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Texas digital-only bank offers miles instead of interest

Bank Innovation

As digital banks strive to lock in customers, a Texas-based newcomer to the industry is betting on travel miles as an incentive. Bask Bank, a fee-free digital savings bank created and funded by Texas Capital Bank, launched earlier this week with “thousands of customers.”

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Texas Bankers Foundation seeks financial support for hurricane relief

ABA Community Banking

The Texas Bankers Foundation plans to provide disaster response support to communities hit by Hurricane Beryl, which made landfall in the state on Monday as a Category 1 hurricane. The post Texas Bankers Foundation seeks financial support for hurricane relief appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

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3 Key Commerce Areas the Texas Winter Storm Teaches Us About Being Unprepared

Perficient

If you’ve been following the news recently, you’ve likely heard something about how Texas has been trampled by unusually cold temperatures and snow this past week. You may have read a previous post I published about moving to Texas from Massachusetts. What you may not have heard is how unprepared the state was for this event.

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Texas Hotelier Nets $59M In PPP Loans

PYMNTS

The biggest benefactor of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a Dallas, Texas-based hotelier named Monty Bennett, who has received $59 million from the program intended to help small or medium-sized businesses with the economic crisis.

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Case Study: First Mid Bank Fast-Tracks New Market Entry in Commercial Lending

This case study reveals their journey from facing challenges in Texas' complex legal landscape to achieving rapid market entry with GoDocs' innovative commercial closing platform. Discover how First Mid Bank & Trust fast-tracked market expansion through advanced automation and compliance solutions.

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Texas Lets Eateries Deliver Alcohol With Food Orders

PYMNTS

To help address financial challenges brought about by the coronavirus, Texas Governor Greg Abbott put into place a waiver that lets restaurants deliver alcohol with food orders, ABC 13 reported. The State of Texas is committed to supporting retailers, restaurants, and their employees,” Abbott said per the report.

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How Texas Restaurants Are Using A Safety Seal of Approval To Get Customers Back

PYMNTS

In a nod to community efforts to boost customer experienced, individual consumers can report on health efforts at Texas eateries — and whether they are enforcing standards such as social distancing and more official standards mandated by the state’s governor. PYMNTS research shows that during the pandemic, dining habits have shifted, with 35.3

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