Banking and Finance

What’s the Big Deal with the Fed Rate Hike?

Three months after the Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate by 0.25 percent, Alabama credit union chiefs are cautiously optimistic that the...

Countdown to Showdown Over Alabama One

The Ides of March could mark the end of a long and bitter feud for control of the Tuscaloosa-based Alabama One Credit Union, ...

Rising Stars of Alabama Banking

Meet 13 emerging leaders in banking, chosen from the standouts of the Alabama Bankers Association’s two programs for talented young bankers — Alabama...

BBVA’s Digital Banking Think Tank

BBVA Compass has recently made several large investments in its banking hub of Birmingham. In 2012, the city was host to a $360...

Charge of the Commercial Lending Troops

Back in 2014, Vince DiChiara says he was ready for a change. After a 42-year career that included time as the business sales...

Alabama’s Top Performing Community Banks

Alabama’s community banks weathered turbulent times during the Great Recession and in its aftermath, with more stringent regulations and oversight, as well...

Main Street Plus Apps

New technologies have revolutionized the way money is used and managed. Rather than making a purchase with cash, check or even plastic, ...

High Risk with Due Diligence

Facebook was smaller than MySpace, with fewer than 10 employees, before angel investors swooped in. Without angel investing Google might not be...

Long Road to Tax Fairness

On the surface, not much has changed in Suite 301 of the Business Center of Alabama building in Montgomery. The office is in...

De Nouveau in the Wealth Niche

In the fall of 2007, on the eve of the worst financial crisis in U.S. history since the Great Depression, a...

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