Pub. 8 2019-2020 Issue 1

O F F I C I A L P U B L I C A T I O N O F T H E C O M M U N I T Y B A N K E R S O F W E S T V I R G I N I A QUARTER 3 2019 CONTENTS: •4 Flourish •5 Kristie Hadley •6 Know Your Benefits •7 Shop Talk, Part Three •8 Banking Cannabis in West Virginia: Caution Abounds •9 How to Pick a Winning Fintech Partner •10 Ssh . . . Don’t Let Workplace Gossip Lead to a Claim Of Employment Discrimination! •12 From the Top •13 Thank You to Our 2019 Convention Sponsors! •14 2019 Convention •17 Effects of “GSE Patch” Removal •18 How to Ride out an Inverted Yield Curve •20 Why Bonds Are Riddles, Enigmas and Other Investment Mysteries •22 Our Most Vulnerable Victims •23 2020 Calendar of Events •24 Bank Member News •26 2019 Webinar Schedule Riddles, Enigmas and Other Investment Mysteries Why Bonds Are