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


Last year, Australia saw AUD $32 billion pumped into the nation’s economy because of soaring international student attendance. Among these schools is the University of Colorado Denver , a public institution that hosts international students from 73 countries. Many U.S.

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National Small Business Week Celebrates the American Entrepreneurial Spirit


Small Business Administration What creates two out of three net new American jobs; produces close to half of our nation’s goods and services (nonfarm private GDP); and can be found, coast to coast, in every small town, big city and rural enclave?

Perficient Peddlers Raise $4K for Multiple Sclerosis Society

Perficient Financial Servies

Our Perficient Denver team is strongly committed to giving back to the community and does so often. We recently took part in what’s become an annual tradition – Bike MS: Colorado – and drew about 20 colleagues to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society this year.

Onsite: ACUC/WOCCU One Conference in Denver          

CU Insight

The One Conference by CUNA and WOCCU kicked off with over 3,000 attendees representing 61 different countries all gathered in Denver for one cause: the credit union movement.

Banking Chief to Become CEO at CoBank

American Banker

The chief banking officer of CoBank in Denver will be its next CEO. people co national-regional

Feds approve master account for nation’s first cannabis CU

CU Insight

After a 39-month legal battle, the Fourth Corner Credit Union, the nation’s first state-chartered marijuana credit union, finally received a conditional approval by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas for a master account that will eventually allow the Denver-based credit union to open its doors.

Retail Rents Set To Rise In 2016


Retail is a nuanced story of the haves and the have nots,” said Ryan Severino , senior economist and director of research at Reis, according to National Real Estate Investor. San Francisco and Denver, for example, are both expected to post rent increases in excess of 10 percent. “In

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Onsite: National Credit Union Foundation Dinner Presenting the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards at #CUNAGAC

CU Insight

People from all over the credit union community gathered last dressed to the nines for the National Credit Union Foundation’s Herb Wegner Awards and Dinner at CUNA GAC.

What the Super Bowl can teach you about money

CU Insight

Last year, the National Bureau of Economic Research found that 16 percent of players drafted by NFL teams between 1996 to 2003 filed for bankruptcy within 12 years of leaving the NFL. Personal Finance Carolina Panthers Denver Broncos Kimberly Palmer managing money Super Bowl US News

New York Wants To Be The Model For Cybersecurity Regulation


We believe the best way for industry to focus on the threat of cybersecurity is to have a consistent framework,” said Maria Vullo, superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services, at a meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) in Denver.

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

CU Insight

The next hurdles will be obtaining insurance from the National Credit Union Administration, the federal regulator of credit unions, and getting a master account from the Federal Reserve System. Uncategorized Credit Unions Marijuana The Denver Post by: David Migoya. The world’s first financial institution established specifically for the marijuana industry could be open in Colorado by Jan.

Credit Union Solutions Provider CULedger Selects William Mills Agency as Public Relations Agency of Record

William Mills

William Mills Agency, the largest independent public relations and marketing firm specializing in the financial industry, announced its selection as agency of record to provide PR services to Denver-based CULedger, a leading CUSO (Credit Union Service Organization).

Pulling The Plug On Fantasy Gambling

New York's State of Mind

After Taking a day off to celebrate America’s De Facto national holiday down on Long Island, where the Fortieth Annual Meier Family Super Bowl Party was held, your faithful blogger is back but still can’t get football completely out of his head. First, I am still trying to figure out how the Denver Broncos won while […].

Advice for New Bank Sales Managers Part 2

MZ Bierly Consulting, Inc.

Once you have the roles and responsibilities of a team clearly defined and understood and you have the roles appropriately staffed the last piece of this critical puzzle is to have an incentive plan in place that drives activities/behaviors (calling activity, new client acquisition, revenue/portfolio growth, etc.).” --Todd Munson, EVP--, Vectra Bank, Denver, CO. This is the second of two articles on what new bank sales managers can learn from successful sales leaders.

Sports Authority Sues Suppliers In Cagey Credit Move


Retail TouchPoints explained that, not long ago, the retailer had a national brand and marketing agreements with the now-Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos.

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YayYo Gears Up For U.S. IPO


The shortest Uber Eats delivery clocked in at just over half a mile, while the longest trip was a 41-mile ride to the airport in Denver. “It’s Meanwhile, in May, Lyft revealed its internal market share numbers show that it now has 35 percent of the national ridesharing market, up from 20 percent 18 months ago. YayYo, the online ridesharing company, is gearing up an initial public offering (IPO) in the U.S.

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Education: By Popular Demand

Independent Banker

These in-depth and timely professional development programs are designed exclusively for community bankers and led by nationally recognized industry experts who know the issues community banks grapple with. 11–14, 2016, in Denver. 25–30 in Denver.

Federal Judge Dismisses Marijuana CU Lawsuit

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

The Denver Post is reporting that U.S. A separate lawsuit against the National Credit Union Administration for refusing to issue share deposit insurance to the credit union is pending in U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson on January 5 dismissed a lawsuit seeking federal approval for the first credit union for marijuana in Colorado.

Advice for New Bank Sales Managers

MZ Bierly Consulting, Inc.

Page, President and CEO, Colorado Business Bank and Arizona Business Bank, Denver and Phoenix. "I Miller, SVP, Chief Operating Officer, Ephrata National Bank, Ephrata, PA. Guy.Johnston, EVP, City National Bank, Charleston, WV. They become industry experts and that is a differentiator." --Jim Fullerton, EVP Sunflower Bank, Denver, CO. "I I recently asked a group of senior bankers what they wish they’d known before they assumed their first sales management role.

BYM Agency Welcomes New Vice President & Managing Director and New Creative Director

BYM Agency

Kansas City (June 16, 2017) – BYM Agency, the nation’s first full-service marketing CUSO (Credit Union Service Organization), is excited to announce the addition of two new team members: Kyle Eason and Libby Kleve. Some of Eason’s past marketing clients include The Discovery Channel, Pepsi, The Trade Desk, Denver. Some of Eason’s past marketing clients include The Discovery Channel, Pepsi, The Trade Desk, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and the Travel Channel.

Albertsons In Rumored Acquisition Talks With Sprouts, Stocks Surge


According to sources cited by The Denver Post , Albertsons has already held preliminary talks with Sprouts on the matter. Some are beginning to think that news of the trade may have leaked, according to Reuters, after stock prices at Sprouts surged by about 23 percent in the past week — at the same time a good deal of national grocery businesses traded flat or down.

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Whatever Happened To … WorldRemit, Aiming To Be The ‘WhatsApp Of Money’


Ahmed was a compliance advisor to the United Nations East Africa Remittance Program, specifically aiding companies in their own compliance with anti-money laundering regulation, which was introduced in the wake of 9/11. WorldRemit touts a diverse workforce with many females in senior management and employees ranging in nationalities and backgrounds. One of WorldRemit’s pinnacle moments, however, came with the launch of the Denver office.

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Straightforward Principles of Success

Independent Banker

He also serves on the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Denver Branch board of directors, and is active in supporting community bank efforts nationally. “From the beginning, we’ve really tried to keep things simple. We let our actions speak for the bank.”

Cost Per NCUA Employee at 2016 Training Event Up Over 21 Percent from 2014 Event

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

While the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) was busy patting itself on the back for “Making a Difference” training program coming in below budget and below the cost of the 2014 National Training Conference, a careful review of the numbers shows that cost per employee attending the event went up. The “Making a Difference” training program, held between April 4 and April 15 in Denver, came in $404,121 below its Board-approved budget.

Taking Your Coffee With Sugar, Milk And Blockchain?


The company will make its grand debut in July of this year, when it announces the first five local coffeehouse chains, located in the Denver and San Francisco areas, that will partner with Bext360 in its community-based coffee enterprise. That overhead includes not just tracking the harvested beans, but also being able to track the payments back to the farmers where the coffee is sourced, in countries such as Colombia and other South American nations.

Vacation Rental Sites Build Upon A Business Model Established Early In American History


The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 fostered historic preservation in the U.S., The business truly started in the summer of 2008 in Denver. When Barack Obama was expected to speak at the Democratic National Convention, there was, again, a shortage of hotel rooms. In Colonial America , travelers needed a place to sleep. But there were not many lodging establishments: So, some Americans opened their homes to travelers seeking to get some rest.

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CFPB highlight mortgage complaints in third monthly complaint report

CFPB Monitor

The new report spotlights mortgage complaints and complaints from consumers in the Denver, Colorado metro area. General findings include the following: As of September 1, 2015 the CFPB has handled 702,900 complaints nationally, including 25,732 complaints in August 2015. Mortgages were the most-complained-about product, with mortgage-related complaints representing 27 percent of the complaints submitted by consumers in the Denver metro area. Barbara S. Mishkin.

Rinse Clothing Service Raises $14M To Expand To Boston, Chicago And Beyond


Houston, Dallas, Austin, Seattle, Miami, San Diego, Denver and New York are up next. Our goal is to be the first and largest national brand in clothing care and become a household name,” said Prakash. “We The dry cleaning industry isn’t working. Customers feel it, vendors feel it— but both parties need it to work. Everyone needs clean clothes, and those working in the industry have to make a living.

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Membership Central

Independent Banker

National mortgage services provider LenderLive Network Inc. in Denver powers the ICBA Mortgage Solutions loan product menu. Financing Hefty Homes. The ICBA Mortgage program now offers a jumbo-loan financing option. By Howard Schneider.

Does your staff really know about the credit union system?

CU Insight

I recently spoke at two young professional events – one with people from around the world (World Council of Credit Union’s WYCUP gathering in Denver) and a state-wide conference. Associations such as the National Cooperative Business Association.

MJ Co-Ops: DOA?


For now, the Federal Reserve hasn''t said one way or the other — probably because there hasn''t been a formal application for access to the nation''s financial system.

Wegner winners share leadership advice

CU Insight

The National Credit Union Foundation is honoring three individuals with 2016 Herb Wegner Memorial Awards, the highest honors in the credit union movement. Former President/CEO of Westerra Credit Union, Denver.

Your Credit Union Weekend Reading Pile, Courtesy of NAFCU

Musings from the CU Suite

Something very rare is happening in our nation's capital. . National Geographic travel photographer of the year contest. ( Some upcoming NAFCU conferences: BSA Seminar (August 13-15, Denver). Risk Managment Seminar (August 12-15, Denver). Compiled by Anthony Demangone, Powered by NAFCU. Summer is now unofficially here. After a few weeks of heavy rains, the mosquitos are here as well. They say DC was built on a swamp.

Retail Bedfellows Roundup: Walmart Feeds On The Go, Starbucks Sips Tea With AB InBev


Uber will experiment in the Phoenix area, while Lyft will get going in Denver. Instead of making the products that each brand is internationally famous for, they’ll be distilling their respective strengths to make a new drink to sweep the nation’s taste buds: ready-to-drink tea.

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Lawmen Sue To Stop The (Reefer) Madness


The last time we saw federal supremacy thrown around so much it involved the OCC''s march-to-the-sea over the blazing husk of the 10th Amendment in defense of the right of national banks to thumb their noses at guys like Eliot Mess, the"Sheriff of Wall Street." At that time state bank regulators and law enforcement officials weren''t so keen on the federal supremacy clause (or the National Bank Act).

FNBO Direct Ups Online Savings to 1.40% APY

Deposit Accounts

Headquartered in Omaha, FNBO Direct is the internet division of First National Bank of Omaha, which in turn is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska (a multi-state holding company with a history that dates back to 1857). As an internet division of First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO), FNBO Direct operates under the FNBO’s FDIC Certificate and shares its financial history. FNBO Direct is a division of First National. | About Us. Forum. Banks. Savings Accounts.

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Colorado Federal Savings Bank Boosts Premier Savings To 1.65% APY

Deposit Accounts

Of the two, the 18-month is the more competitive CD, with its APY currently ranking third when compared to other nationally available similar length-of term CDs. When compared to the Savings Accounts and Money Market Accounts that are nationally available and arent limited by small balance caps, Colorado Federal Savings Bank’s Premier Savings APY currently ranks first. Related Pages: Denver CD rates , 1-year CD rates , nationwide deals , Internet banks. | About Us. Forum.

Mile High Lawsuit Against NCUA

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

The Fourth Corner Credit Union TFCCU), a Colorado credit union chartered to serve the cannabis industry, on July 30 sued the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) in U.S. District Court in Denver for not approving its application for federal deposit (share) insurance. The credit union is also suing the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

Sessions Stirs The Pot


Cory Gardner, a Republican, was among those who lashed out at Sessions, saying the nation’s top law enforcement officer had “trampled on the will of the voters.”. Mike Coffman, R-Aurora, was similarly angry, telling The Denver Post in an interview that Sessions’ move amounted to a “reversal of the progress we’ve been making to get the federal government to respect decisions that states have made.”

Data Dive: FedEx Competes, BoA Automates And Hackers Hack … Everyone, Including Each Other


For those hoping to experience the wonder of fully automated BoA branches right now, it will be necessary to live in (or travel to) Minneapolis and Denver — both of which are relatively new markets for the bank. Dan Berger, president and CEO of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions, told Krebs.

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Onsite: CUinDenver2015 – Creating the path forward for credit unions

CU Insight

This week over 3100 people representing 61 countries from around the credit union movement have converged on Denver. Nussle laid out the challenges the CUNA board set for him when he was hired last September: Refresh the Credit Union National Association’s value proposition.

Fourth Corner's "Victory"


Federal data show that at Champion Bank, in suburban Denver, which began explicitly working with marijuana businesses in 2014, annual fee revenue on deposit accounts increased by a factor of 68 from 2013 to 2016, to $752,000 from $11,000, even as its main line of business, providing loans, shrank.

Fourth Corner's "Victory"


Federal data show that at Champion Bank, in suburban Denver, which began explicitly working with marijuana businesses in 2014, annual fee revenue on deposit accounts increased by a factor of 68 from 2013 to 2016, to $752,000 from $11,000, even as its main line of business, providing loans, shrank.