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30265
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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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30389
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For decades, North Carolina politicians, policy analysts, and interest groups have talked about reforming the state’s antiquated tax code. This article presents different perspectives in the Great Tax Reform Debate of 2013, and discusses challenges in the state economy. Also discussed are recommendations for a form of consumption taxation called the USA Tax, for Unlimited Savings Allowance.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 92 Issue 1, Spring 2013, p23-24, por
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30440
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Thomas G. Walker was appointed United States Attorney General for the Eastern District of North Carolina in 2011. In an interview, Walker discusses his experience overseeing federal criminal and civil matters. He also responds to questions regarding cybersecurity, financial crimes and justice department priorities.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 92 Issue 4, Winter 2013, p10-11, por
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30483
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Morris Plan Banks played a significant role in North Carolina’s banking industry, as well as the United States economy throughout much of the twentieth-century. Although Morris Plan Bank disappeared via a merger in 2002, the bank’s founder, Arthur Morris, left a legacy in banking and consumer credit. This article profiles Morris and how he invested money to develop commercial banks and credit life insurance plans.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 93 Issue 4, Winter 2014, p20-22, por
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30339
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The Bank of America building in downtown Charlotte is an extraordinary monument to modern banking, and also houses a collection of artifacts on the sixtieth floor. The artifacts are antique mechanical toy penny banks made of cast-iron.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 91 Issue 1, Spring 2012, p23-24, il
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30485
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Community Bank Services (CBS) has been in business since 1980, looking for business partnerships that can help benefit North Carolina’s banks and economy. The partnership between CBS and Plexus Capital led to the development of a more efficient model for business operations and capital.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 93 Issue 4, Winter 2014, p37-38, por
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30319
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For the last three years, active military and veterans have come to Ashe County, North Carolina to celebrate a unique military appreciation event. The 2008 Ashe County Armed Forces Tribute recognized all branches of the Armed Forces, and held a live two-way broadcast with military serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. A large Wall of Honor displays the photos and biographies of individual military histories.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 87 Issue 4, Winter 2008, p7-8, il, por
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30380
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Ponzi schemes are the country’s most prevalent type of investor fraud. The essence of the Ponzi scheme is new investors pay off old investors at high rates of return, which then attracts new investors, and the cycle continues and grows until it collapses on itself or is discovered. This article discusses cases of Ponzi schemes in North Carolina and bank procedures for addressing fraud.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 91 Issue 4, Winter 2012, p26-29, por
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30451
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Durham Hillside is the first high school in North Carolina to open a school bank training center. The student-run center offers mentor opportunities and help with financial literacy, money management skills, and career training.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 93 Issue 1, Spring 2014, p19-20, por
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30365
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In 2011, the North Carolina General Assembly Session established the Joint Legislative Study Commission on the Modernization of North Carolina’s Banking Laws. The result of this process includes legislation proposing to make substantial changes to the North Carolina Banking Commission, and to derivative transactions by state-chartered banks.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 91 Issue 2, Summer 2012, p12-14, por
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30401
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There are significant forces of change occurring that will have great implications on the banking business in North Carolina and across the nation. This article discusses regulations of the financial industry, such as the Dodd-Frank Act, and the impacts on banking.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 92 Issue 2, Summer 2013, p52-55, il, por
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30415
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When a borrower files for bankruptcy, the federal Bankruptcy Code usually stays automatically all collection actions against the borrower during the bankruptcy unless a creditor obtains relief from the stay. This article discusses North Carolina bankruptcy law, the unusual circumstances of extending the stay, and procedures for preserving the security.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 92 Issue 3, Fall 2013, p57-58, por
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30367
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In North Carolina, consumers choose a financial institution based on rates and fees, personal relationships, and location. The most commonly used financial services in the state are checking and savings accounts and many households have both. Maps of demographics, population density and bank locations show banking activity trends across North Carolina.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 91 Issue 2, Summer 2012, p37-39, por, map
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30478
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North Carolina has a new strategic plan for more efficient, disciplined and effective economic activity. The plan was developed to attract and retain employers offering twenty-first century jobs and opportunities to its citizens through practical and realistic initiatives. One major aspect of the plan is the North Carolina Partnership for Prosperity.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 93 Issue 3, Fall 2014, p62-63, por
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The Community Bank Services Board of Directors recently approved the endorsement of a new partner, Decision Dynamics, Inc. Governor Pat McCrory signed legislation into law that establishes the Electronic Lien and Title Program, implemented by the Division of Motor Vehicles. North Carolina banks and other lenders must enroll in the program to apply for liens on vehicle titles.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 92 Issue 4, Winter 2013, p43, por