Banking & Finance


Berry Bishop Faces Pressure from Feds for Prison Time
Berry Bishop’s defunct Alliance Insurance Group of Arkadelphia reported $2.9 million in gross revenue in 2017. It filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in May 2018.

Berry Bishop Faces Pressure from Feds for Prison Time

by Arkansas Business Staff – 1 month ago

Berry Bishop, the Hot Springs insurance agent who also had offices in Prescott and Arkadelphia, is scheduled to be sentenced in U.S. District Court in Hot Springs on Friday morning.

Fed Cuts Rates for 3rd Time This Year

Fed Cuts Rates for 3rd Time This Year
1 month ago

The Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for the third time this year to try to sustain the economic expansion in the face of global threats. But it hinted that it won't likely cut again this year.


Little Rock Club Looks at 50

Little Rock Club Looks at 50 This article is available only in print.

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodCover Story

In celebrating its history, the Little Rock Club is looking to ensure its future, and that future must embrace diversity, young people and families. read more >

New Generations Bank Coming to Bentonville

New Generations Bank Coming to Bentonville

Banking & Finance

Generations Bank of Rogers is adding to its Benton County presence with a planned branch at 600 SW 41st St. in Bentonville. The full-service office represents No. 10 for the $524 million-asset lender. read more >

Judge Tosses Homeowner's $1.1M Insurance Claim

Judge Tosses Homeowner's $1.1M Insurance Claim

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

A federal judge recently sided with an insurance company against a Crawford County man who said he had amassed nearly $600,000 worth of furnishings in less than five years between bankruptcy and a catastrophic house fire. read more >

Writing Hits Wall at NanoMech

Writing Hits Wall at NanoMech

Banking & FinanceLegalTechnology & Telecom

NanoMech Inc. attracted about $11 million in financial support from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission between 2008 and 2014. But after that mix of tax credits, grants tied to job creation, loans and direct investment, the public well dried up for the Springdale maker of industrial lubricants. read more >

A Bitcoin ATM Company With Little Rock Roots

A Bitcoin ATM Company With Little Rock Roots

Banking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

Coinsource of Fort Worth sells bitcoins through nearly 400 special ATM kiosks at gas stations and convenience stores across the country, including two in the Little Rock area and another in Fayetteville. read more >

Clintons Focus on Economic Inequality at Little Rock Conference

Clintons Focus on Economic Inequality at Little Rock Conference

Banking & Finance

Former President Bill Clinton said efforts to increase access to credit and financial assistance in underserved areas can help bridge America's partisan divide, as he and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, hosted a daylong summit focused on economic inequality. read more >

AFCU Adds Sherwood to Expansion

AFCU Adds Sherwood to Expansion

WhispersBanking & Finance

Arkansas Federal Credit Union recently acquired a former Twin City Bank location in Sherwood for $535,000 from JWJ Investments LLC of North Little Rock, led by Steven Jenkins. read more >

Rewarding Failure (Editorial)

Rewarding Failure (Editorial)

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From Wells Fargo to the Razorbacks, severance packages are getting heavy for those given the heave-ho. read more >