Startups offer banking for smartphone users

...of your hand.Startups, such as Moven and Simple, offer banking that's designed specifically for smartphones, enabling users...loans or a credit card need to look elsewhere.But no-frills banking is enough for some.John Carr opened a Simple account in 2012...

Small businesses are healthier and applying for more loans, Capital One executive says

...reinvesting in their businesses and that's translating into a rebound in loan demand, says Gohman, the head of small business banking at the McLean, Va.-based bank, but there's still caution out there. When it comes to reinvesting, many small business...

On The Move

...assistantEmployer: EDTSWork experience: She has more than 10 years of experience in office administration and customer support in the banking and insurance industries. DR. STILIANOS KOUNTAKISNew job title: Chairman of otolaryngologyEmployer: Medical College of...

Alibaba seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion in IPO record

...January-through-March quarter.Alibaba is often compared with Ebay and PayPal, but its interests are much wider. They include banking, maps, cloud computing, an online music service, and TV and film production.It operates Taobao, Alibaba's biggest...

Banks see a rebound in usage of branches

...Association hires a marketing firm to survey people on their banking habits. No surprise that the Internet is still the most preferred...the Internet users (ahem, I'd be one of those.) Online banking has been the most preferred method since 2009. The bankers...

Business news

...fastest pace since 2007.The data issued Thurs day by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. showed a robust picture as the banking industry continues to recover from the financial crisis that struck six years ago. The improving economy has brought greater...

Americans improve to 4-0 in FIBA World Cup with rout of Dominicans

...points of the half, making a pair of free throws after he was clobbered intentionally on a breakaway by Edward Santana, then banking in a jumper that make it 56-41.A 25-point third quarter was followed by 25 more in the fourth, capped by a series of...

Augusta banker named state banking chairman

...Bankers Committee and Public Affairs Committee.Brinson has been in banking since 1982, when he started working for Georgia Railroad Bank...He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1982 and Georgia Banking School in 1989.

Choking businesses

...difficult for businesses to retain and receive banking services.As with the IRS targeting scandal...regulator, attorney and board member."Once banking services are cut off to these state-licensed...amid complaints from businesses whose banking ties were severed after federal regulators...

On the Move

...years of experience in the mortgage banking industry. FRAN JONES New job title...He has 25 years of experience in the banking services industry. CHARLES THOMPSON...than 34 years of experience in the banking services industry.