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2014-10-31 23:10:55

FMSI, a leading workforce optimization solution provider for banks and credit unions announced today that its Omnix Performance Analytics and Staff Scheduler™ has helped the $ 250 million Ontario-based Motor City Credit Union (MCCCU) achieve a five percent decrease in their average labor cost per transaction over the past couple of years. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 FMSI, a leading workforce optimization solution provider for banks and credit unions announced today that its...

2014-10-31 08:23:26

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading provider of market research, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce the addition of a new Banking Reports, Ltd report, Ladies' Cards 2014, finding that less than 0.1% of payment card products are designed for women, despite 50% of world's population being female. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132627 This new report analyzes different debit and credit cards that are specifically...

2014-10-30 23:16:18

FMSI, a leading workforce optimization solution provider for banks and credit unions, released today its Low Transaction Volume Branch Study. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 FMSI, a leading workforce optimization solution provider for banks and credit unions, released today its Low Transaction Volume Branch Study. The FMSI Study is based on a compilation of labor and front-line transaction data, built from financial institutions all across North America. This year’s study...

2014-10-30 23:13:49

ForeverGreen’s revolutionary eWallet now available Pleasant Grove, Utah (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ForeverGreen Worldwide Corporation (OTCBB: FVRG), a leading direct marketing company and provider of health-centered products, today announced the availability of its newest online tool, the eWallet, for members. Many of the countries in which ForeverGreen has customers lack a strong banking system or the ability to complete standard credit card transactions. The eWallet, accessible through...

2014-10-30 20:21:14

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE: OMN) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the use of available cash to redeem $50 million of the $250 million outstanding principal amount of OMNOVA's 7.875% Senior Notes due in 2018. The Notes are available to be called as of November 1, 2014, at a price of 103.938%, plus accrued and unpaid interest. OMNOVA also announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of...

2014-10-30 12:32:46

- Agreement makes bank the largest to sign on with Iowa company HOUSTON and DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced an agreement that opens its technology platform to payments innovator Dwolla, allowing customers of the bank to use the Iowa startup's real-time network to make money transfers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155284LOGO The deal makes BBVA Compass the largest bank to partner with Dwolla, a nimble alternative to the...

2014-10-30 12:25:29

MIDVALE, Utah, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Bank, the direct banking subsidiary of Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY), has been named "Best Online Bank" in MONEY® Magazine's annual "The Best Banks in America" (November 2014) feature. This marks the fourth year in a row that Ally Bank has been honored as "Best Online Bank" by MONEY. As a trusted resource for 7.6 million Americans who are actively seeking guidance to help them make smart decisions about what matters most to them,...

2014-10-30 08:30:56

Conference address to focus on economic impact of local businesses LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buzz Points, a leader in connecting local businesses, community financial institutions and consumers through rewards, today announced that Buzz Points CEO Jay Valanju will be a speaker at the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Community Credit Union and Growth Conference. Buzz Points is a free service for credit union members that allows them to earn rewards while...

2014-10-30 08:30:37

Discussion brings together innovators driving successful loyalty programs LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buzz Points, a leader in connecting local businesses, community financial institutions and consumers through rewards, today announced that Buzz Points CEO Jay Valanju will be a panelist at Money 20/20, an industry leading event focused on payments and financial services innovation. Buzz Points is a free service for financial institution customers that allows them to earn...

2014-10-29 23:16:29

New Financial Technology firm takes on traditional banking model with inclusive, low fee and transparent options. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Phil Valvardi, Chief Financial Officer of GlobeOne, a financial technology company set to launch in February, applauds Walmart’s rollout of GoBank, a checking account product, but states products like GoBank barely scratch the surface when it comes to tackling global financial inequality. “Consumers need more powerful financial...


Latest Bank Reference Libraries

Seed bank
2013-07-31 15:37:35

Seed banks are gene pools of seeds from food crops and other rare species. If seeds from the reserves are destroyed, seeds from seed banks can be used to generate new crops. Seed banks are not open to the public as are seed libraries or seed swaps. Maintaining seeds in a seed bank will preserve the seeds during times of natural disasters, disease outbreaks, or even war. SEED DORMANCY Seeds can remain dormant for decades as long as the storage environment remains cool and dry. Seeds that...

Bank Butterflyfish, Chaetodon aya
2012-05-22 10:24:48

The bank Butterflyfish (Chaetodon aya) is a species of butterflyfish found in tropical Atlantic waters. It is uncommon through much of its range, being found only on natural and artificial reefs in Florida, the Gulf of Mexico, and off the Yucatan Peninsula. It is also found north to North Carolina. This silver-white colored fish has yellow on all fins except the pectoral fins. It also has vertical dark bars on its eyes and near the caudal fin. The adult is 5.9 inches in length. This is...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.