BOK rebranding in Arizona, Colorado in wake of CoBiz purchase


Community banking Integrations Branding Branch banking Oklahoma Colorado ArizonaThe regional bank is putting its corporate stamp on branches in the two states.

Colorado Regulator Approves Expansion in Ent's Community Charter

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

The Gazette is reporting that the Colorado Division of Financial Services approved the addition of six counties to the field of membership of Ent Credit Union (Colorado Springs, CO). The credit union's service area encompasses 14 Colorado counties with more than 4.5 The approval adds Adams, Weld, Boulder, Broomfield, Elbert and Larimer counties to the credit union's service area. The addition of the six counties increases Ent’s potential membership base by 1.57

University of Colorado and Jaggaer boost strategic supplier programme

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(The Paypers) University of Colorado has announced the development of a strategic supplier partner programme employing Jaggaer solutions

Guaranty fills Colorado gap with latest bank acquisition


The company will add two branches between Denver and Colorado Spring by buying the deposit-rich Castle Rock Bank. Community banking M&A Capital Colorado

Colorado bank savvy on social

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Tip #1: It’s not all about your bank—even when it’s about your bank Retail Banking Blogs Social Media Channels. 1Social Media

Better late than never: Colorado bank exits Tarp


Capital Community banking TARP ColoradoGrand Mountain Bank raised $7 million to help it exit the crisis-era capital program.

Deal will beef up Glacier's presence in Colorado


The Montana company has agreed to buy Columbine Capital in a deal that will add five branches and $330 million in loans in Colorado. Community banking M&A Capital Montana Colorado

Sturm Financial in Colorado taps president as its next CEO


Succession planning Growth strategies Commercial banking ColoradoKoger Propst was also named CEO of the company's $2.6 billion-asset ANB Bank.

Colorado, Arizona OK board compensation

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Colorado and Arizona recently joined the growing number of states that allow state charted credit unions the controversial option of compensating board members. The post Colorado, Arizona OK board compensation appeared first on CUInsight.

The Fed's Cold Comfort To Colorado MJ Businesses


She was invited to meet with Colorado Representatives Polis and Perlmutter, who''ve been trying to find a way around the inconvenient fact that what might be legal in Colorado in the way of raising, refining, and selling marijuana for recreational use is still a violation of Colorado criminal laws, as is the handling of funds derived from such illegal activities by banks.

Colorado Federal Savings Bank Boosts Premier Savings To 1.65% APY

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Offers & Promotions Colorado Federal Savings Bank Bank Information Page | Receive Alerts for this Bank. Colorado Federal Savings Bank Boosts Premier Savings To 1.65% APY POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017 BY Ken Tumin Deal Summary: Premier Savings, 1.65% APY, $50k minimum deposit, new customers only. In the past three weeks, Colorado Federal Savings Bank’s (CFSB) new Premier Savings account has experienced two rate increases, which added a total of 75 bps to its APY.

Colorado and Kansas CUs Buy Corporate Office Buildings

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Elevations Credit Union (Boulder, CO) and Meritrust Credit Union (Wichita, KS) have purchased corporate office buildings. Office-supply chain Staples has sold its four-story corporate office building in Broomfield for $16.5 million to Elevations Credit Union. According to public records, Staples Contract and Commercial Inc., sold its 149,038-square-foot building and 17.6 acres at 1 Environmental Way in the Interlocken business park to One Environmental Way LLC, an entity created by Elevations.

Colorado State Chartered CUs May Pay Directors Beginning on August 10, 2016

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed SB 125: Credit Union Governance into law. The new law will give state chartered credit unions in Colorado the ability to compensate board members. SB 125 will also allow an audit committee to replace a supervisory committee. The new law goes into effect August 10, 2016. Compensation Directors Legal Legislation state chartered credit unions

Colorado's Payday Loan Reforms Offer Blueprint for CFPB


The CFPB has a historic opportunity to fix the small-dollar loan market by emulating Colorado''s reforms. That would mean requiring all payday lenders to offer affordable installment payments and cracking down on deceptive practices like loan flipping. law-regulation

Online lenders spooked by Colorado's tough stance on interest rates


Digital lenders have been partnering with banks to get around state-by-state usury caps, but that approach is facing tougher scrutiny. Marketplace lending Court cases Enforcement Law and regulation State regulators Avant WebBank

Colorado Is No Model for a National Payday Rule


Colorado''s interest rate cap on payday lending has successfully brought down costs for borrowers, but the state continues to experience unacceptably high default rates. consumer-finance

NEW REPORT: Why International Students Must Major In X-Border Tuition Payments


Among these schools is the University of Colorado Denver , a public institution that hosts international students from 73 countries. Many U.S. colleges and universities are eager to roll out the red carpet to recruit international students – and why not?

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Heartland expanding in Colorado by agreeing to buy Citywide Banks


Heartland will gain 12 branches around Denver and Boulder after it buys the $1.4 billion-asset Citywide. M&A Integrations Growth strategies

Guaranty to Buy Home State Bancorp in Colorado

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Guaranty Bancorp in Denver has agreed to buy Home State Bancorp in Loveland, Colo., for $133.7 million in cash and stock. The deal is expected to close in the summer. breaking_news community-banking co dealmaking-strategy

Partner Colorado Credit Union launches cannabis banking CUSO

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Partner Colorado Credit Union today announced the creation of Safe Harbor Services, LLC, which will sell and distribute the credit union’s Safe Harbor cannabis banking program. The post Partner Colorado Credit Union launches cannabis banking CUSO appeared first on CUInsight.

Triumph in Texas to Buy ColoEast in Colorado

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Triumph Bancorp in Dallas has agreed to buy ColoEast Bankshares in Lamar, Colo. community-banking tx breaking_news dealmaking-strategy

Why CU Anschutz Medical Campus Migrated to Google Cloud

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Our healthcare team has been working with the University of Colorado over the past couple of years to overcome critical data challenges in healthcare… and the results are exciting.

14 Best Lodging Options in Steamboat Springs, Colorado – Hotels, Resorts & Campgrounds

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado, is a beautiful vacation town in the mountains northwest of Denver. But Steamboat is a year-round destination, thanks in part to the thousands of acres of untouched wilderness within a short drive… 14 Best Lodging Options in Steamboat Springs, Colorado – Hotels, Resorts & Campgrounds is a post from the Money Crashers personal finance blog.

Colorado credit union sues Federal Reserve Bank

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The Fourth Corner Credit Union asked a Colorado federal judge last month to force the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City to issue a master account that would enable the Denver-based state chartered credit union to serve social groups that support legalizing marijuana.

Bank IPO market stays hot with two more filings


First Western in Colorado and Coastal Financial in Washington are the latest banks to disclose plans to go public. Community banking IPOs M&A Growth strategies Colorado Washington

BOK Financial to buy CoBiz Financial for nearly $1 billion


Community banking M&A Growth strategies Capital Oklahoma ColoradoThe deal for the Denver commercial lender joins a growing list of large acquisitions being announced in competitive urban markets.

Uber Of X: Rent-A-Ref, Sports Officials For Any Game Or Tournament


Based out of Riverside, California, the website (and soon-to-be mobile platform) has been working with leagues all over the state, as well as in Colorado, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Illinois, Wisconsin and Texas. uber of x California Colorado Illinois Massachusetts new jersey New York referee referees rent-a-ref Texas Uber of X What's Hot WisconsinPerhaps the most overlooked person in any sport is the most important one: the referee.

Morning Scan: Ally Financial's Leadership Shakeup; Colorado Pot Lenders


Receiving Wide Coverage. Ally''s Shakeup: The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal both take a closer look at the leadership shakeup at Ally Financial. Unnamed sources tell the Times that former Ally Financial CEO Michael Carpenter was politely shown the door because the Ally board was frustrated the company had "stagnated" during his tenure and Carpenter appeared to "lack the vision" needed to dig the bank out of its rut. Furthermore, Carpenter wasn''t. national-regional

Ohio governor signs law aimed at reining in high-cost lenders


The state follows Colorado’s lead in adopting reforms pushed by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Payday lending Small-dollar lending Consumer lending State regulators John Kasich State of Ohio 677522 State of Colorado Pew Charitable Trusts

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Pot banking comes with little guidance, lots of liability


Marijuana banking Consumer banking Risk management ColoradoWhether banks knowingly work with marijuana businesses or not, they face risks as long as there are no federal clear guidelines in place. Congress must fix this.

Investor group buys Raton Capital in New Mexico


Community banking M&A Consolidations ColoradoManagement at the recently formed InBankshares hopes to expand in Denver by capitalizing on disruption from consolidation in the market.

How to tell if you're banking a pot business


Marijuana banking Marijuana industry Regtech Regulation/Compliance Credit unions FinCEN Washington ColoradoMany financial institutions are unaware that they're banking marijuana-related businesses, pot bankers and regtech experts say.

Sunflower Bank in Denver forms structured finance group


Community banking Equipment lease ABS Asset-based lending ColoradoThe division, created after Sunflower hired lenders away from other banks, will focus on asset-based lending to middle-market companies and investors.

When M&A challenges a bank’s comfort zone (in a good way)


M&A Capital Growth strategies Colorado TexasIndependent Bank had no intention of expanding outside Texas until it gained a few stray branches in a neighboring state.

The stock blip that changed a bank’s future


Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies Colorado TexasGuaranty Bancorp could have had a different owner if not for a suitor’s ill-timed stock hiccup that gave a rival the upper hand.

Independent in Texas takes big leap in Denver with Guaranty acquisition


Community banking M&A Growth strategies Capital Colorado TexasIndependent's branch network in Denver will nearly triple after it completes the $1 billion acquisition.

Large ag lender hires former Citi exec to fill key leadership post


Career moves C-suite Ag lending Community banking Citigroup ColoradoEric Itambo will become chief banking officer of CoBank, where he will oversee all lending operations.

This fintech partnership could serve as template for small banks


Community banking Marketplace lending Small business lending Fintech Small business Colorado CaliforniaNew Resource Bank and P2Bi are splitting the risk and revenue associated with asset-based loans.

Denver bank becomes latest institution to go public


Community banking IPOs M&A Capital ColoradoFirst Western Financial in Denver could use the roughly $31 million it is hoping to raise to pay off debt and redeem preferred shares.

Can BOK Financial make one of the year's priciest M&A deals work?


Community banking M&A Consolidations Regional banks Colorado ArizonaCost-cutting will be important, but for its acquisition of CoBiz to be a winner, BOK Financial will have to prove it can boost fee income as it has with smaller acquisitions.

Banking veteran to become executive chairman of Colo. fintech firm


Fintech Tax liens Community banking Colorado North CarolinaChris Marshall, a former CFO at Capital Bank Financial, will help Tax Guard recruit bank and nonbank clients. The firm uses technology to let lenders know if potential clients owe money to the IRS.

Triumph strengthening Colo. operations with deal for family-owned bank


Community banking Infrastructure Capital Texas ColoradoThe Texas company would add seven branches and more than $300 million of assets by acquiring Valley Bancorp.

Solera, freed from reg order, to spend more time building core deposits


Capital Lending Deposits ColoradoThe Denver bank had spent the last two-plus years addressing concerns about capital and underwriting procedures.