Square Is Becoming a Bank

http://www.investopedia.com/news/square-becoming-bank/   Payments processing solution company Square, Inc. (SQ) is becoming a bank. The San Francisco-based company, which already lends money to small businesses through its Square Capital unit, has submitted an application to form a wholly owned industrial loan company in Utah. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, the new unit […]

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Savings Bank of Danbury to be featured in documentary

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Savings-Bank-of-Danbury-to-be-featured-in-11953240.php   DANBURY — Savings Bank of Danbury will be the only bank in the Northeast to be featured in an episode of “Behind the Scenes,” a documentary program hosted by James Earl Jones and aired on public television. Savings Bank of Danbury, one of five banks to be featured in the program, was chosen […]

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GCS Credit Union makes large donation to the Amy Center

https://m.riverbender.com/articles/details.cfm?id=23278   Mt. Vernon, IL – GCS Credit Union employees joined together to raise $945.00 in the month of August to benefit The Amy Schulz Child Advocacy Center. The Amy Center is a charitable not-for-profit organization. Services to child abuse victims and family members are provided free of charge at the center. The Amy Center […]

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Bankers get Headaches too! 4 Natural Treatments for Headaches

http://www.drozthegoodlife.com/health-articles/health-conditions/tips/a1946/natural-headache-treatments/ Before reaching for the pill bottle, give these alternatives a try. The best advice for handling a headache might seem to be some variation of “Just drink some water, pop a pill, and deal with it,” but unfortunately it’s not always that easy. The Food and Drug Administration warns that regular use of common […]

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This Grandma Found the Secret to Staying Close to Her Grandkids—Who Live 800 Miles Away

https://www.rd.com/true-stories/inspiring/long-distance-grandma/ When it comes to gadgets and gizmos, this grandma is giving every iPhone-toting millennial a run for their money. Lisa Carpenter felt both overjoyed and heartbroken when one of her daughters announced she was pregnant—but not for the reason you might think. Although she was excited to become a grandmother, her daughter’s family lived more than 800 miles away. […]

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Community bank group sides with Elizabeth Warren, calls for removal of Wells Fargo’s board

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/community-bank-group-sides-with-elizabeth-warren-calls-for-removal-of-wells-fargos-board/article/2633538 Wells Fargo Finds More Fake Accounts The head of an influential industry group for community banks called on federal regulators Wednesday to remove Wells Fargo’s board of directors and senior executives for allowing a massive fake accounts scandal to unfold on their watch.Camden Fine, the head of the influential Independent Community Bankers of America, […]

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Apple Pay picks up 13 more US banks & credit unions

http://appleinsider.com/articles/17/09/05/apple-pay-picks-up-13-more-us-banks-credit-unions Apple on Tuesday updated its U.S. Apple Pay roster with 13 more supporting card issuers, filling in an increasingly tiny number of regional gaps. The additions join a list of hundreds of participating banks and credit unions, most of them based in small sections of the country, a single state, or even just a […]

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COMMUNITY BANK, N.A. SUPPORTS EDUCATION AT MUSEUM

http://www.artintheadirondacks.com/2017/community-bank-n-supports-education-museum/   OGDENSBURG, NY – The Frederic Remington Art Museum recently received a donation from Community Bank, N.A. in support of education at the Eva Caten Remington Education Center. Laura A. Foster, director of the Frederic Remington Art Museum, receives a check from Matthew Honeywell, ​branch manager ​at Community Bank, N.A. ​in Ogdensburg, NY. ​ […]

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LinkedIn’s Latest Feature Could Be A Game-Changer

http://www.business2community.com/linkedin/linkedins-latest-feature-game-changer-01912425 In today’s online marketplace, especially if you are a Business Coach or Consultant, the fastest, easiest and most effective way to win new business on LinkedIn is by getting your face, voice and personality in front of potential prospects. Online video is an ideal way to do this, because it instantly builds the “Know, […]

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How to cope under financial stress

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-to-cope-under-financial-stress-2017-09-07  from NextAvenue.org. Stress caused by financial difficulties can become chronic, especially if the financial difficulties are ongoing. So how do you deal with it? Many people don’t. Money is one of the most difficult subjects for people to talk about. It is also one of the top reasons marriages end in divorce. But there […]

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