I plan on adopting my late grandparents strategy to Christmas gift giving. They were first generation Sicilians, and they always gave the same simple present-money. This plan was partially predicated on necessity-they had 16 grandchildren and very limited funds-and culture.
By Elizabeth Schnitzer, Iron Mountain Consulting Services | November 06, 2002
The current wave of investigation by securities regulators of Wall Street firms regarding e-mail messages may cause financial services firms to scrutinize their e-mail retention policies and practices with a critical eye.
The most recent Gomez SOHO/Micro Banker Scorecard reveals that banks are just starting to roll out online features and services these customers--small business with under $1 million in revenues--demand most.
By Kathleen Khirallah, TowerGroup | October 25, 2002
The early adopters of online banking services in the United States have already chosen their FSIs; Customers that are active users of online banking are more valuable than any other segment of customers.
In wanting to encourage long-term relationships with its retail brokerage customers, Bank of America has very much a 21st-century outlook. Until recently, however, it had to make do with Stone Age tools.
Three new bank branches have opened within a two-block radius of my office in midtown Manhattan. What is interesting is that none of these new branches goes by the name of Citibank or JP Morgan Chase. My new banking neighbors are Commerce Bank, North Fork Bank, and Washington Mutual.