CORO Global Brings Gold Payment App To Alabama

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The company – and its gold trading app – just expanded its reach in the United States with the addition of a license to operate in Alabama. The Alabama Securities Commission on Tuesday (Nov. The future is looking a bit more golden for CORO Global.

Alabama Reopens And COVID-19 Cases Soar 300 Pct Month Over Month

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After Alabama reopened on May 1, the state has seen coronavirus cases surge by 300 percent month over month, with intensive care units (ICUs) at less than 4 percent capacity remaining and medical workers “exhausted physically and mentally,” Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed said on CNBC. Economy alabama economy News recovery reopening What's Hot

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Coronavirus Refunds: University Of Alabama To Reimburse Students For Football Season Tickets

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The University of Alabama will be reimbursing its students for ticket plans that were bought in the spring for this year’s football season, Roll Tide Wire reported. Coronavirus COVID-19 Football News refunds season tickets University of Alabama

University of Alabama test provides lessons on digital ID, payments

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NFC University of Alabama Internet of things Mobile wallets Digital IDThe move to dump passwords in favor of more flexible authentication will likely happen in clusters, with schools providing many of the factors necessary.

Pike Teachers in Alabama to merge into Guardian Credit Union

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Consolidations M&A Growth strategies AlabamaThe combined institution will serve almost 75,000 members with nearly $660 million in assets.

Alabama One Credit Union to buy First Bank of Linden

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The purchase-and-assumption transaction, if approved, would become the first credit union-bank merger in Alabama. Credit unions M&A Growth strategies Alabama Community banks

Alabama Tests Selfie Authentication To Fight Tax Fraud

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The company recently announced a partnership with the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADR). By implementing state-of-the-art technologies, like the MorphoTrust eID, the state of Alabama continues to demonstrate that it is doing everything possible to protect our taxpayers from anyone looking to steal their information and use it to file fraudulent state tax returns,” said Julie P.

Bank OZK to exit Alabama with branch sales

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Revenue and expenses Alabama Branch deals Community banksThe Arkansas bank is selling its two branches in the state to Merchants & Marine Bancorp and FEB Bancshares.

Investar ending 2020 with deal for Alabama bank

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Community banking M&A Growth strategies Alabama LouisianaThe Louisiana company sold $30 million in stock to help fund its purchase of Cheaha Financial Group.

Bank of Frankewing Offers Kasasa Cash In Tennessee and Alabama

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Bank of Frankewing's Free Kasasa Cash with a competitive rate and balance cap is available online in south middle Tennessee and north Alabama

BankFirst adding to Alabama operations with T&F purchase

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Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies Alabama MississippiThe Mississippi company will pay $49 million for Traders & Farmers Bancshares.

Grocery Delivery Alabama Startup Shipt Takes On Instacart, AmazonFresh And Google

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Until now, the Alabama startup had not made any move to topple the reigning grocery delivery champs out of major coastal cities like New York and Los Angeles, but now that can finally change. The Alabama startup eliminates grocery store trips for 20 million families in 47 metro areas. So far, the Alabama startup is faring pretty well against Goliath. David is taking on Goliath as Shipt, an online grocery delivery startup based in Birmingham, Ala.,

Bank OZK Exits Alabama Market Through Branch Sales

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The $24.6 billion banking giant has agreed to sell two branches to M&M Bank and 22nd State Bank, while PA-based Community Bank is closing two premises Management Feature M&A Feature3 Community Banking. 1Management

Greece is important and so is Alabama

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This quote from Rana Foroohar on CNN this weekend makes one stop and think. A similar comment related to Connecticut (similar GDP to Greece) effectively bailing out any of the smaller southern US states every year. Why Greece Matters for Everyone. It’s not that the economy of Greece itself matters so much– China creates a new Greece every six weeks –it’s that a Greek exit from the Eurozone calls into question the entire European experiment.

Bitcoin Daily: Alabama Works On ‘Operation Cryptosweep,’ Venezuelan Banks Ordered To Accept ‘Petro’ Crypto

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In other news, the Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) is working on “Operation Cryptosweep” with the North American Securities Administrators Association, AL.com reported. Dash is teaming up with Kripto Mobile to spread its payment system through Latin America, Cryptovest reported. Users in the region are able to spend and acquire Dash through their mobile phones, which comes loaded with the Dash ecosystem.

RiverFall Credit Union Has Highest CD Rates In Alabama

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RiverFall Credit Union (AL) has competitive CDs: 60-month (2.22% APY), 48-month (2.02% APY), 36-month (1.86% APY), and 24-month (1.71% APY). 500 min deposit

Coronavirus concerns prompt Louisiana bank to terminate acquisition

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Investar Holding said it no longer plans to buy Cheaha Financial in Alabama. Louisiana M&A Coronavirus Alabama Community banks

SouthCrest to Sell Its Alabama Branches to Guardian Credit Union

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has agreed to sell its only Alabama branches to Guardian Credit Union in Montgomery, Ala. SouthCrest Financial Group in Woodstock, Ga., breaking_news dealmaking-strategy branch-deals retail-branch-strategies ga wi community-banking

Trustmark to Buy RB Bancorp. in Alabama

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Trustmark in Jackson, Miss., has agreed to buy RB Bancorp. in Athens, Ala. breaking_news community-banking m-a ms al dealmaking-strategy

Walmart Tests Digitally Enhanced Stores

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Walmart has started trialing new digital services in its Mobile County, Alabama supercenter, including ModiFace , a new device that enables customers to digitally test makeup. The Alabama store, which had its grand reopening late last week as a high-tech supercenter, is among the few locations that are getting a redesign with more advanced technologies, noted the report. Innovation alabama brick and mortar Modiface News Retail shopping technology walmart What's Hot

Alabama Credit Union to Buy In-State Bank

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Family Security Credit Union, a $580-million institution based in Decatur, Ala., said it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets and assume the deposits of the privately held Bank of Pine Hill, based in Pine Hill, Ala. breaking_news community-banking al m-a dealmaking-strategy

Equifax reaches deal with 8 states on steps to avoid future breaches

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Data breaches Data security Data privacy Corporate governance Risk management Security risk Equifax FTC CFPB California New York Texas Georgia North Carolina Massachusetts Maine AlabamaUnder a consent order with Texas and seven other states, the Atlanta-based credit reporting firm agreed to shore up its information security efforts, but it will not have to pay any financial penalties.

6 key Senate races for bankers to watch

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Senate Banking Committee Arizona Election 2020 AML North Carolina Mitch McConnell Marijuana banking Alabama Georgia Regulatory reformSeveral Senate Banking Committee members from both parties are facing tough reelection challenges in a year when control of the entire chamber — and the banking policy agenda — may be up for grabs.

New (Yet Familiar) Boss at Robertson Banking in Alabama

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Robertson Banking Co. in Demopolis, Ala., has given its president, Gary Holemon, the additional title of chief executive. people breaking_news succession-planning al consumer-finance

This CEO works for employees, not the other way around

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Rick Wardlaw at Bank Independent in Alabama gets results by adhering to the servant-leadership model. Workplace management Workplace culture Consumer banking Best Banks to Work For

Regions using AI to make most of customer feedback

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Over the past year, the Alabama bank has been developing new tools that analyze survey responses, phone interactions and social media posts to identify opportunities to improve digital offerings.

CenterState, South State Agree to $6 Billion Merger

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The combined entity will cover Florida, Georgia, Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia when it completes in Q3 2020 Community Banking M&A Management Feature Feature3. 1Community Banking

2020 election: How will the election results impact U.S. open banking?

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22nd State Bank's Kasasa Cash Available In Four Southern States

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It is available in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi 22nd State Bank's Kasasa Cash checking account has no minimum balance requirement or monthly service fee.

Things worth reading: 5th December 2017

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Things we’re reading today include … Brazil’s first online bank ramps up innovation Behind the rusty vault doors of an abandoned Alabama bank The survival hopes of big banks may rest on machines Big banks putting UK’s free-to-use ATM network at risk, warns peer Mastercard to repurchase up to $4 … The post Things worth reading: 5th December 2017 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

Today In Digital-First Banking: Alfa-Bank Joins Contour Trade Network; JPMorgan Names New Liquidity Solutions And Escrow Exec

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CORO Global Brings Gold Payment App to Alabama. CORO Global – and its gold trading mobile program – just grew its reach in the United States with the addition of a license to run in Alabama.

USAmeriBank Integrates Finastra Payments Hub

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that operates within Florida and Alabama, announced in April, and should allow for a greater capacity for […]. USAmeriBank is now live on financial service firm Finastra’s payment hub, which will enable the regional bank to implement new payment services and rails. This is the culmination of payment plans the bank, an offshoot of USAmeriBancorp Inc. Exclusive Online Payments Retail D+H Misys online payments payments USAmeriBank

ALDI Plans 70 New Store Openings In Expansion Push

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The value grocery chain also said it intended to come into the greater Phoenix market and continue to support Gulf Coast store growth with a new Alabama distribution center, according to a Tuesday (July 21) announcement.

PNC Eyes Buying US Unit Of Spain's BBVA, Report Says

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BBVA bought Alabama's Compass Bancshares in 2007 and has around $100 billion in assets in the U.S., PNC Financial Services Group could buy the U.S.

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Bank OZK exits another state by selling branches

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The Arkansas bank is selling two South Carolina branches to a credit union just two weeks after announcing plans to divest its branches in Alabama. Credit unions Community banking M&A Branch deals South Carolina