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January 27, 2014 – Interest Payable on Escrow Accounts Announced

The escrow rate for the period February 1, 2014 through July 31, 2014 is 0.00%.

Pursuant to NH RSA 384:16-c and 384:16-e, Glenn A. Perlow, Bank Commissioner, announced the minimum interest rate payable on moneys on deposit in escrow accounts maintained for the payment of taxes or insurance premiums related to loans on property secured by real estate mortgages.

Said rate shall be 0.00% and shall be effective commencing February 1, 2014 and shall remain in effect until the next rate announcement on July 31, 2014.

July 31, 2013 - Debit Card Scam

Several New Hampshire chartered banks and credit unions have reported that residents are receiving fraudulent phone calls and text messages claiming that their debit cards are locked or deactivated, and then requests account information to correct the problem.  Residents should never respond to a phone call, email, or text message that asks for any account information. If you believe you have been victimized please contact your institution immediately.

June 5, 2013 - Deputy Bank Commissioner Ingrid E. White
Ingrid E. White’s appointment by New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan as deputy bank commissioner was unanimously confirmed by the New Hampshire Executive Council. Ms. White's term as deputy commissioner runs until August 1, 2018. She is fulfilling the remaining term of Glenn A. Perlow, who vacated the office of deputy bank commissioner when he was appointed as Bank Commissioner in March 2013.

Prior to her appointment, Ms. White was the General Counsel at the New Hampshire Banking Department. She originally joined the Department in 2008 as a hearings examiner, following a career in private law practice where she represented a number of banks and other financial institutions in corporate and compliance matters.

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Ms. White obtained her bachelor’s degree from the Ohio State University in political science. She also holds a Masters’ degree from Cambridge University and a law degree from Boston College Law School. Ms. White is a resident of Bow, New Hampshire.

March 7, 2013 - Bank Commissioner Glenn A. Perlow
Mr. Glenn A. Perlow was sworn in as the New Hampshire Bank Commissioner. NH Governor Hassan issued press releases praising his nomination and thanking the Executive Council for his confirmation.

[Press Release Archive]

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