All articles tagged: “Banks”

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Frost Bank’s Community-Centric Approach to Business and Financial Literacy

Frost Bank’s Community Approach to Business and Financial Literacy

In a Nutshell: Frost Bank strives to bolster its business practices and help people break through the stigma of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/6/22

Guide

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Second-Chance Bank Accounts of 2022

Second-Chance Bank Accounts of 2022

I had a flashback when my editor assigned me this article on second chance bank accounts. Many decades ago, I got... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 3/29/22

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2 Simple Steps to Open a Bank Account Online with No Deposit & Bad Credit

Opening an Online Bank Account with No Deposit

Although you can get through life without ever opening a bank account, having one is inarguably more convenient and... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 2/23/22

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Provident Bank Offers Educational Resources to Help Consumers Build and Protect Credit

Provident Bank: Educational and Cybersecurity Resources

In a Nutshell: Provident Bank aims to ensure a high-quality experience for everyone, whether they’re shopping for a... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/11/22

Guide

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Bank Accounts For People With Bad Credit in 2022

5 Bank Accounts For People With Bad Credit

Some banks offer consumers a second chance with bank accounts for people with bad credit. That’s because a low... read more »

Aaron Crowe

By: Aaron Crowe • 1/21/22

Guide

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Online Bank Accounts For Bad Credit in 2022

5 Online Bank Accounts For Bad Credit

Online bank accounts for bad credit are an attractive alternative to a regular checking account. These accounts... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 1/21/22

Guide

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Best Checking Accounts For Bad Credit in 2022

5 Best Checking Accounts That Allow Bad Credit

Finding the best checking accounts for bad credit situations can be a daunting prospect, but several banks offer... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 1/21/22

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Heartland Bank Can Help Consumers Improve Their Credit Scores Through Financial Education

Heartland Bank and Trust Helps Consumers Improve Credit

In a Nutshell: Heartland Bank and Trust Company has offices in Central and Northern Illinois and is committed to... read more »

Jon McDonald

By: Jon McDonald • 9/14/21

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Bank On Helps Local Banks and Credit Unions Provide Financial Products to Underbanked Communities

Bank On Provides Key Products in Underbanked Communities

In a Nutshell: Bank On is an initiative operated by the CFE Fund that helps unbanked and underbanked populations... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/5/21

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First Commonwealth Bank’s Educational Efforts Help Community Members Manage Credit and Avoid Debt

FCB: Financial Education to Reduce Debt and Raise Credit

In a Nutshell: First Commonwealth Bank was founded in the 1880s, and it has steadily evolved to help modern... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/29/21

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Optus Bank Helps Underserved SMBs and Communities Through Inclusive Credit and Lending Products

Optus Bank: Inclusive Credit and Lending for Communities

In a Nutshell: Optus Bank is on a mission to ensure equal financial access and opportunity for everyone —... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/18/21

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Southern Bancorp Extends Counseling and Credit Products and Services to Rural Consumers

Southern Bancorp: Credit for Rural Consumers

In a Nutshell: Southern Bancorp fosters economic opportunity and upward mobility in communities in rural Arkansas... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/2/21

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Bank5 Connect Offers a High-Yield Checking Account & Debit Card with Credit Card-Like Rewards

Bank5 Connect: Credit Card-Like Rewards & High-Yield Checking

In a Nutshell: A bank’s location used to be an important consideration for consumers, but with advances in... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/20/21

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ACSI Report Finds Customer Satisfaction Waning Among Banks and Credit Unions Amid a Pandemic

ACSI: Satisfaction Waning for Banks & Credit Unions

In a Nutshell: The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) found in its annual report on the finance and... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/29/20

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Norway Savings Bank: Helping People Handle Debt and Credit Issues and Serving the Community

Norway Savings Bank on Debt & Community Service

In a Nutshell: Mutual savings banks share some similarities with credit unions, including their commitment to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/8/20

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Regent Bank Provides Oklahoma Clients with Convenient Banking, Loans, and Strong Community Service

Regent Bank: Strong Banking & Community Service

In a Nutshell: Regent Bank’s slogan is “Passion to Serve,” meaning the Oklahoma bank makes a point to provide... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 9/3/20

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The Virginia Association of Community Banks Continues to Advocate for Its Member Institutions During a Time of Crisis

VACB: Fighting on Behalf of Virginia Community Banks

In a Nutshell: Despite constituting the bulk of banking institutions in the U.S., community banks can struggle to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/11/20

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Centreville Bank Recognized for Investing in Its Rhode Island Communities, Charitable Foundation, and Volunteer Efforts

Centreville Bank Recognized for Supporting RI Communities

In a Nutshell: Centreville Bank has been operating in Rhode Island for 192 years and counting. The community bank... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 5/5/20

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Alliance for Local Economic Prosperity Seeks to Leverage Public Banking to Revitalize and Reinvest in New Mexico Communities

AFLEP: Working to Establish a Public New Mexico Bank

In a Nutshell: Small communities often object to the presence of corporate retailers in their towns, but the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/1/20

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Starling Bank Offers Integrated Products that Can Help U.K. Consumers Raise Their Credit Scores and Master Money

Starling Bank Offers Integrated Financial Products for the U.K.

In a Nutshell: Starling Bank, a digital-only U.K. challenger bank, boasts a commitment to convenience that begins... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/12/20

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Sunrise Banks Sets an Example with a Social Responsibility Mission, Volunteering, and Financial Literacy in the Twin Cities

Sunrise Banks: Social Responsibility and Giving Back

In a Nutshell: With their vast reach and access to resources, banks have the ability to affect real change in a... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/27/20

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South Carolina’s Countybank Shows Its Support for Upstate Communities via Donations and Hands-On Volunteer Efforts from Associates

Countybank Supports Upstate South Carolina’s Local Causes

In a Nutshell: While some financial institutions in South Carolina have expanded into North Carolina and Georgia,... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/16/19

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Recognizing First Citizens National Bank for Its Financial Literacy Efforts Focusing on Women and Children, and its Long-Running Community Support in Tennessee

First Citizens National Bank Supports Smart Women & Children

In a Nutshell: Data reveals that a financial literacy gap exists between men and women. Tennessee’s First Citizens... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/29/19

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Trustco Bank Recognized for Its Community Commitment to Financial Education, Support for Local Causes, and Delivering Accessible Products

Trustco Bank: Recognized for Its Community Commitment

In a Nutshell: Trustco Bank, which traces its origins to early 20th century Schenectady, New York, demonstrates its... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/17/19

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Compliance Alliance Provides Tools and Resources to Help Community Banks Successfully Address Regulatory Guidelines

Compliance Alliance Helps Banks Meet Guidelines

In a Nutshell: Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010 to protect consumers and increase transparency in the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 10/16/19