Tag Archives: Banking

ISF Bank

ISF Bank Taking Aggressive Steps to Become Viable Black-Owned Community Development Bank in Chicago

Community bank making improvements to benefit its customers

The bank’s new mission is not just to survive, but become a viable community development…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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relationship

10 Ways to Help Establish a Strong Banking Relationship

If you aren't BFFs with you banker yet, you should be. Here are nine ways to effectively forge this relationship, and the long-term benefits of this partnership

Are you best friends with your banker? Having a solid relationship with your banker can…

By Cameka Smith

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Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons Cashes Out for $147 Million

The RushCard, a prepaid card to serve the underbanked, was bought by Green Dot

Russell Simmons said the acquisition would “expand our opportunities and continue our mission to revolutionize…

By Samara Lynn

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#BankBlack

#BankBlack: 5 Ways to Increase Your Wealth Mentality

Here's how Teri Williams, the president and CEO of the largest black-owned bank, maintains her wealth mentality

Teri Williams, president and owner of the largest Black-owned bank in America, talks about living…

By Shani Curry St.Vil

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Wells Fargo

Protect Your Bank Accounts, Credit Cards From Unauthorized Use

While Wells Fargo makes amends to its customers, here's how to safeguard your accounts from unauthorized activity

What lessons were learned from the Wells Fargo bank fraud here’s how to protect your…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Why The Post Office Wants To Be Your Banker

Community bankers criticize US Postal Service’s proposal to offer financial services

Community banks oppose Post Office’s proposal to expand the number of financial products it offers…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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10 Tips To Land A Small Business Bank Loan

Here how you can build a strong rapport with you banker, increasing your chances of getting financing

Here’s what you need to know to get a bank to grant you a small…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Key Trends In Online Marketing and How to Build Your Strategy

Toni Coleman Brown, CEO of the Network for Women in Business, shares tips

Toni Coleman Brown, CEO of the Network for Women in Business, shares latest trends in…

By Roz A Gee

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Millennials More Likely to Overdraft

Younger bank customers tend to spend more than they have

Overdraft and insufficient funds fees make up most of the checking account fees paid by…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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ATM Overdraft Fees Reach All-Time High

It will cost you more if you bank outside the network

The average overdraft fee of $32.74 set a new record high for the 16th consecutive…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Walmart Now Offers Low-Cost Checking Accounts

Consumers have a new choice among checking account offerings

Are you looking to open a checking account? GoBank might be just what you’re looking…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Bank Fees Hit New Highs

Prepare for a lighter wallet

Prepare to spend more to maintain your bank account.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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5 Savvy Steps to Correct a Bank Error

Whether it's in your favor or not, you'll want to reverse mistakes properly

Whether it’s in your favor or not, here are the five steps to correct a…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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A To Z: What You Must Have and Know To Get A Small Business Loan

Tips and Strategy on getting approved for a small business loan

If you’re looking to start a small business and you don’t have a trust fund,…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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The 5 Best States for Banking

Did your state make the list?

If you’ve ever wondered which states have the best banks and how they compare to…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Chinese Banks Are Banning Bitcoins

Support for Bitcoin in China is shrinking thanks to the country's ban on using bitcoins in a Chinese bank account

The announcement did not greatly affect the price of Bitcoin, as it has so far…

By Patrick Austin

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Payment Startup Square Posts Losses Despite Multi-Billion Valuation

Despite being one of the most popular mobile payment systems, the company posted a hefty loss

Mobile payment startup Square has posted a $100 million loss for 2013, according to the…

By Patrick Austin

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