Banking and Finance

The Small Business Role of Credit Unions

Credit unions have never been larger or made as much money as they did in 2016. According to the National Credit Union Administration,...

Expert Market Impressions

University of South Alabama’s Joshua Foster teamed with other researchers to study the effects of narcissism...

Bank Giant Grows in Alabama

Birmingham native Brooks Emory has worked to expand the commercial banking effort for Bank of America...

Regulatory Rollback Candidates?

Capital requirements set by the Dodd-Frank Act — overseen by the Federal Reserve — could be lowered for mid-sized banks, if...

Market Share Growth Leaders

“Our customers appreciate our technology tools and the availability of our bankers, ” says Tom Broughton,...

Investors Beware

Back in 2010, Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc., a securities underwriting firm, began selling $39 million in bonds on behalf of...

An Ownership Transition Option Rediscovered

Founded in 1982, Huntsville-based Gleason Research Associates Inc. has built a specialized niche as a defense contractor in missile systems and engineering services....

Strategies for Long-Term Health Care

Benjamin Franklin said nothing is certain except death and taxes. The extended epigram almost could have been: Nothing is certain except death, taxes...

Frontier Days on Main Street

To Alabama’s community banks, Jesse James and his gang would be a minor annoyance compared to the obstacles and issues the banks face...

Jim Rogers’ Vision

It’s true that Demopolis-reared Jim Rogers  has been around the block — like, about a bazillion times. The 73-year-old Rogers left Alabama’s...

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