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

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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.

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

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 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


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.

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.

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'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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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


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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Why growth-minded banks are feeling Denver's pull


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.

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.

Colorado pot credit union could be open by Jan. 1 under state charter

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The world’s first financial institution established specifically for the marijuana industry could be open in Colorado by Jan. The Colorado Division of Financial Services late Wednesday issued The Fourth Corner Credit Union an unconditional charter to operate, the first state credit-union charter issued in nearly a decade. by: David Migoya.

Regulators grapple with fallout from Justice Dept. U-turn on pot


Marijuana banking Small business Consumer banking Law and regulation Risk management Jeff Sessions FinCEN OCC Federal Reserve FDIC NCUA Treasury Department DoJ California Colorado OregonAttorney General Jeff Sessions did not keep the rest of Washington apprised of his plan to rescind an Obama-era memo on pot. Now Fincen and other federal banking agencies are dealing with the backlash from that decision.

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.

For banks, DOJ reversal on pot will have 'chilling effect'


Marijuana banking Marijuana industry Compliance Commercial banking Jeff Sessions Colorado Maine Massachusetts Oregon California Washington Nevada AlaskaAttorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind an Obama-era directive that helped foster the marijuana sector’s growth raises new risks for banks and credit unions that do business with growers and dispensaries.

National Bank Holdings to boost operations in Colo., Kan. with latest deal


Community banking M&A Capital Sailthru NMN origination no display Colorado Kansas New MexicoThe company will also gain its first branches in New Mexico after it buys Peoples Inc.

Court Denies Pot Credit Union Access To Banking System

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Compliance Legal Watch a Colorado state-chartered credit union Plaintiff THE FOURTH CORNER CREDIT UNION v. Concluding that existing federal guidance does nothing more than encourage financial institutions to “look the other way” when it comes to complying with federal laws that make the possession and sale of marijuana illegal. a federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a credit union’s attempt to force the federal Reserve Bank of Kansas to allow it to […].

Aftermath of DOJ marijuana shift

ABA Community Banking

For now, it's “business as usual” for Colorado credit unions that serve cannabis industry Compliance BSA/AML Management Lines of Business. 1Compliance

The United States Of Food: The Most Well-Funded Food & Beverage Startups In Each State

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Alternative hotspots have sprung up — Colorado, for example, due in part to the influence of Colorado-based food investors such … Continued. While tech startups have always been concentrated in Silicon Valley, new food and beverage companies are a little more diffused. CPG Food Tech

Colorado Deal On 4- And 5-Year CDs


Red Rocks Credit Union is paying 2.38% APY on 60-month CDs and 2.02% APY on 48-month CDs through the end of May. CD Rates 48-month cds 60-month cds certificates of deposit red rocks credit union

FirstBank integrates Entersekt biometrics solutions for mobile banking

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(The Paypers) FirstBank , a US bank from Colorado, has rolled out its updated iOS mobile banking application with fingerprint biometrics capability and authentication from Entersekt

Triumph in Dallas to buy two banks and a factoring company


With the three deals, Triumph is beefing up in Colorado, expanding into New Mexico and strengthening its asset-based lending unit. Community banking M&A Consolidations Commercial lending Asset-based lending

2017 Risk Management Summit - Join Sageworks in Denver!


Join your peers following Tuesday's sessions at Coors Field as the Colorado Rockies take on the Miami Marlins. The 2017 Risk Management Summit presented by Sageworks is heading to the "Mile High City".

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Blinker Mobile App Introduces Car Refinancing

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Patented smartphone technology to disrupt $1 trillion auto-loan market DENVER (December 5, 2016) — Colorado-based company Blinker has launched a refinancing option in their mobile app today, disrupting the auto-loan. Commerce News Uncategorized news US