The Navy Federal Credit Union will open its newest branch at 6916 Mesa Ridge Parkway, close to Fort Carson. The credit union is set to open Monday, and will serve the 66,500 Department of Defense personnel and their families, according to a press release about the opening. Navy Federal will be housed in a 2,450-square-foot […]
Small businesses will soon have a new weapon in their arsenal – a free, online training curriculum for new and aspiring business owners. Sponsored by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the U.S. Small Business Administration, the program is known as “Money Smart for Small Business.” The training curriculum provides an introduction to day-to-day business […]
The economy is pondering a cumbersome recovery. Inflation is looming like lightning on a 14er at noon in July, and investors want to know what to do. Since the recession and financial crisis, many people have realized that investing and the global economy are far more volatile than they were over the past several decades. […]
There are many things Kirkpatrick Bank could do to grow business, things like change its name or launch a cool marketing strategy. But if they don’t have the right people, it would flop, said Trent Stafford, Kirkpatrick senior vice president. That’s why the Edmond, Okla.-based bank, which has a branch in downtown Colorado Springs, has […]
The cyberspace world and blogs have brought awareness to topics ranging from widgets to world news — and the world of investments is no exception. Here is a list of investment blogs I stumbled upon that had some valuable information, or just gave me a good laugh.
Although we are, arguably, in a recession, the current one differs from the last one. The 2001 recession was caused by over-investment in technology — a business-led recession, said Dr. Tucker Hart Adams, president of The Adams Group Inc. “But consumers just spent their way through it,” she said. The current recession is a “consumer-led recession” — the first in 17 years.
Bank of America’s website is having troubles for the sixth straight day, meaning customers may still have difficulty signing into their accounts. A message on the bank’s homepage Wednesday said that most of the site was working normally, but that customers may experience “occasional delays.” That means customers who do their banking online may have […]
Continuing on a four-year trend, Wells Fargo reported this week that its third-quarter profits were up 13 percent. It may be proof that Wells Fargo’s formula of capitalizing on the mortgage and commercial loan market is working, considering the strategy has provided the bank with double-digit earnings for the last four years. However, changes to […]
“A lot of you are wondering what in the world is going on with the credit crisis and the financial crisis,” said Steve Forbes, chairman and chief executive officer of Forbes Media LLC and editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine. On Monday morning, he spoke to an audience at The Broadmoor for the Torreano Group of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network.
After her first two years at the Rocky Mountain Field Institute — dealing with the worst natural disasters this region has seen — Amber Shanklin now finds herself as RMFI’s acting executive director. Hired as program coordinator in 2012, the 32-year-old Wisconsin native has come to know the Colorado Springs landscape intimately through her conservation […]
Adams Bank and Trust’s parent company, ADBANC Inc., has completed the purchase of the Colorado Springs-based Colorado Online Mortgage. Colorado Online Mortgage was established by Christine Meacham in 1988 under the name of Auer Mortgage.