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North Carolina has always had a strong commitment to our nation’s defense. This article discusses defense spending in North Carolina, economic implications of any military conflict, and the broader political and social implications of conflict in Iraq.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 3, Fall 2007, p15-16, por
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A group of bankers representing the North Carolina Bankers Association (NCBA) recently participated in a naval aircraft embarkment off the coast of Cape Lookout. The NCBA delegation spent time aboard the USS Eisenhower, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, one of the largest, most powerful warships in the world. In this article, they discuss their experiences and the economic impact of naval operations in eastern North Carolina.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 3, Fall 2007, p21-22, por
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30269
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government celebrates the former governor, James E. Holshouser, Jr., with the Distinguished Professorship in Public Law and Government endowment. Holshouser served four terms in the North Carolina House of Representatives beginning in 1963. While governor, Holshouser implemented highly regarded economic improvements and education initiatives.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 4, Winter 2007, p13-14, por
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Jim Melvin, the former banker and former mayor of Greensboro, discusses a lawsuit from the late 1980s that brought about the demise of many of the country’s savings institutions. One institution that did not survive was 1st Home Federal of Greensboro. Melvin, and the lawsuit in question, maintain that it was the government’s breach of contract that forced management to split up and sell off the institution.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 3, Fall 2007, p29-30, por
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Congressman Howard Coble represents the sixth district of North Carolina. According to Coble, some of the biggest issues facing North Carolina are public transportation, public safety and infrastructure. With regards to banking, Coble discusses how the transfer of fees, cyber security, executive compensation, and other issues will be addressed in the next General Assembly session.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 3, Fall 2007, p43, por
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Word-of-mouth advertising has been extremely important for Yadkin Valley Bank and has proven to be quite beneficial. The bank is utilizing new technology and products to maintain relationships and increase customer service. Another advantage to the bank is the growing wine industry in the Yadkin Valley, which is bringing in more customers and boosting the economy.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 3, Fall 2007, p37-38, il, por
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The North Carolina Office of the Commissioner of Banks is using regulatory tools to enforce the duties required by law and to raise the level of professional responsibility in the mortgage broker arena. This article discusses the duties of a broker, laws, and mortgage fraud.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 4, Winter 2007, p17, por
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College Foundation of North Carolina representatives advise students to be wary of misleading financial aid offers. They discuss various investment options in the state and North Carolina’s National College Savings Program.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 4, Winter 2007, p9-10, por
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The North Carolina Council on Economic Education continues its core mission promoting economic education and personal financial literacy through a variety of educational programs. New members of the council are working to develop personal financial literacy programs in public schools, as mandated by recent state legislation.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 4, Winter 2007, p19, por
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30272
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Banks across North Carolina are offering or contemplating the possibility of offering remote deposit capture services. This service allows a bank customer to scan checks and transmit those images to their bank for deposit. Legislation passed in 2003 specify how this process should be implemented.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 4, Winter 2007, p21-22, por
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The Hispanic population in North Carolina has the fastest growth rate of any state in the country. Most of these individuals remain unbanked, electing to pursue a cash economy. This article discusses some of the obstacles to serving unbanked Hispanics, and some of the services First Bank has begun to offer.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 4, Winter 2007, p27, por
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North Carolina is home to some of the nation’s most highly regarded military personnel, commands, and installations. As a result of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure, the United States Army Forces Command headquarters and the Army Reserve Command will relocate to Fort Bragg. This will result in additional active duty personnel and economic growth.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 4, Winter 2007, p25-26, por
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Small Business Investment Companies (SBIC) fulfill a critical role in economic development by providing long term debt and equity capital to small businesses. Plexus Capital is one of five active SBICs operating in North Carolina. This article explains the licensing process, regulatory supervision, and the advantages of investing in the SBIC debenture program.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 87 Issue 2, Summer 2008, p19-20
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This article discusses how the North Carolina Bankers Association has adopted a variety of approaches to present their views to the General Assembly. Successful legislative representation has been attributed to the organization members who have political representation within the General Assembly, or who have established grassroots relationships with legislators through the Legislative Contact Committee.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 87 Issue 1, Spring 2008, p17, por
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The North Carolina Film Office is projecting over two-hundred-million dollars in revenue for the 2007 North Carolina film industry. The state has a very competitive tax incentive package, and offers many qualified industry professionals and studios to make it easy for filming to take place. There are about twenty films done every year, and each film brings a lot of money into the state’s economy.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 87 Issue 1, Spring 2008, p13-14, il, por