ABA Principles of Banking,12th Edition


ABA Principles of Banking, newly revised and in its 12th edition, provides immediately useful banking knowledge, as well as the foundation for new learning and enhanced career opportunities.  Recognized as the most comprehensive introduction to the banking industry for over 40 years, ABA Principles of Banking presents an overview of the fundamentals of banking, along with contemporary issues and developments in the industry today.  And, it is the only Principles of Banking course that is accepted for credit towards ABA Diplomas and Certificates. ABA research on job competencies determined that the content in Principles of Banking has direct applicability to a broad range of banking positions – from a Customer Service Representative to a Consumer Lending Manager.  Topics covered include:

  • Context, structure and operation of banks as profit-making enterprises
  • Evolution of the U.S. banking system, including laws, regulations and regulators
  • Money and banking and the roles of both the Federal Reserve and banks in the economy
  • Operations of banks from managing assets to managing liabilities
  • Deposit products, services, and account opening requirements
  • Checks as negotiable instruments, check processing, and other payment systems
  • Electronic banking services and trends
  • Lending, including loan types and the lending process
  • Bank products and services for businesses and international banking
  • Personal financial planning, what it is, the process, and the products and services
  • Services such as trusts, investments, and insurance for consumers and businesses
  • Building customer relationships by meeting customer expectations, understanding the purchasing process, sales and marketing
  • Fiduciary role of banks in protecting customer information, safeguarding customer and bank assets, and deterring financial crimes, and protecting the nation’s financial system.

Printed Book, 12th Edition
Catalog #3010759
$95 members; $135 non-members

Instructor’s Manual – CD-ROM
Catalog # 3010760
$55 members; $75 non-members

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