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need to improve auditing in the savings and loan industry

Frederick D Wolf

need to improve auditing in the savings and loan industry

statement of Frederick D. Wolf, Assistant Comptroller General, Accounting and Financial Management Division, before the Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives

by Frederick D Wolf

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deposit insurance -- United States,
  • Bank failures -- United States,
  • Bank examination -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-AFMD-89-2
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14901266M

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the time of the institution’s failure. These loans had a book value of nearly $20 million. As of Jthe status of these loans was as follows: Action No. of Loans Book Value Restructured 21 $ 1, Written off 47 3, Sold 66 9, Being marketed 48. Improve Cost Efficiency Change from within to improve profitability essentially means improved operational efficiency and productivity.

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Russell is an experienced business practitioner with over 30 years’ experience. PREPARING FOR A SAVINGS AlSfD LOAN AUDIT n Background 12 Some Important Publications. ' 14 Certain Auditing Procedures 15 Internal Control 18 The Report of Audit 19 III.

ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING PROBLEMS OF THE ACCOUNTING PROFESSION AS THEY APPLY TO THE SAVINGS AND LOAN INDUSTRY 21 of Losses The savings and loan crisis of the s and s (commonly dubbed the S&L crisis) was the failure of 1, out of the 3, savings and loan associations (S&Ls) in the United States from to An S&L or "thrift" is a financial institution that accepts savings deposits and makes mortgage, car and other personal loans to individual members (a cooperative venture known in the United.

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Finance is the process of channeling these funds in the form of credit, loans, or invested capital to those economic entities that most need them or can put them to the most productive use.

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