Tagged: Arkansas Federal Credit Union

Of Banks and the AFCU (Feedback)

Of Banks and the AFCU (Feedback)

OpinionBanking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

The misinformation employed by the Arkansas Bankers Association to exclude Arkansas Federal Credit Union from the bidding process for the Little Rock Technology Park community development project is reprehensible. The ABA put politics above the potential jobs and economic growth of the community, which speaks volumes about its self-serving agenda. read more >

AFCU Withdrawn from Tech Park Package

AFCU Withdrawn from Tech Park Package

WhispersBanking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

Arkansas Federal Credit Union was uninvited from participating in the consortium of lenders providing a $17.5 million financing package for the Little Rock Tech Park at the request of the Arkansas Bankers Association. read more >

Outside Credit Unions Expand in Arkansas

Outside Credit Unions Expand in Arkansas

Banking & Finance

Eleven credit unions chartered outside Arkansas operate branches inside the state. Most are still associated with specific employers — think FedEx Employees Credit Association in Harrison, Eaton Family Credit Union in Searcy and L’Oreal USA Federal Credit Union in North Little Rock — but some are expanding their membership and their branch networks. read more >

Purchases Spur Redevelopment Of Bank Branch Sites

Purchases Spur Redevelopment Of Bank Branch Sites

Banking & Finance

Two competitors recently stepped into the Pulaski County banking market to replace Metropolitan National Bank and National Bank of Arkansas. Even with the redevelopment of four NBA branches, Pulaski County has no shortage of banking locations, with 199 full-service branches operated by more than two dozen lenders. read more >

First Arkansas Bank & Trust Also Absorbing Bank Branches

First Arkansas Bank & Trust Also Absorbing Bank Branches

WhispersBanking & Finance

Larry Wilson, CEO of First Arkansas, confirms his bank's purchase of old Simmons branch in Jacksonville. And he threw in a couple more for good measure: the former Metropolitan branches at the intersection of Highways 321 and 89 in Cabot and at Kiehl and Brockington in Sherwood. read more >