Banking & Finance



Four to Join Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Four to Join Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Banking & FinanceArkansas Business Hall of Fame

Four business leaders who have made contributions to the banking, construction, publishing and real estate industries will be inducted into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame on Feb. 7 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. read more >

Parham Pointe Apartments Purchased for $15.1M

Parham Pointe Apartments Purchased for $15.1M This article is available only in print.

WhispersBanking & FinanceHealth Care

An apartment project, medical office building, workforce center and bank branch-office building all in Little Rock combine with a grocery store in Damascus to form this week's five-piece group of million-dollar transactions. read more >

AFCU Expands in Saline County

AFCU Expands in Saline County

Banking & Finance

Jacksonville's Arkansas Federal Credit Union acquired a former Summit Bank location in Benton for $1.3 million from Southern Marine LLC, led by Ricky Willis. read more >

Poverty Rate in the U.S. Drops; Arkansas Stands at 17.2%

Poverty Rate in the U.S. Drops; Arkansas Stands at 17.2%

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The poverty rate in the United States dropped last year to 13.1%, down from 13.4% in 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau reported late last month. It was the fifth straight annual drop, according to American Community Survey estimates. read more >

A Movement to Save the Future (Commentary)

A Movement to Save the Future (Commentary)

OpinionBanking & Finance

Action must be taken now to ensure long-term economic security for women. That is why organizations such as the Women's Foundation of Arkansas, Southern Bancorp Community Partners, Southern Bancorp Bank and others are promoting Save10. read more >

A Divided Fed Cuts Key Rate for 2nd Time This Year

A Divided Fed Cuts Key Rate for 2nd Time This Year

Banking & Finance

A sharply divided Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for a second time this year while saying it's prepared to continue doing what it deems necessary to sustain the U.S. economic expansion. read more >