Green Dot Moves HQ From California To Texas

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Green Dot is the latest company to embark on an exodus from California, relocating to Austin, Texas, CNBC reports. Green Dot, according to CNBC, will focus on four hubs, including the new headquarters in Texas, along with WeWork-style offices in Florida, Ohio and California.

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Texas digital-only bank offers miles instead of interest

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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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Former gas station tycoon pumping up Texas bank

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Citi's muni bond business shrinks in Texas after gun law's passage

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Texas Lets Eateries Deliver Alcohol With Food Orders

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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. Retail Coronavirus food delivery News Restaurants Texas What's Hot

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

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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.

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ATMIA: Texas ATM human trafficking bill 'based on false premise'

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A proposed law to register ATMs in Texas to fight human trafficking has drawn criticism from the ATM industry

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Fresh off deal in Florida, First Foundation mulls acquisitions in Texas

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Texas Halts Reopening Plans As COVID Cases Spike

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As coronavirus cases spike in Texas, the state’s officials have walked back their reopening plans for the state, CNBC reported. Texas is among the hardest-hit states, with the greatest number of new cases.

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How Texas wants to use ATMs to stop human trafficking

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A Texas house bill aims to fight human trafficking by requiring operators to register white-label ATMs

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Texas AG Leads Multi-State Consumer Protection Probe Into Apple

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is leading a multi-state probe against Apple Inc. Apple Attorney General consumer protection legal News Texas trade practices What's Hot

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Earnings surge at Texas Trust Credit Union

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Lending Credit unions Earnings TexasThe Arlington-based institution made gains across several metrics in 2020, including loan growth of 22%, driven in part by the mortgage refi boom. ]].

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Walgreens, VillageMD To Open 29 Texas Primary Care Practices

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We’re pleased to expand these offerings in Texas so residents can manage their chronic conditions and focus on being healthy, active members of their community.”.

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Texas Hotel Group To Give Back $70M In PPP Loans

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Today In Digital-First Banking: Peoples Bank To Merge With Premier Financial; Credit Union Of Texas Grows Partnership With PSCU

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In today’s top news in digital-first banking, Peoples Bancorp and Premier Financial Bancorp will combine in an all-stock merger, while PSCU will provide credit processing support for Credit Union of Texas as part of an expanded partnership.

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Texas bill targets large banks' gun policies. Small banks don't object.

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FirstSun adding to Texas operations with Pioneer acquisition

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DOJ: Texas Man Allegedly Claimed Employees To Net $5M In PPP Funds

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A Texas man is facing charges of filing fraudulent loan applications seeking more than $5 million in forgivable loans from the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), according to the U.S. Brown of the Eastern District of Texas, in a statement. “We

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Goldman Sachs plans new Dallas campus, extending bet on hub in Texas

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Texas Man Charged In $5 Million PPP Loan Fraud Case

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A Texas resident, 32-year-old Samuel Yates, was charged with allegedly trying to file fraudulent bank applications for over $5 million in loans related to COVID-19 relief, according to a press release Friday (Jan.

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New Uber Hub To Create 3K New Jobs In Texas

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Texas Gov. I am proud to welcome Uber’s investment in the great state of Texas, along with the 3,000 jobs the company will bring to its new Dallas office,” Abbott said in a press release. This investment will bolster Texas’ continued economic success and reputation as the best state for business. Our unrivaled workforce and business-friendly environment makes Texas the perfect home for innovative companies like Uber.”.

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Texas Capital, Independent terminate $3 billion merger

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Texas Capital also said that Keith Cargill has stepped down as president and CEO. Texas M&A Coronavirus Growth strategies Succession planning Energy industry

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Drive.ai To Launch Self-Driving Car Pilot In Frisco, Texas

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Drive.ai , the California self-driving car startup, announced Monday (May 7) that it is launching an on-demand self-driving car service pilot in Frisco, Texas. It marks the first time self-driving cars will be on the public roads of Texas, noted the company. Frisco Self-Driving Cars Texas What's HotIn a press release , Drive.ai

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Credit unions across Texas dig out after historic winter storm

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Crisis Management Natural disasters Credit unions Texas Branch management Disaster recoveryA severe cold snap in the state has tested financial institutions unaccustomed to such weather-related disruption.

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Feds Charge Texas Man With CARES Act Fraud

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Dinesh Sah, 55, of Coppell, Texas, was charged with three counts of wire fraud, three counts of bank fraud and one count of money laundering. Federal prosecutors on Thursday (Oct. 8) charged a Dallas-area man with allegedly playing a role in a scheme that sought to fraudulently obtain $24.8

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BancorpSouth to buy National United in Texas

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Texas M&A Growth strategiesThe companies took a pause from merger discussions when the pandemic hit to evaluate their individual circumstances.

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Texas Capital's expansion plan greeted with skepticism

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Bitcoin Daily: China’s Cosco Shipping Will Test Blockchain Tool; Tech Mahindra Rolls Out Blockchain System; Texas Orders S. African Co To Stop Selling Crypto Securities

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On another note, The Texas State Securities Board announced an “emergency action” in the form of a cease and desist order to halt South African company Mirror Trading International PTY LTD, which was referred to as an “international, multilevel marketing” effort in a press release.

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Ripple Gives $2M To Texas University For Blockchain Research

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As part of Ripple ’s $50 million pledge for blockchain research, the crypto firm has said it will give $2 million over five years to the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin. Blockchain Cryptocrrency distributed ledger News Ripple school funding University of Texas at Austin What's Hot

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Texas federal court denies trade groups’ motion to extend stay of payment provisions compliance date until appeal resolved; trade groups ask Fifth Circuit to extend stay

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The trade groups have appealed from the Texas federal district court’s final judgment granting the CFPB’s summary judgment motion and staying the compliance date for the payment provisions until 286 days after August 31, 2021 (which date is June 13, 2022).

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Three Texas banks planning to merge

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Community banking Texas M&A Growth strategiesSouthwest Bancshares in San Antonio will have assets of $1.5 billion when it absorbs two affiliated banking companies in nearby cities.

Rumblings of Texas M&A wave after high-profile deal

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The Independent Bank-Texas Capital merger could prompt other banks in the state to consider selling or buying. M&A Community banking Digital banking Revenue and expenses Texas

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Merger scuttled, Texas bank charts new course

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Now that its deal with Texas Capital has been called off, Independent Bank in McKinney plans to scale back or exit some commercial lines and will seek to duplicate its retail banking successes in Colorado.

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Texas federal court requests briefing on compliance date for payment provisions in payday loan rule

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The Texas federal district court hearing the lawsuit filed by two trade groups challenging the CFPB’s 2017 final payday/auto title/high-rate installment loan rule (2017 Rule) has entered an order directing the parties to files briefs regarding a compliance date for the 2017 Rule’s payment provisions.

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Texas bank's leader takes leave after contracting coronavirus

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Spirit of Texas Bancshares named an interim CEO for Dean Bass, though the company said he is recovering. Community banking Texas Coronavirus Succession planning

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