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

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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

Better late than never: Colorado bank exits Tarp

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

31 Best Things to Do in Colorado Springs – Activities & Attractions

Money Crashers

Colorado Springs, also known as “The Springs” or “COS,” is Colorado’s second-largest city. Pikes Peak, one of Colorado’s tallest, towers 8,000 feet above the city. It’s clearly visible for miles around… 31 Best Things to Do in Colorado Springs – Activities & Attractions is a post from Money Crashers.

Deal will beef up Glacier's presence in Colorado

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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

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

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

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

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

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

The Fed's Cold Comfort To Colorado MJ Businesses

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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's Payday Loan Reforms Offer Blueprint for CFPB

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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

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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

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

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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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Colorado Is No Model for a National Payday Rule

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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

Heartland expanding in Colorado by agreeing to buy Citywide Banks

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

Why CU Anschutz Medical Campus Migrated to Google Cloud

Perficient Financial Servies

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.

Guaranty to Buy Home State Bancorp in Colorado

American Banker

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

CU Insight

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

Bank IPO market stays hot with two more filings

BankThink

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

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

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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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BOK Financial to buy CoBiz Financial for nearly $1 billion

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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.

Colorado credit union sues Federal Reserve Bank

CU Insight

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.

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.

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

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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.

Sunflower Bank in Denver forms structured finance group

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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.

The stock blip that changed a bank’s future

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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.

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

BankThink

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

Pot banking comes with little guidance, lots of liability

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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

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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.

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

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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.

Independent in Texas takes big leap in Denver with Guaranty acquisition

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

Denver bank becomes latest institution to go public

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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.

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

BankThink

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

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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.

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

BankThink

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

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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

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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

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

Why growth-minded banks are feeling Denver's pull

BankThink

Community banking Commercial banking M&A ColoradoThe city is booming thanks to its rising population, revitalized downtown and diverse economy, attracting bank buyers and de novo interest.

How the payments industry came to accept legal marijuana

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Compliance Payment processing ColoradoOnce a relationship built on deceit, U.S. marijuana businesses and banks have begun opening up to one another to smooth the compliance burden of processing payments for the legal cannabis industry.

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