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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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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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Farm credit trade associations file motion seeking to intervene in Texas lawsuit challenging CFPB small business lending rule

CFPB Monitor

Last week, three farm credit trade associations filed the latest in a series of unopposed emergency motions for leave to intervene in the Texas case challenging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (“CFPB”) final small business lending rule implementing Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act (Rule).

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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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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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Texas Blockchain Council takes legal action against EIA

The Paypers

The Texas Blockchain Council has initiated legal proceedings against the US-based EIA , for an alleged illegal data collection against the bitcoin industry.

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