The editors of American Banker will honor Luz Lopez Urrutia, president and chief operating officer of El Banco Financial Corp. in Roswell, Georgia with an 2006 Community Banker of the Year Award for Advocacy.
Published in Business Wire on .
Posted: October 20, 2006
Twelve San Francisco-area financial institutions are using debit card-based accounts to encourage the city's un-banked to form banking relationships so they can avoid using pay-day loan stores and check-cashing services that charge high fees.
Published in ATM and Debit News on .
Posted: October 19, 2006
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and Treasurer Jose Cisneros unveiled Thursday the Bank on San Francisco program to encourage 'unbanked'city residents to open a bank account rather than rely on expensive check cashers.
Published in San Francisco Business Times on .
Posted: September 28, 2006
Immigrant demand has staying power in a slowing market because new arrivals tend to be in the lower-priced market, which is less sensitive to rising interest rates
Published in The Houston Chronicle on .
Posted: September 24, 2006
A key focus for Ned Bank in 2006 is its Bank for All strategy, aimed at improving access to financial services for the underserved consumer segment in South Africa.
Published in Card International on .
Posted: September 20, 2006
Western Union CEO Christina Gold becomes the leader of Colorado's First Data Company.
Posted: September 19, 2006
A group of organizers is putting together a management team and raising money to launch what would be a first in North Carolina - a bank focused on building a Latino customer base.
Published in Triangle Business Journal on .
Posted: September 18, 2006
part of a national effort on the part of rap and R&B stars to get people, particularly those in the black community, to think more about banking and how they save and spend money
Published in Atlanta Journal-Constitution on .
Posted: September 16, 2006
Financial institutions are struggling to make inroads into the state's fastest-growing population that spends $3.5 billion in the state each year. To reach Hispanics, banks must earn the trust of illegal immigrants and of those who come from cultures where banking systems ...
Published in The State (South Carolina) on .
Posted: September 15, 2006
The Center for Financial Services Innovation has released "Highlights From the Inaugural Underbanked Finan-cial Services Forum." The paper, written by Katy Jacob, CFSI's research director, discusses the key themes that emerged from the forum, which CFSI co-produced with SourceMedia [The Credit Union ...
Published in Credit Union Journal on .
Posted: September 11, 2006