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Say No to Predatory-Driven Risky Loans

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While Arizona recovers from an economic crisis rooted in predatory lending practices, a bill before the legislature proposes another round of risky loans not too far removed from the horrific payday-lending loans now mostly a good-riddance memory. HB 2526 would increase interest rates and fees on consumer loans of $3,000 up to 36% and double… Read More →

NB|AZ Hires New Wealth Advisor

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National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced Robert Wagner as a new wealth advisor at its Gainey Ranch Wealth Center. Wagner brings numerous years of financial planning, business development and strategic planning experience to his new position at NB|AZ. As a NB|AZ wealth advisor, Wagner will be responsible for developing high net-worth investment management relationships by… Read More →

Enterprise Ranked in Top 10% of Community Banks

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Enterprise Bank & Trust, the banking subsidiary of Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ: EFSC) has been ranked in the top 10 percent of U.S. community banks by Raymond James & Associates, a leading investment banking and financial advisory firm. Enterprise was recognized in the second annual Raymond James Community Bankers Cup awards, which identified the… Read More →

Wiest launches AZ Dental Bank

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Candace Hunter Wiest, president & CEO of West Valley Bancorp., Inc. announced the launch of AZ Dental Bank. This specialty group of WVNB premiered at the Western Regional Dental Convention in Phoenix this week. According to Wiest, “Our Bank has a significant number of shareholders and Directors in the medical and dental industries. They believe… Read More →

Free Workshop for Business Leaders

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Business owners interested in selling their business is the April topic at Enterprise University’s educational learning program on Thursday, April 10 at the Phoenix Country Club. Enterprise University, a free program offered by Enterprise Bank & Trust, will feature partner James D. Colyer of True North Companies to discuss “Options for Selling a Business and… Read More →

Enterprise Univ. examines Social Media, Personnel

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Enterprise Bank & Trust, focused on the financial needs of privately-held businesses, their owner families, executives and professionals, announces its spring 2014 Enterprise University course schedule providing free educational seminars on a variety of relevant topics for business owners and their leadership. “We’ve received outstanding feedback from Enterprise University participants the last two years and… Read More →

How to shop for a business bank

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Finally, after what feels like a decade of financial woe, Arizona businesses are on the uptick again. And not only businesses, it seems, but banks, too. So, with numerous local, regional and national banks in the area to choose from, how should one best go about choosing a bank for their business in this brave… Read More →

New look for AERO Federal Credit Union

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AERO Federal Credit Union has unveiled their new logo and brand image for the organization. The new look will support the institution’s anticipated growth trend. “AERO’s history has been a part of the aerospace industry for many years. With the evolution of the organization the strategic direction has changed so updating the brand was only… Read More →

NB|AZ Hosts Open House at New Wealth Center

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National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced the opening of its new Camelback Wealth Center, which strengthens its commitment to the community and clients around the Camelback Corridor. The existing branch location at 4040 East Camelback Road was remodeled into the new wealth center, which blends executive banking and private banking under one roof. The wealth… Read More →

Enterprise announces free spring seminar schedule

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Enterprise Bank & Trust, focused on the financial needs of privately-held businesses, their owner families, executives and professionals, announces its spring 2014 Enterprise University course schedule providing free educational seminars on a variety of relevant topics for business owners and their leadership. “We’ve received outstanding feedback from Enterprise University participants the last two years and… Read More →

Wells Fargo Names Armstrong Business Banking Manager

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Wells Fargo today announced that Keri Armstrong has been named Business Banking manager overseeing Wells Fargo Business Banking in the Mesa and Yuma and Arizona Agricultural Banking. Todd Gerber, Area Business Banking manager for Arizona announced the appointment. “As the nation’s leading business lender, Wells Fargo is committed to satisfying all of the financial services… Read More →

Finance tips for Arizona’s young married couples

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According to a survey conducted by The American Institute of CPAs, financial matters are among one of the largest issues creating conflict among young American couples. Financial values need to be addressed between young couples, before and after they say their vows. So, when discussing a dream vacation and envisioning the perfect home, why not… Read More →

NB|AZ Announces Opening of Camelback Wealth Center

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National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced the opening of its new Camelback Wealth Center, which strengthens its commitment to the community and clients around the Camelback Corridor. The existing branch location at 4040 East Camelback Road was remodeled into the new wealth center, which blends executive banking and private banking under one roof. As one… Read More →

Chase Spurs Small Businesses, Affordable Housing

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The JPMorgan Chase Foundation (NYSE: JPM) announced a $6 million grant to NALCAB—National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders—for a multi-market pilot project focused on job creation, affordable housing, and small business lending in predominantly Latino communities. The three-year initiative is being led by NALCAB, as the lead applicant and convener for the project. Partners… Read More →