WestStar Buys Mortgage Lender in Texas

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WestStar Bank in El Paso, Texas, said it has acquired assets from Cimarron Mortgage Capital that are to Cimarron's construction lending and residential mortgage divisions. breaking_news community-banking tx dealmaking-strategy

 Late Payments On The Campaign Trail

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The invoices span 10 cities as far-flung as El Paso, Texas and Erie, Pennsylvania. The largest bill still outstanding comes from El Paso for more than $470,000.

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Payless Pops-Up For The Holidays

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And New York is just the starting point — Payless is all-in on pop-ups this season, with locations planned for Whittier, California; Alpharetta, Georgia; Paramus, New Jersey; Limerick, Pennsylvania; Clarksburg, Maryland; Hagerstown, Maryland; Hickory, North Carolina; and El Paso, Texas.

TFCU Picks ProPay For Pay-by-Text Loan Payments

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ProPay has been tapped by a credit union to expand its members’ options for making loan payments.

NCR Launches Business Banking Mobile For Community Banks, Credit Unions

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NCR’s Business Banking Mobile is currently in beta testing at Tacoma, Washington-based Harborstone Credit Union and El Paso, Texas-based FirstLight Federal Credit Union, with general availability planned in early 2017. “We NCR announced on Thursday (Sept. 22) it launched a new app dubbed Business Banking Mobile.

Walmart Amazon Whole Paycheck Tracker: Fingerprints, Firearms And FedEx 

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The announcement comes about a month after an El Paso, Texas Walmart was the scene of a mass shooting incident that left 22 people fatally wounded. Both Amazon and Walmart topped the headlines this week, albeit for very different reasons.

Sizzle Of The Week: New York’s Holiday Pop-Up Explosion

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Payless shoes is offering a pop-up shop in Times Square already (with more pop-up locations planned for Whittier, California; Alpharetta, Georgia; Paramus, New Jersey; Limerick, Pennsylvania; Clarksburg, Maryland; Hagerstown, Maryland; Hickory, North Carolina; and El Paso, Texas).

The eCommerce Bachelor: Which City Will Get The Rose?

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Proponents note that, between Doña Ana County itself and the nearby El Paso region and Juarez, the region could more than satisfy the eCommerce giant’s stated requirements. How is the race to be Amazon’s second home city not a reality show? Jeff Bezos missed a major marketing opportunity there (as if Amazon needs it).

Why Innovation Is Nothing Without Distribution

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From its start as a flour mill in 1866, General Mills is now the brand behind Gold Medal Flour, Cheerios, Haagen Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Pillsbury, Progresso, Annie’s, Chex, Cascadian Farm, El Paso, Larabar and Jeno’s frozen pizza – to name but a few.

Credit Unions Stand Up to Serve Those Who Need Them Now

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El Paso Area Teachers Federal Credit Union. Credit unions exist to serve the needs of their community of members who collectively own, oversee and guide the business.

Banking Blues On The Border

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and in Texas 13 percent had closed in El Paso and 17 percent in Laredo. In a world filled with unintended consequences, a perfect storm of unintended consequences for the banking business is sweeping the US-Mexico border. Nearly half the bank branches in San Ysidro have closed in the last two years, mirroring a trend along the entire Mexican border that’s creating headaches for small businesses and forcing some residents to go without bank accounts.

NCR Unveils Business Banking Mobile App

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Jim Huff, SVP of Marketing whose El Paso, Texas-based FirstLight FCU is piloting the new mobile app, highlighted the features that will be available to its businesses, including fund transfer, wire transfer approval, and account notifications.