| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:56 PM
There may be 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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Bank holding company BB&T Corp. will expand its presence in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic with a $2.5 billion deal to buy Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. announced Wednesday.
The takeover would make BB&T the fifth-largest bank in Maryland, while extending...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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 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
| 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 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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:51 PM
SunTrust Banks Inc. is shuttering its fraud-response call center group in Orlando and shedding more than 100 jobs, the bank confirmed Wednesday.
Atlanta-based SunTrust, the largest bank in Central Florida, handed out pink slips to 105 employees on...
| 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.