The New Hampshire Banking Department is committed to protecting the public’s interest through professional supervision of the financial services we regulate. Our vision is to be an innovative and exemplary leader in financial services regulation.
News and Events
Residential Mortgage Loan Settlements
September 9, 2014
Several banks and mortgage services have recently entered into agreements that may benefit NH Residents facing foreclosure. Visit this page to learn more.
At a Glance - A Summary of Regulated Entities
September 3, 2014
The Banking Department has developed a new summary of Institutions and Licensees which can be viewed on this web page
J. Spencer Culp Promoted to Director of Trust Supervision
July 29, 2014
The Banking Department has promoted J. Spencer Culp to serve as Director of Trust Supervision, a newly created position within the Department. Mr. Culp recently worked as a Hearings Officer on issues involving State Chartered Banks, Credit Unions, and nondepository Trust Companies.
Interest Payable on Escrow Accounts Announced
July 18, 2014
CFPB orders ACE Cash Express to stop using
unfair, deceptive, and abusive practices to collect consumer debts
July 10, 2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has ordered payday loan lender ACE Cash Express to pay $5 million in penalties and $5 million in restitution, for using
illegal debt collection tactics – including harassment and false threats of lawsuits or criminal prosecution
collect consumer debts. View their Press Release.
NH Residents that may have been harmed are encouraged to call the Department at 603-271-3561.
FINRA Issues an Alert regarding High Yield CD Offers
May 28, 2014
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued an alert regarding high yield CDs being offered via email. View the press release
Do you have questions about Virtual Currencies?
April 25, 2014
Consumers and investors are encouraged to read this information
regarding emerging virtual currencies like Bitcoin and Litecoin.