When Gilda Nogueira’s family immigrated to the United States, East Cambridge Savings Bank in Cambridge, Massachusetts, helped them land on their feet and begin their new life in America. Today, Nogueira pays this opportunity forward through community banking as president and CEO of ECSB.
Browsing: Community engagement
Bankers and CDFIs partner with nonprofits to keep childcare businesses open—especially for America’s vulnerable essential workers.
The American Bankers Association Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission today released a new infographic highlighting the problem of government imposter scams.
COVID-19 forced traditional bank financial education classroom presentations online. Tips from financial literacy experts for delivering learning and value through video-conferenced lessons.
Alabama businessman Cecil Batchelor marks half a century as chairman of CB&S Bank, which he remains committed to keeping independent.
Southern Bancorp’s high-touch focus on pairing in-depth financial counseling with a Bank On-certified checkless checking account to help reach the unbanked in the Delta.
The ABA Banking Journal Podcast continues a pre-Thanksgiving tradition by interviewing the winners of ABA’s 2020 Community Commitment Awards. These stories present the perfect inspiration as we prepare for the season of thanks and giving.
A community bank finds multiple ways to build relationships across a diverse region.
For many small businesses, whose owners spend on consumer credit cards and put up personal assets as collateral, the distinction between retail and business banking is blurry. Detra Miller, a veteran of M&T Bank’s retail side, noticed this when working with female and non-white entrepreneurs.
After a long career as a commercial banker in St. Louis, more than a decade ago Alex Fennoy joined Midwest BankCentre. He helped transform the community bank into one that has won awards—including a 2019 ABA Foundation Community Commitment Award—for its responsiveness to local needs.