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Why It's a Bad Idea to Mingle Small-Business and Personal Banking
Small-business Banking

Why It's a Bad Idea to Mingle Small-Business and Personal Banking

You think opening separate accounts for your new business is a hassle? Just wait until you do your taxes or try getting a loan without a business credit history.
Jay DesMarteau
How the First Artist Bank Is Catering to Creatives
Ready To Launch

How the First Artist Bank Is Catering to Creatives

The new bank and app are proving that artistry and finance are not mutually exclusive.
This One Stat Will Make You Never Want to Use an ATM Again
Security

This One Stat Will Make You Never Want to Use an ATM Again

Debit-card security compromises at ATMs were up this year -- by a lot.
Daniel Roberts
New York Just Issued Its First-Ever Bitcoin Banking License
Bitcoin

New York Just Issued Its First-Ever Bitcoin Banking License

The groundbreaking license granted to cryptocurrency exchange itBit signifies a momentous stride forward in the race to legitimize the fledgling digital currency.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Small Businesses Are Turning to Online Lenders
Lending

Why Small Businesses Are Turning to Online Lenders

Online lenders are attractive because business owners know time, not money, is their most precious resource.
Scott Shane
How the Decline in Community Banks Hurts Small Business
Community Banks

How the Decline in Community Banks Hurts Small Business

Dodd-Frank has weakened community banks, a lifeline for many small businesses.
Scott Shane
Waze Co-Founder Says New Startup Is the 'Robin Hood of Wall Street Fees'
Finances

Waze Co-Founder Says New Startup Is the 'Robin Hood of Wall Street Fees'

Uri Levine's new company strives to put money back into the hands of investors and consumers.
Matthew J. Belvedere
Looking for Funding? Look Local.
Funding

Looking for Funding? Look Local.

Experts explain the opportunities available to startups looking to their communities to help grow their business.
Linda Lacina
Time for a Bank Loan? What Lenders Are Looking For in Small-Business Owners.
Ready To Launch

Time for a Bank Loan? What Lenders Are Looking For in Small-Business Owners.

A lending expert offers tips on how small-business owners can become bankable.
Ami Kassar
Why Rates of Entrepreneurship Remain Depressed
Entrepreneurship

Why Rates of Entrepreneurship Remain Depressed

Because of a range of factors, those looking for a rebound in entrepreneurship have a long wait.
Scott Shane
Lessons From a Family Business 5 Generations Strong
Family Businesses

Lessons From a Family Business 5 Generations Strong

An Idaho banker reflects on the values that have passed, along with the bank, from parent to child for more than a century.
Daphne Mallory
This Is Good News for the Banking Industry
Banking

This Is Good News for the Banking Industry

After falling to record lows, a new positive attitude toward the banking industry is great news due to the effects on consumer decisions.
Protect Yourself: Turn On This Security Feature in Your Mobile Banking App
National Small Business Week

Protect Yourself: Turn On This Security Feature in Your Mobile Banking App

Sure, mobile banking apps let you track your cash on the go, but they can also help you protect it, too. Here's how. It's easier than you might think.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Innovation at the Competition's Expense
Innovation

Innovation at the Competition's Expense

Some nimble companies choose to adopt an improvement after rivals have worked out the bugs.
Jesse Torres