

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Texans would never consider shutting down travel between Dallas and Fort Worth or Austin and San Antonio because of COVID-19. Even in the early days of the pandemic marked by uncertainty and rapid spread, Texas only instituted a 14-day self-quarantine for travelers entering the state from Louisiana, not a shutdown of routine travel across the state border....
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La economía de la frontera necesita ayuda

Monday, November 16, 2020
Los Tejanos nunca considerarían suspender viajes entre Dallas y Fort Worth o entre Austin y San Antonio con motivo del COVID-19. Hasta en los inicios de la pandemia llenos de incertidumbre y diseminación rápida, Texas solo instituyó una cuarentena auto-impuesta para viajeros que llegaban de Louisiana, pero no una suspensión total de los viajes de rutina entre éstos dos estados....
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International Students Key to Prosperity

Friday, August 28, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration continues to grapple over whether international students should be allowed to remain in the country to pursue higher education through online courses. ...
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Meet the Garza Twins

Friday, August 07, 2020
It's National Twin Day! Meet Jessica and Olinda Garza. ...
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Business Leaders Have Obligation to Support Census

Monday, July 20, 2020
While 2020 has presented many challenges for individuals and businesses throughout the Rio Grande Valley and across the Country, one lesser noticed challenge amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been the difficulty in ensuring full participation in the decennial Census....
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Supply chain disruptions affect US businesses

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Gerry Schwebel is executive vice president, corporate international division, at IBC Bank. Most recently, he served as Senior Advisor to the Global Trade & Supply Chain Committee of Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s “Texas Back to Work Task Force”....
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Commentary: Texans need to get back to work fully — and soon

Friday, May 15, 2020
IBC Bank | Commentary: Texans need to get back to work fully — and soon...
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Lack of immigration reform points to a crisis of complacency

Monday, June 24, 2019
Op-ed written by Dennis Nixon on why immigration reform is necessary. Op-ed is featured in My San Antonio from the Express-News. ...
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Equitable Housing is a Basic Human Right

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Ignacio Urrabazo expresses his thoughts on equitable housing. ...
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AN EXERCISE IN ECONOMICS

Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Bar Stool Economics...
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Online & Mobile Banking Changes Now Available

Sunday, June 04, 2017
IBC continues to make improvements to online and mobile banking to enhance performance and improve your online experience...
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IBC Bank Donates Shoes to Students at Positive Tomorrows

Monday, December 19, 2016
Spreading extra holiday cheer, IBC Bank-Oklahoma and Oklahoma City Thunder’s star, Victor Oladipo...
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