Banking & Finance

Birmingham startup SmartWiz receives $150K from Google

TaxxWiz, a Birmingham-based startup, has received $150,000 from the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund

CPA shortage a growing problem nationwide

Local accounting professionals see a decrease in the worker pipeline.

Building better bankers

The Alabama Banking School helps financial professionals prepare for stronger careers.

AmFirst’s Phil Boozer receives Credit Union Professional of the Year Award

Phil Boozer, senior vice president and chief sales officer of America’s First Federal Credit Union, has received the 2022 Alabama Credit Union Professional of the Year award from the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates

225 Holmes opens in Huntsville

Bank Independent and Prince Holdings have opened 225 Holmes Avenue in downtown Huntsville

Guest Column: Washington should block data collection rule to preserve small-business lending

A rule by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will require financial institutions to gather data to report to the agency.

Oakworth Capital seeks to become an iconic brand

Alabama-based Oakworth Capital is expanding its footprint, adding to its clients in 17 states.

Finding the right path in the market madness

Varied advice abounds regarding safeguarding your money. We talk with some financial advisors to get their take on the market.

Financial Planning and Investment Advisory Firms 2023

Ranked by value of assets under management as of December 31, 2022.

UB Community Development allocates $6M for University Charter School

Funds will add a new building on the Livingston University Charter School campus.

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