Banking & Finance



Arkansas Business Seeks Nominations for '20 In Their 20s'

Arkansas Business Seeks Nominations for '20 In Their 20s'

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Arkansas Business is accepting nominations for its annual "20 In Their 20s" class of young professionals who are making a difference in their companies, organizations and communities. read more >

BancorpSouth to Acquire Cadence Bank

BancorpSouth to Acquire Cadence Bank

Banking & Finance

BancorpSouth Bank of Tupelo, Mississippi, is acquiring Cadence Bank N.A. of Houston in an all-stock deal that will create a regional bank, branded as Cadence Bank, with more than $40 billion assets. read more >

Pig Farmer Accused of Hogging Loan Proceeds

Pig Farmer Accused of Hogging Loan Proceeds

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

Arvest Bank accuses a Fulton County pig farmer of submitting false financial statements to obtain millions of dollars in loans to raise pigs, instead using the money for other debts. read more >

Single-Family Residential Construction Soars

Single-Family Residential Construction Soars

Banking & Finance

The residential construction market in the Little Rock area boomed last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, with the number of new single-family housing units permitted hitting their highest level since 2007, at more than 1,500. read more >

Home Solar Gets Lender

Home Solar Gets Lender

WhispersBanking & Finance

Loanpal made headlines last month with its plan for a 100-employee operation in Bentonville, but the sustainable home improvement lender's arrival is a “big deal” for a reason nobody reported at the time. read more >

First National Bank Buys Bank Branch

First National Bank Buys Bank Branch

WhispersBanking & Finance

A west Little Rock bank bank branch-office building is sold while a new spec warehouse project takes shape and land for an apartments project approaches its acquisition date. read more >

SPONSORED: 4 Ways to Keep Branches Relevant

SPONSORED: 4 Ways to Keep Branches Relevant

Banking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

Even after the pandemic, banks and credit unions will need to offer multiple service-delivery options to stay competitive, and many will determine that brick-and-mortar is an important part of the mix. read more >