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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400PNC Bank can track its beginnings to traditional banks dating as far back as the 1800s. Its foundation goes back to the very beginning of commercial banking with institutions as the Pittsburgh National Corporation (established as Pittsburgh Trust and Savings Company in 1852, making it the oldest bank in Pittsburgh) and Provident National Corporation (going back to the mid-19th century).
Mon, 26 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Combined with internet commercialization and a boom in the use and ownership of computers, laptops and smart phones, the banking industry has gone out of their way to take advantage of this technology while incorporating their banking services simultaneously. Gone are the days of sending your payments in the mail where there is a chance it could possibly get lost or arrive late because of unforeseen delays in the delivery.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400There are many businesses offering various kinds of customer services which ranges from personal up to though not restricted to phone transaction. With the growth of commercialized internet and electronic transactions, most companies are beginning to take advantage of this system to provide customer service.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Regions Financial Corporation is considered the 22nd largest bank in the United States and the 10th largest U.S. based bank with over $137 billion in assets. It provides retail and commercial banking, trust, securities brokerage, mortgage and insurance products and services. Regions Bank is its banking subsidiary and has around 2,000 branches with more than 2,400 automatic teller machines spread out across 16 states in the South, Midwest and Texas.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400HSBC, referred to as world's local bank, is a global leader in banking and financial services. According to Forbes magazine, it is the second-largest banking and financial services group and second-largest public company with respect to composite measures as of 2011. It has approximately 7,500 offices in 87 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. HSBC is a universal bank that has got four divisions or lines of service: private, commercial, investment and retail banking. Additionally, it offers a variety of financial products which include credit/debit cards, loans, insurance and the like.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400The Canadian banking industry is on the list of strongest industries in Canada. It creates wealth for Canadians by serving as a medium between borrowers, investors and businessmen. According to the Canadian Bankers Association, banks across Canada paid over $7.6 billion in taxes to the Canadian government and approximately $9 billion globally as of 2005. The Canadian banking industry continues to advance regardless of the present economic turmoil.
Fri, 22 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400In today's economic climate, it is not unusual for people to find themselves in financial situations that may not be of their own making. Banks have fallen, businesses have laid people off, mortgage lenders have foreclosed, and people have had to adjust their lifestyles to meet the challenges of the current economy.
Fri, 20 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400In the course of living of the population, there exist significant elements needed for basic sustenance in their survival interest namely the necessities of food, clothing, and shelter. These elements are significant elements necessary for w healthy lifestyle and well-being for the sustainable growth and development of the people.
Fri, 30 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400The United Kingdom has almost two million Muslims. The British Muslim population is using more and more 'Islamic' banking. The government encourages the industry to integrate Muslims into the banking system and attract petro-dollars from the Gulf. In London, any Muslim can open a Shariah (Islamic law) Account. The United Kingdom was the first European country to allow the opening of Islamic banks. Islamic finance is growing in the world at high speed, especially in the United Kingdom. The British authorities are not strangers to this evolution.
Thu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400International investment banking is an issue that many people have to be aware of these days. After all, there are so many different people that own their own businesses and in many cases these people need to have offshore accounts. An offshore bank account is not one that is used only for crime, which is what you may think as this is how the media has basically portrayed it over the years. Instead, an offshore bank account can be a very handy thing. Generally speaking, any bank account that is opened up outside of one's native country can be considered as an offshore bank account.
Tue, 25 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400As more and more products and services are impacted by the convenience and increasing security of the Internet, more and more consumers are taking advantage of all types of online banking services. Online personal banking, once the province of a few "connected" early adopters, is now one of the most-used conveniences banks can offer their customers. In fact, even the smallest banks and credit unions now offer online account access.
Sun, 25 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400If you want to get started with personal banking, for instance you need to open an account or want to start some investments, of course you are going to want to figure out where the best personal banking services are. Fortunately there are a few different companies that are available for this, so you will not even have to worry about getting personal banking software.
Sat, 17 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400Obviously there is no surefire way to determine what bank is perfect. Many have different perks such as low mortgage rates and high interest rates and low user fees. Often times if one bank has a positive aspect that you might find irresistible they will have another element that may be less desirable. What is the best bank for you when you are understanding how to manage money? Let's find out.
Fri, 16 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400Over recent years, many Australians have concentrated on reducing their debt rather than trying to increase their savings. However, with the economic situation beginning to improve, people are once again starting to consider saving once again. With such a wide choice of products on offer it can be difficult to choose the right account for your needs.
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500If you have bad credit, then banking and using financial products can be hard. However, there are ways that you can bank with bad credit and still get the features that you want. Also, if you have good credit there are some actions you can take that will easily ruin your credit score and reduce your ability to get the deals that you want. Here is some advice on banking with bad credit, and how to make sure your credit rating isn't affected by your banking decisions.
Tue, 16 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Offshore investment accounts refer to the investment strategies that capitalize on investment opportunities located outside the country of residence of the investment client. The offshore investment accounts offer many financial and legal benefits to the client.
Wed, 03 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500In the present, money has become one of the most important necessities for the society mainly because of its significance being the primary tool for market acquisition used by each individual to purchase products and services for their needs. Being the primary mode and basis for economic value, it is important for each individual in the society to have a reliable measure for managing their financial issues and concern with the additional option of increasing interest for their investment.
Tue, 02 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500There are many benefits to banking through a company that will allow you twenty four hour access to your money. You just never know when you are going to need to make large transactions and having international offshore banking will allow you to do just that. With banking in such a manner, there is pretty much nothing out there that you will not be able to do.
Tue, 02 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Many people each year use offshore banking services to allocate their money. There are a number of reasons why they do it which can all appear very lucrative. So some people might wonder why everyone does not take advantage of offshore banking services. The only answer that makes sense is that offshore banking is not meant for everyone.
Fri, 29 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500When it comes to banking, most people like to make sure that they are comfortable with the bank that they go with because they are handing over their hard earned money with trust in that particular company. No one wants to hand over all of their money to a place that they are not familiar with or that they feel they are not able to trust.
Fri, 29 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500An investment bank ranking is pretty obvious in terms of what it is - it is the ranking of an investment bank. Obviously to understand what an investment bank ranking is, you will need to learn more about an investment bank and what it has to offer. Of course when you go to do business with an investment bank you are only going to want to deal with the very best, which is why this is so important.
Thu, 28 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500When it comes to dealing with banks, a lot of people find that they are fearful of being able to use their money how they what when they want it. Most of the time though, people just really need to focus on what the banks can actually do for them because there are a lot of benefits to banking with different banks that you could be taking advantage of.
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Many banking customers are discovering the increased convenience, ease, and security of online banking services. Even some business banking services are now being offered online, as technology continues to advance and as consumers become more and more comfortable with the idea and practice of online banking. Services include bill payment, check writing and mailing, funds transfer, balance inquiries, and others.
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Are you interested in international private banking but not sure how to get started? International private banking is certainly more complicated and a newer idea altogether compared to regular banking services, and so you should certainly not feel like you are the only one with questions about it.
Thu, 21 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500No matter what purpose you are going through online investment banking for, there are a few things that you are going to want to be aware of. You can use online investment banking for both personal and business banking, or one or the other, whatever you need.