Banking

News and Articles About Banking

Looking for Funding? Look Local.
Straight Talk

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.
Entrepreneur Bank Search

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
Blockchain.info CEO: This Is Why You Shouldn't Fear Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Blockchain.info CEO: This Is Why You Shouldn't Fear Bitcoin

Know before you go. Nic Cary explains what Bitcoin is, how it works and what it can do for you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Looking For Capital? Don't Forget About the Little Bank That Could.
Finance

Looking For Capital? Don't Forget About the Little Bank That Could.

A new report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation shows that, despite massive banking industry consolidation, there are more community banks in the U.S. now than there were 30 years ago.
Catherine Clifford
This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming
Security

This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming

Google Ventures-backed ThreatStream has developed a real-time intel-sharing system that lets institutions detect and fight against cyber threats.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why the Postal Service Getting Into Banking Is the Worst Idea Ever
Growth Strategies

Why the Postal Service Getting Into Banking Is the Worst Idea Ever

In a misguided attempt to help the lowest income rung, the USPS is being floated as America's next bank. That won't help anyone.
Ray Hennessey
Why Business and Personal Funds Should Be Separate
Finance

Why Business and Personal Funds Should Be Separate

Attorney Nina Kaufman explains why mixing your money can lead to legal issues.
Nina Kaufman
What Technologies Banks Should Be Using to Keep Your Money Safe
Growth Strategies

What Technologies Banks Should Be Using to Keep Your Money Safe

A look at security-related banking tools that guard your business from fraud.
Riva Richmond
Big Banks Make Online Payments Easier for Business Owners
Finance

Big Banks Make Online Payments Easier for Business Owners

Here's a look at the range online business-banking tools from the major U.S. banks.
Jonathan Blum