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How Community Banks Balance Local Ties and New Technology

For businesses in midsized cities, community banks are still the source of wherewithal. For the bankers, it’s a balancing act between the strength of local relationships and the cost of new technology.

Global Bank Access Without Lifting a Finger

Diamond Fortress’s fingerprint ID system works on a smartphone and opens secure banking services to remote areas of the world.

Insights in Credit Union Lending

Leading Alabama credit unions see a shift from mortgage to consumer lending, temperate reaction to rising interest rates and accelerated adoption of online loan transactions.

Service, Rebranding Mark Jackson Thornton’s Centennial Year

Jackson Thornton kicked off its “100 Years | 100 Acts of Service” to benefit Rise Against Hunger by using its 200-plus team members to pack more than 34,000 meals.

Relief Donors Visit Rwandan Kids

Four employees of Warren Averett LLC, the nationally ranked accounting firm, fly to Rwanda to meet children they’re sponsoring through an international charity.

What is Wealth?

However you measure it, it’s more about value than currency.

Financial Planning 101

Alabama experts offer tips for managing your money at each stage of your career.

How the Rich Stay Rich

Banks offer special services to help wealthy clients protect their funds and not-quite-so-wealthy ones climb the ladder.

Small Business Focused Finance

Alabama credit unions are fine-tuning their small business relationships, mentoring clients and increasing loan portfolios.

Banking Outside the Box

Technology is in, but bank branches aren’t out of style, not among Alabama banks.

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