When Apple Pay was announced at a highly-choreographed launch event in September, industry analysts and experts declared that the mobile payment system had a shot at doing what other digital wallets have so far failed to do: Dethrone plastic credit and debit cards as shoppers’ default way of making a purchase.
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Nevada small-businesses owners are more optimistic about the local economy than the national economy, a Nevada State Bank survey shows.
One Nevada Credit Union on Wednesday reported its second consecutive profitable year, as the state’s largest credit union continued to strengthen its balance sheet despite a sluggish economy.
Talmer Bancorp Inc., the company that recently acquired Bank of Las Vegas, now plans to become a public company.
As a private banker, Lee Pullan works with many high-net-worth individuals. Day to day, he manages existing clients, works on new credit requests and develops business across a product line that includes deposits, credits and investments.
Credit card issuers J.P. Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo and American Express won’t allow gamblers to use their credit or debit cards to deposit money into online gaming accounts. That goes for both online poker and sports betting in Nevada.
Southern Nevadans who shopped at Target during a credit and debit card data breach should be receiving new cards from their banks or credit unions.
With demand for their modestly priced classic cars growing, Michael Nicholl, owner of Classic & Collectable Cars Las Vegas, needed to find a new home large enough to display his eclectic inventory.
The Federal Savings Bank, a privately-held bank based in Chicago, has expanded into Las Vegas with the opening of its 11th loan production office nationwide.
There is good news for the Las Vegas economy, as the region is finally showing some moderate signs of life with balance sheets stabilizing and consumer confidence on the rise.
TMC Financing, a San Francisco-based certified development company, took a calculated risk six years ago and moved beyond its nine-county Bay Area region to set up shop in Las Vegas.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will accept complaints from consumers about payday loan products.
The Small Business Administration’s stable of lending products has played a crucial role in giving local and regional community bankers opportunities to fund real estate deals or the expansion of local businesses during the economic recovery.
Some of the largest U.S. banks are lobbying against a proposed rule to increase the capital they hold against potential losses that would put them at a disadvantage against non-U.S. banks facing easier requirements.
One Nevada Credit Union on Wednesday posted net income for the first nine months of the year that topped $5 million as the Las Vegas-based credit union continues to set aside less for potential loan losses.
More companies in Las Vegas — including Starbucks, Wendy’s, Chipotle, Darden restaurants and MGM Resorts International — are offering their employees the option of being paid with payroll debit cards that are automatically loaded with money each pay period.
President Barack Obama’s nomination of Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve appears headed toward a relatively easy confirmation, said a veteran bank executive who worked with the former business professor for almost four years.
Meadows Bank on Thursday posted third-quarter net income of $1.06 million, compared with $1.1 million in the same period last year.
Plaza Bank on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings that jumped 62 percent year-over-year.
While consumers at all income levels face challenges resulting from the continued roll out of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare, wealthier Nevadans are expected to experience some unique effects.
Zions Bancorp, parent of Nevada State Bank, on Monday posted third-quarter earnings that easily surpassed analyst expectations, as its loan portfolio expanded modestly amid consumer cautiousness.
There’s no denying that there are fewer community banks in Southern Nevada today than before the recession. Several of the survivors still operate under the watchful eye of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and have changed their executive teams.
A recent spike in interest rates has caused a decline in refinancing activity, a drop-off that has curtailed a two-year refinancing wave that started in 2011 and led to the nation’s largest banks shedding thousands of mortgage jobs.