Banking & Finance Archive

Rickenbach To Offer Low Risk Status for No Prison at Wednesday Sentencing

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

His testimony failed to convict his former co-workers, but Gary Rickenbach is still hoping to avoid prison time for his admitted role in a fraudulent loan made by One Bank & Trust when he was its senior executive vice president.

Tanya James Moves to VP Role at Arvest (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Tanya James has been promoted to vice president, private banking adviser at Arvest Bank in Little Rock.

Former Disney Artist Brings Magic to Rogers PR Firm (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

David Kersey, a former Disney digital artist, has been hired as a senior creative director at inVeritas in Rogers. Kersey will lead creative projects throughout the country while serving in the northwest Arkansas office.

A-State's Patricia Robertson Recognized by JBPW (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Patricia Robertson, associate professor of business law at the College of Business at Arkansas State University, has been selected as Woman of the Year by the Jonesboro Business & Professional Women.

St. Louis District Economy Growing Modestly

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2016 03:51 pm

Contacts in the Fed's St. Louis District, which includes all of Arkansas and parts of six other states, said economic conditions have modestly improved.

SPONSORED: Roots Run Deep at Landmark K. Hall & Sons

by 11/29/2016 08:09 am

On any given day, K. Hall & Sons Produce buzzes with a steady stream of vehicles and pedestrians as greetings and banter fly around the deli counter, in the grocery aisles and at the registers.

Delta Regional Authority, Governor Announce $26M in Investments

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 04:36 pm

The Delta Regional Authority, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and their federal and local partners announced Monday nearly $26 million in new investments that will create or retain an estimated 650 jobs.

SPONSORED: Tis' The Season To Be A Great Accountant

by 11/28/2016 09:18 am

Find the drive to be an accountable professional as tax time begins.

Foreclosure Surprised Regions Building Owners

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

An attorney for the owners of the 30-story Regions Center in downtown Little Rock said recently that he had no indication that a foreclosure lawsuit was being filed against the property.

Gateway Bank Gearing Up for Growth

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Gateway Bank, formerly know as the Bank of Rison, is in the process of raising $3 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

Truth in Lending (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Black Friday isn't what it used to be, but the arrival of the spending season prompts concern about a looming threat to Arkansas consumers: the return of the illegal loan sharks euphemistically known as payday lenders.

Americans Trust CPAs (Jerry Spratt Commentary)

by Jerry Spratt 11/28/2016 12:00 am

CPAs working in business are responsible for the accurate recording of financial accounting transactions in the United States.

Mean Wage in Arkansas $62K for Accountants and Auditors

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

The number of accountants and auditors in the United States totaled 1.2 million in May 2015, and their annual mean wage was $75,280, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jacksonville Mobile Home Park Draws $2.6M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/28/2016 12:00 am

A group of out-of-state investors acquired Pine Meadow Mobile Home Park at 3000 John Harden Drive from Mas Verde Mobile Home Estates Inc., led by Bryan Keathley.

John Curreri Named Regional Manager at Bank of Arkansas Mortgage (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Curreri will direct the growth and development of the Arkansas region for the division of BOKF, a national bank based in Tulsa.

Rainwater Holt & Sexton Add Two to Legal Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Kirby McDonald and Seth Hyder have been hired as associate attorneys at Rainwater Holt & Sexton in Little Rock.

Business Equipment: Leases vs. Loans (Marcus Guinn Expert Advice)

by Marcus Guinn 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Small-business owners often bring their consumer mindset to running their businesses, particularly in the early years of owning. In many regards this mindset is helpful, but it can also hinder progress when it comes to the idea of leasing.

Survey: Arkansas Consumers Planning Large Purchases

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/22/2016 09:00 am

Arkansas consumers made large household purchases in the past six months and expect to make more, according to the third installment of the fall 2016 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey.

InVeritas Hires State Commissioner of Revenues

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 01:24 pm

InVeritas of Little Rock announced Monday that State Commissioner of Revenues Tim Leathers would join them as vice president of consulting on Jan. 1.

Speculation Brimming Over Potential Sale of Acxiom Building

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 12:00 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff could be buying the Acxiom Corp. building in downtown Little Rock.