| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There are fewer military boots on the ground overseas, but here at home there have been major campaigns in the housing market this year directed at veterans.
Not only has the Department of Veterans Affairs' VA home-loan program gained significant market...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:20 PM
MONTVERDE — Construction crews have returned for the first time in seven years to Bella Collina, the country-club community that owners describe as the face of both the real-estate boom and bust.
Builders at the 1,800-acre development have started...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:55 AM
Bank customers were seeing green Thursday, and not the green one would expect in a bank.
An armed robber sporting a green hooded jacket walked into the SunTrust Bank, 1900 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd., at 2:25 p.m., showed a weapon and demanded money...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:25 AM
By Allstate Corp. standards, it's small — $602 million in annual premiums for a property and casualty insurer that last year generated almost $30 billion selling mostly auto and home coverage to consumers.
But premiums of the Northbrook-based...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Despite an uptick in the growth of community banks, Central Florida's biggest banks have regained their stride in leading the race for customer deposits, new regulatory figures show.
The big three of Central Florida banking — SunTrust, Bank of...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:16 PM
The Lighthouse of Broward, a nonprofit serving the blind and visually impaired in Broward County, will host its signature "Dining in the Dark" gala Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, located at 2301 SE 17th St. in Fort Lauderdale....
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Paul Girello doesn't have to buy flood insurance anymore.
The Pembroke Pines resident recently received a letter from his mortgage lender confirming his home is no longer in a high-risk flood zone and, as a result, flood insurance coverage is no...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Bank of America Corp. said Friday it has named veteran Merrill Lynch executive Steven Alch as the top market executive in Orlando.
Alch replaces John Moskos, the banking giant's Orlando chief since 2007, who has retired. Alch has been head of BofA's...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:02 AM
Joe Russoniello, a co-founder of Everywhere, a small business platform and consumer mobile application — and a co-founder and president and CEO of the Deerfield Beach-based marketing and branding firm Brand Tango — recently...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:39 PM
$50,000: Bank service charges
York County is scheduled to spend $50,000 this year on bank service charges. The $50,000 pays for five separate entities to have bank accounts at SunTrust Bank, said Deborah Robinson, the treasurer of York County. Those...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Bythella V. Johnson lost so much — about $3,000 — on slot machines during a recent trip to Atlantic City with her husband, Gary, to celebrate their 46th wedding anniversary that he threatened to cut the trip short if she didn't ease up.