Maria Aspan

National Editor

Maria Aspan is the national editor at American Banker, directing coverage and reporting on large banks and industry strategy. She was previously the consumer finance editor at American Banker, and before that had been a banking and credit cards reporter at Reuters. She got her start in journalism working for The New York Times in Paris and New York, where she wrote frequently about media, advertising and technology.

Recent Stories From this Author

Why Banks Still Struggle with Big Data
May 21, 2014 Bankers, technology executives and other experts weigh in on why financial companies are struggling to deploy the massive...

State Courts Join Widening Debt-Collection Crackdown
May 8, 2014 Top judges are jumping into the massive regulatory overhaul of the way that banks and third parties sue borrowers over unpaid...

Bank CEOs Advocate for Gay Rights Abroad 'Behind the Scenes'
May 2, 2014 Banks have made major progress when it comes to promoting gay and lesbian equality at home. Now they are trying to solve their...

Top New York Judge Toughens Debt-Collection Lawsuit Rules
April 30, 2014 New York state Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman proposed tighter rules on Wednesday to govern how banks and debt collectors sue...

Wells Fargo Ramps Up Secured Card Lending, Readies Affluent Push
April 29, 2014 Wells Fargo's credit card business is slowly growing, especially among students and lower-income borrowers. But now it's about...

Wells Fargo Credit Cards Chief Anderson on Diversity, Mentors and Recruiting
April 29, 2014 Beverly Anderson, a veteran banker in charge of Wells Fargo's new credit card push, shares her advice for how banks can pull...

JPMorgan's 1Q Slump Shows Just How Little Fun Banking Is Now
April 11, 2014 The country's biggest bank reported a 19% drop in net income for the first quarter, highlighting how much the lackluster...

Citi Promotes Howle to Head U.S. Retail Bank
April 10, 2014 William Howle, a longtime lieutenant of departing consumer and commercial bank chief Cece Stewart, had been running Citi's...

15 Reasons Bankers Are Struggling to Innovate
April 8, 2014 Cost concerns, regulations and restrictions on working with vendors are a few of the reasons bankers are having a tough time...

Wells Shuffles Execs: Sloan to Run Wholesale, Shrewsberry Named CFO
April 1, 2014 Wells Fargo is in succession-planning mode. CEO John Stumpf is moving CFO Tim Sloan, widely considered to be one of his...

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