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Banks see a rebound in usage of branches

...branches again. The American Bankers Association hires a marketing firm to survey...preferred method since 2009. The bankers association thinks that a renaissance...ON MORTGAGES: The Mortgage Bankers Association reported that independent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-08-29/banks-see-r
Georgia banks perform well at the start of the year

The Georgia Bankers Association was excited about the first three...David Oliver of the Georgia Bankers Association points out that performance improved...president and CEO of the Georgia Bankers Association. "We like that loan growth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-06-04/georgia-ban
Georgia Bank & Trust has new president, board chairman

...takes on new responsibilities with the American Bankers Association, the bank announced Thursday a new president will...operating officer. Blanton will lead the national bankers association in two years. He serves as the vice chairman and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-24/georgia-bank-trust-has-new
35 percent in US facing debt collectors, study says

...people's income, credit card debt has reached its lowest level in more than a decade, according to the American Bankers Association. People increasingly pay off balances each month. Just 2.44 percent of card accounts are overdue by 30 days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-29/35-percent-us-facing-debt-
US economy, though sluggish, might now be sturdier

...in place," said Jelena Ewart, the general manager of credit cards and banking at Nerd Wallet.The American Bankers Association says card debt as a share of people's income has reached its lowest level in more than a decade. People increasingly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-23/us-economy-though-sluggish
Biz bits

...president and CEO of Augusta-based First Bank of Georgia, has been installed as the 125th chairman of the Georgia Bankers Association."Remer brings a wealth of strong leadership qualities to his new role as GBA chairman," said Joe Bran nen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-19/biz-bits
Bank merger would combine Augusta's First Bank of Georgia with Atlanta financial corporation

...said First Bank President and CEO Remer Brinson III, who also was named in June as chairman of the Georgia Bankers Association.The First Bank of Georgia name will continue to be seen across the area even after the deal is completed. Evans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-24/bank-merger
Georgia banker sees better days ahead

...the holding company for Georgia Bank & Trust, and also a board member for the American Bankers Association. Members of the Georgia Bankers Association were in Washington, D.C., last week to discuss banking issues and meet with Congressional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2013-05-10/georgia-bank
Augusta banker named state banking chairman

...the president and CEO of Augusta-based First Bank of Georgia, has been named the 125th chairman of the Georgia Bankers Association."Remer brings a wealth of strong leadership qualities to his new role as GBA Chairman," said Joe Brannen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-19/augusta-banker-named-state
Business bits

...Year by the Augusta Mortgage Bankers Association.JILL CHURCHILL Award/honor...Year by the Augusta Mortgage Bankers Association.JOHN C. BELL JR. Award...president of the Augusta Mortgage Bankers Association.Details: She is a sale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-01-07/business-bi
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