posted: 09/25/2016 2:21 a.m.
Most banks are considered to be efficient if they operate with an efficiency ratio of 50 percent, said Randy Dennis, president of Little Rock bank consulting firm DD&F Consulting Group.
posted: 09/24/2016 4:10 a.m.
CARTI in Little Rock has hired a Baltimore consultant to help it address serious financial problems, the facility's top executive said Friday.
posted: 09/24/2016 2:14 a.m.
Allied Bank of Mulberry, which had been in financial trouble since 2012 when it was sanctioned by the Federal Reserve, was closed Friday by the Arkansas State Bank Department.
posted: 09/21/2016 2:13 a.m.
Arkansas' unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.9 percent in August, the fifth straight month it has been below 4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday.
posted: 09/18/2016 2:25 a.m.
Jean Chatzky, the longtime financial editor for NBC's Today Show and a personal finance editor for 25 years, wrote the handbook Money Rules: The Simple Path to Lifelong Security in 2012.
posted: 09/17/2016 1:50 a.m.
Apartment vacancies in Pulaski County dropped to 7.4 percent in the second quarter, down from 8.1 percent in the second quarter last year, according to The Multifamily Group, which follows the Pulaski County apartment market.
updated: 09/16/2016 4:18 a.m.
Arkansas' median household income was the second-lowest in the country last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey released Thursday.
posted: 09/14/2016 5:45 a.m.
The Little Rock metropolitan area had the 15th highest increase in single family home rental rates in the country in the second quarter, according to a firm that tracks the housing industry.
posted: 09/13/2016 5:45 a.m.
John Rogers, the former photo archivist from North Little Rock, faces a felony wire fraud charge brought Friday by the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.
posted: 09/10/2016 1:49 a.m.
The success of landing Chinese firm Sun Paper's $1 billion pulp mill near Arkadelphia in April has helped Arkansas line up other international business prospects, executives with the state's economic development commission said Friday.
posted: 09/09/2016 2:17 a.m.
Two researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and two from the National Center for Toxicological Research were added Thursday to a growing list of scientists aligned with the Arkansas Research Alliance.
posted: 09/03/2016 2:16 a.m.
Home sales in Arkansas were flat in July compared with July 2015, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Friday.
posted: 08/30/2016 5:45 a.m.
Entergy Services Inc., an Entergy Corp. subsidiary, violated its contract with software company Allen Systems Group Inc. by allowing access to its software by unauthorized companies, Allen Systems said last week.
posted: 08/27/2016 1:45 a.m.
Credit unions in Arkansas were among the country's fastest-growing in first mortgage originations, according to an analysis of almost 6,000 credit unions through June.
posted: 08/25/2016 5:45 a.m.
A subsidiary of Entergy Corp. threatened in a lawsuit filed this month that almost half a million Entergy customers would be unable to access their online bills next month unless it could prevent the detonation of a software "time bomb."