U.S. Bancorp is extending a kind, warm invitation to the many baby boomers who aren’t financially ready for retirement. In June, the bank rolled out a prototype Retirement Planning Center in Minneapolis, where the bank is based. The office is a soft-edged facility that looks nothing like a bank and aims to ease some of the financial complexity and emotional discomfort surrounding retirement.
This Veterans Day, U.S. Bank said it has hired 2,300 veterans nationwide, surpassing its military hiring goal for 2012. “U.S. Bank is firmly committed to employing and supporting veterans, active-duty service members and their families,” said Richard Davis, chairman, president and CEO of U.S. Bancorp, parent company of U.S. Bank. “Veterans bring valuable leadership skills […]
In order to reduce mailing and printing costs, the Colorado Department of Revenue will no longer mail income tax booklets to tax payers. The move comes as more taxpayers are filing electronically, and in past years, the department mailed booklets only to taxpayers who have not made the switch to electronic filing. Taxpayers still have […]
Pikes Peak National Bank will operate under the close scrutiny of federal regulators for at least the next three years as it battles a rising tide of delinquent loans. The Colorado Springs-based bank, which has three branches, has been under a consent order issued by the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency since […]
“Don’t pull the covers over your head,” Kurt Kofford told business owners during a Recession Readiness Assessment seminar at BiggsKofford PC. Being realistic about what’s happening in the current marketplace is an important element of business preparedness. “For some business owners, it will be a matter of surviving,” Kofford said. “But for others it will be about thriving.”
As a fourth-generation native, Sarah Harris is dedicated to the success of Colorado Springs and its downtown core. Harris joined the Downtown Partnership last month in a newly created position as development manager, helping local professionals succeed in the marketplace. Before returning from Denver, where she graduated from the University of Denver, Harris worked in […]
I was talking to a friend the other day about the story in this week’s paper about whether American’s are saving enough for retirement when he started bragging about how he will be a millionaire by the time he is 55 because of his investment portfolio. The goal of becoming a millionaire is a growing starry-eyed dream of many people in America. It has motivated quiz shows and rock songs lyrics. Like the Barenaked Ladies’ sang, “If I had a million dollars, I’d be rich.”