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Wells Fargo opens new Glendale location

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Wells Fargo will open its newest Arizona location ­– a 2,529-square-foot community banking store at 6525 Happy Valley Rd. on February 8.  A grand opening celebration is planned in March. “We’re very pleased to bring Wells Fargo’s financial services to this convenient new location serving the Glendale community,” said Trushna Patel, store manager. “We’re looking forward… Read More →

Tiffany & Bosco Names Fischbach as Shareholder

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The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. announced that attorney William M. Fischbach III has been named as a Shareholder.  Fischbach concentrates his practice in commercial and civil litigation with an emphasis in real estate, banking, contract disputes, and personal injury. He brings over 13 years of leadership experience at the local, state, federal, and… Read More →

Tiffany & Bosco Names Fischbach as Shareholder

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The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. announced that attorney William M. Fischbach III has been named as a Shareholder.  Fischbach concentrates his practice in commercial and civil litigation with an emphasis in real estate, banking, contract disputes, and personal injury. He brings over 13 years of leadership experience at the local, state, federal, and… Read More →

AzBA Brings Regulatory Burden to Sinema

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by in Banking | Business News

Seldom will you find a Member of Congress spending his or her few days out of session at a community bank.  That’s just where freshman U.S. Representative Kyrsten Sinema spent Wednesday afternoon. “It’s our job in Congress to strike the appropriate balance between a secure banking industry and adequate access to capital for families and… Read More →

31 Phoenix Greenberg Traurig attorneys earn honors

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The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP with 50 Arizona-based attorneys, has 22 attorneys on the 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers list, an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. In addition, the publication also named nine Greenberg Traurig attorneys as Southwest Rising Stars. “We are extremely proud of this independent… Read More →

USAA CEO Named Executive of the Year

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Hiring and helping our veterans is as important today as it’s been at any other time in history. USAA’s chief executive officer will discuss how to assist veterans as they transition to civilian life when he’s honored for his achievements on April 25. Ret. Maj. Gen. Josue “Joe” Robles served for 28 years in the… Read More →

2013 Top Lawyers list: Banking

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by in Featured | Legal | Lists

Az Business magazine’s 2013 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from 16 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were put on a ballot and were voted on by their peers in the legal community and the readers of Az Business magazine to… Read More →

Bankers: Don’t try to time the market

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by in Banking | Featured | Real Estate

Timing is everything. But when it comes to buying a house, Valley banking leaders says it’s best not to rely too much on timing. “Potential buyers who are still on the sidelines waiting for housing prices to decline further may see themselves priced out of the market if interest rates rise,” says Carl Streicher, regional… Read More →

Bankers: Don't try to time the market

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by in Banking | Featured | Real Estate

Timing is everything. But when it comes to buying a house, Valley banking leaders says it’s best not to rely too much on timing. “Potential buyers who are still on the sidelines waiting for housing prices to decline further may see themselves priced out of the market if interest rates rise,” says Carl Streicher, regional… Read More →

Are Arizona banks lending?

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by in Banking | Business News | Economy

Are they or aren’t they? Banks can only stay in business by making loans, not turning away customers who want to borrow money. So why does the public believe that banks aren’t lending? “The truth of the matter is that when things were really bad a few years ago, banks weren’t lending,” said Robert Sarver,… Read More →

Arizona Ranks 50th for Average Savings Balances

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With the economy widely tipped to be a determining factor in this year’s election, Pitney Bowes Software today released new data that shows a decline in consumers’ average savings balances in four out of nine battleground states. Average savings account balances for the full year 2011 fell in absolute terms in four swing states –… Read More →

National Bank of Arizona Hires New Business Banking Manager

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by in Business News | Economy | Finance | Small Biz

National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced the hire of new business banking manager, Ward Hickey. Hickey has more than 25 years of experience in the Arizona banking industry, specializing in entrepreneurship, business development and small business administration (SBA) lending. “I am thrilled to join the NB|AZ team,” Hickey said. “I’m looking forward to expanding the… Read More →

UMB opens Scottsdale banking center

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by in Business News | Economy | Finance

UMB Bank Arizona, a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF) announced the opening of a new full-service banking center in Scottsdale. Positioned in Kierland Commons, the new UMB Bank is located at 16210 North Scottsdale Road. In addition to full-service consumer banking, the Scottsdale location will include private banking, investment and wealth management services… Read More →

National Bank of Arizona adds medical banking services

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National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announces the addition of premium, specialized banking services specifically for physicians, to accommodate the bank’s growing niche of medical banking clients. This specialty and expansion will be led by seasoned NB|AZ banker, Suzy Powell, and recent hire, Paula Wichterman. The new specialty provides an opportunity for local medical professionals to… Read More →