Agility Bank, one of two women-led groups seeking charters, is looking to open next spring.
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National banks just got the OCC's go-ahead this summer to hold and transfer digital assets like bitcoin for customers, but the Paris-based bank has already vetted the technology needed to do the job.
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Weak loan demand, persistently low yields and the continued struggles of sectors such as hospitality and retail are among the myriad lending challenges facing small regional banks.
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The agency confirmed that loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can continue avoiding debt-to-income limits as the bureau completes a revamp of the Qualified Mortgage standard.
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The Detroit-area credit union is offering consumers within five zip codes free trips to voting sites on Election Day.
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The Ohio company's new effort will commit $25 million in 7(a) loans, along with fee waivers and financial education.
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The Dallas bank has begun encouraging larger borrowers to seek forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program loans first as it holds out for the government to streamline the process for loans below $150,000.
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Mobile phones are only going to become a bigger part of how banks interact with their customers, so several institutions are looking to enhance that experience. They are focusing on better ways of opening accounts, verifying identities, interacting with customers and offering new services and features. Here are some of the improvements announced this year.
November 11
In the age of big data, banks should be king. After all, which industry knows more about people and how they behave than the holders of deposits? But all that data is useless without leaders who know how to effectively analyze it. American Banker recently polled data and analytics chiefs at banks about the trials and tribulations of big data and the art of finding insightful information. Here are some of their responses.
September 6
The era of banks and fintech companies cozying up to each other is in full bloom. Fintechs realize they can better disrupt the industry from within, while banks are looking for partners to help them navigate the digital world. Here's a look at how banks worldwide are buying, investing in and in some cases lending to fintech firms.
August 29