Banking and Finance

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.

How Small Businesses Can Enter the Sea of Federal Procurement

Alabama small businesses have been relatively slow to take advantage of this SBA program designed to navigate the stream of federal government contracts.

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.

Benchmark Changes in This Year’s Fed Income Taxes

Dr. Kerry Inger, who specializes in financial accounting and corporate taxation in Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business, highlights the most significant changes of "the most significant tax reform since 1986."

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.

Get the latest

Alabama business

news delivered to

your inbox

What's New