| May 4, 2014
| 3:13 PM
A week after she signed up for a new online-payment service from TD Bank, Linda Asencio emailed money to a niece for her birthday. She used it again a few days later to pay money she owed her mother.
"It was really simple," said Asencio, 40, manager...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Fairwinds Credit Union's online banking turned into an on-again, off-again system for more than a month recently, frustrating customers for hours at a time as they tried to access their accounts and conduct transactions.
"Down again? What is going on...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Central Florida's financial institutions are jockeying for position in what could be the banking industry's most competitive year yet since the end of the Great Recession.
With many businesses investing in expansion, consumer confidence strengthening...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Winter Park Memorial Hospital officials had their dukes up, on the defensive.
On the line, a caller with an ominous question: “What are you doing at the hospital to my son?" Rather than a straight jab, the caller threw a curve: "My son came home...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Street's Jim Cramer was asked Monday about Twitter.
He called the money-losing social media high flier a “love stock.”
If that's the case, the honeymoon may soon be over.
Twitter shares fell sharply Monday after a...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:06 PM
More than seven years after former boy-band promoter Lou Pearlman's empire collapsed, victims of one of the biggest financial scams in Florida history will soon be getting some of their money back — but it's literally just pennies on the dollar....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:17 PM
In Central Florida's latest money-in-the-bank score card, an Orlando bank run by a father-and-son team has surged into first place among the locally based community banks, regulatory figures show.
Fast-growing Old Florida National Bank, headquartered in...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
We all have different needs when it comes to banking services. Fortunately, we have many more options now than we did even a few years ago, thanks to such innovations as online banking. True, many regional and national banks have been absorbed by larger...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Pennsylvania-based F.N.B. Corp. announced Tuesday that it plans to open a regional headquarters in downtown Baltimore as it expands in Maryland.
First National Bank, F.N.B.'s largest subsidiary, plans to open the headquarters and a branch at 300 E....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:37 AM
A "person of interest" in the Thursday morning robbery of a Gloucester bank is in custody, with a spokesman for the Gloucester Sheriff's Office saying charges are expected to be forthcoming.
The suspect was arrested on unrelated criminal charges...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Wedding date: Feb. 9, 2013
Her story: Dana Perzynski, 28, grew up in Columbia. She is an associate planner with Ayers Saint Gross, an architectural and planning firm in Baltimore. Her mother, Karen Kurzawa, is a commercial interior representative; her...