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On the Record with Wil Osborn - Episode 1 Podcast On the Record with Wil Osborn - Episode 1 Our featured guest in our inaugural episode is new FHLB Des Moines new Chief Business Officer, Wil Osborn. Join us as we gain firsthand insights on the FHLBank System, leadership, serving members and what it takes to optimize the performance of this cooperative. NIRP, PIRP or ZIRP? - Episode 9 Podcast NIRP, PIRP or ZIRP? - Episode 9 Just as we suggested in our last podcast that you shouldn't give up on modeling a steepening yield curve, the same might apply to a negative rate scenario. It is important to be prepared for unlikelihoods in the market. Unintended Consequences - Episode 8 Podcast Unintended Consequences - Episode 8 In this episode of the Insider, we discuss how to prepare for unintended consequences in the market. Make the Blend Your Friend - Episode 7 Podcast Make the Blend Your Friend - Episode 7 In this episode of The Insider, we dive deeper into the concept of blended funding and the steps involved in developing a blended funding strategy. Dear Oscar - Episode 6 Podcast Dear Oscar - Episode 6 In this episode of The Insider, we discuss liability diversification and the importance of blended funding. Meet Wil Osborn - FHLB Des Moines Chief Business Officer Article Meet Wil Osborn - FHLB Des Moines Chief Business Officer Wil W. Osborn was named chief business officer of Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines on August 3, 2020. Will has responsibility for the Bank's member-facing departments. The TINA Effect - Episode 5 Podcast The TINA Effect - Episode 5 In this episode of The Insider, we take a look at strategies to rejuvenate liquidity and capital redeployment in a zero interest rate environment. The Invisible Gorilla - Episode 4 Podcast The Invisible Gorilla - Episode 4 In this episode of The Insider, we highlight a few tools that can help your institution meet your objectives, as well other topics including HELOC collateral eligibility and the Strong Communities Award. Vanity, Sanity and Reality - Episode 3 Podcast Vanity, Sanity and Reality - Episode 3 In this episode, we discuss how to best take advantage of mortgage origination opportunities in the current environment, as well as the recent launch of eNotes as collateral. Navigating Through the Financial Doldrums - Episode 2 Podcast Navigating Through the Financial Doldrums - Episode 2 In the second episode of FHLB Des Moines Insider, we cover everything from balance sheet management to LTV collateral changes. A Paradox of Thrift - Episode 1 Podcast A Paradox of Thrift - Episode 1 Welcome to the inaugural FHLB Des Moines podcast program. Adjusted Eligibility Guidelines for Pledged Collateral Article Adjusted Eligibility Guidelines for Pledged Collateral This article outlines some of action steps we are taking to work with our members as they adjust to the changing needs of their borrowers.