A community activist group is calling for the Rutherford County Commission to examine County Attorney Jim Cope's resignation from Pinnacle Financial Partners' board of directors amid alleged insider trading.
Business owners who have a relationship with a business banker have the benefit of an experienced partner to help them meet their business objectives.
Fifth Third Bank has promoted Ryan Walsh to assistant vice president and retail regional manager, company officials announced Tuesday.
Two high-producing mortgage loan officers have been promoted to vice president by First National Bank of McMinnville, company President Pieter van Vurren recently announced.
Bob Gerard has been named the new Rutherford County executive for the Tennessee affiliate of Fifth Third Bank, company officials announced Friday.
Fifth Third Bank recently announced the promotion of two affiliate leaders to the roles of area sales managers for the Tennessee mortgage division.
All charges against a retired accountant accused of mismanaging nearly $1 million in retirement funds have been dismissed following the death of the alleged victim in the case.
Cornerstone Financial Credit Union recently announced that it is accepting applications for its fourth annual $25,000 scholarship fund, supporting college-bound students in Middle Tennessee.
The massive data breach at Target Stores that exposed debit and credit information for millions of shoppers is leading to even more dangers ahead, according to experts.
The mid-Atlantic division of First Tennessee Bank announced Monday it will soon open its first office in the Charleston, S.C., area.
Two retail leaders within the local affiliate of Fifth Third Bank have been promoted, company officials announced Wednesday.
A longtime banker who once worked for Wilson Bank & Trust has rejoined the company as a financial adviser at the Northwest Broad Street location in Murfreesboro.
Tennessee State University President Glenda Baskin Glover has been elected to serve on the board of directors of Pinnacle Financial Partners.
Kara Edgens and Brenetta Taylor have joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as client service center specialists, company officials announced last week.
Six incoming MTSU students have been selected to receive the SouthEast Bank Scholars award for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Fifth Third Bank recently announced the promotion of Dewayne King to vice president and retail regional manager.
Guaranty Trust Company has announced the hiring of Bill Hart and Mark Wilson as wholesale account executives.
MidSouth Bank in Murfreesboro will merge with the Franklin-based Network Inc., the parent company of Franklin Synergy bank, it was announced on Thursday.
A judge has ruled the multimillion dollar lawsuit involving the owners of Coconut Bay Café and Wilson Bank & Trust will go to trial in Rutherford County Circuit Court in Murfreesboro.
Fifth Third Bank recently invested $20,000 to the Urban League of Middle Tennessee’s Social Enterprise Development initiative, according to a press release.
A national human resources consulting firm has named Pinnacle Financial Partners as one of the best workplaces in the country on its 2013 Best Small and Medium Workplaces list, published online this week in Fortune Magazine.
A Federal Reserve that argues it must prop up the economy with massive stimulus does not engender trust in that economy.
Plaintiffs hoping for trial in Wilson Bank case
Janet Norman recently joined First Citizens National Bank’s Franklin Financial Center team as assistant vice president and branch manager, according to a company press release.
MidSouth Bank has promoted three officers in recognition of their ongoing contributions to the bank’s success.
The chief executive officer and vice chairman of First National Bank is retiring, following board approval of his request at a July 9 meeting.
Tennessee residents who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the national mortgage settlement should have received a check in June for approximately $1,480, officials recently announced.
An Oakland High School graduate who has worked nearly a decade in the banking industry has been hired as a customer service representative and loan assistant for the Murfreesboro branch of Southern Community Bank, according to a press release.
A Murfreesboro accountant facing allegations that he posed as an investment adviser to clients is innocent of all charges, according to attorneys who represent him.
Longtime Murfreesboro accountant Ralph H. Turley is facing allegations that he invested funds for clients even though he did not have a valid license in the state of Tennessee.
A longtime escrow veteran has joined Waterstone Title as a closing agent, according to a recent press release.
Fraud allegations resurface in Coconut Bay lawsuit
This month is best known for its showers and innocent pranks of April Fools’ Day, but it has also been named National Financial Literacy month.
A veteran of almost 20 years in mortgage loans and more than 30 years in finance has joined the staff of FNB Mortgage, manager Bill Fuson announced.
Developer awarded $7.5M in fraud lawsuit
A certain tom cat decided that if it was going to live out its nine lives, it would have to change occupations.
Company found liable in fraud lawsuit
Registration is being accepted for the 22nd annual Accounting Alumni Appreciation Day that will be held in May at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.
A Rutherford County jury has awarded nearly $4 million to a local real estate developer who sued Wilson Bank & Trust over allegations that a former executive committed fraud and forgery to the detriment of two companies.
Jurors will resume deliberations this week in the trial over fraud allegations involving the former Rutherford County president of Wilson Bank & Trust in Murfreesboro.
An expert testified Wednesday a local developer benefited financially when Wilson Bank & Trust foreclosed on loans that were allegedly altered by a former bank president.
Larry Roby, of Murfreesboro, has qualified for the exclusive court of the table of the Million Dollar Round Table – the premiere associate of financial professionals.
Last year, Tennessee homeowners received more than $161 million in relief under the national mortgage settlement, according to a progress report released in late February by an independent state monitor.
A local real estate developer is seeking millions of dollars in damages against Wilson Bank & Trust over allegations that a former Rutherford County bank president fraudulently modified loans and forged documents to the detriment of two companies.
FirstBank Mortgage Partners has launched the Next Generation Mortgage Scholarship, giving families in Tennessee the opportunity to receive a $1,000 college scholarship for a child.
Bernard James has joined MidSouth Bank as a mortgage loan originator, the bank announced.
The Board of Directors of CB&S Bank recently appointed new faces to the Murfreesboro local advisory board.
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Executives with Access National Mortgage, which is based in Nashville and Murfreesboro, have announced the recent acquisition and merger with the Mortgage Bank of Legacy Mutual Mortgage.
Eric Parks will head up The Bank of Nashville’s Residential Construction Lending Division, the bank announced last week.
Mortgage rates have reached the highest level since September 2012, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate jumping to 3.67 percent last week, according to analysts.
Approximately 37,000 Tennessee borrowers who lost their home to foreclosure between Jan. 1, 2008, and Dec. 31, 2011, may be eligible to receive a payment under the settlement.
McFarlin Financial Partners has moved to Suite 125 at Belmont Park, located at 745 S. Church St., in Murfreesboro.
Julie Matthews brings 15 years of experience in financial institution operations to her new position as branch operations manager at First National Bank of McMinnville/Murfreesboro.
More than 100 children received meals and gifts Dec. 8 during the annual Special Kids Christmas Party, sponsored by CB&S Bank.
Northwestern Mutual has honored the managing director of its Murfreesboro office with membership into the elite 2012 forum group, which recognizes an outstanding year of helping people achieve financial security.
Clark Cummings, senior vice president and director of risk management at FirstBank, has been reappointed to the position of chairman of the Banking and Financial Services Council for ASIS International.
Steady home sales and an increase in housing permits are proof the state’s overall housing market is recovering, newly released data shows.
FirstBank has repaid the U.S. Department of the Treasury the $50 million it received as part of the Capital Purchase Program, FirstBank President Chris Holmes announced.
Beckie Mason, Jennifer Mathis and Cayce Neal have joined Pinnacle Financial Partners in Rutherford County.
Financial adviser Gabriel Fancher has joined the Raymond James Financial Services Inc. office, located at Southern Community Bank in Murfreesboro.
Megan Bynum has joined the ranks at Financial Services and Solutions Inc. as a licensed insurance agent and wealth adviser, President Jeffrey O. Brown announced.
Local financial advisers Hunter McFarlin and Kevin Williams, of McFarlin Financial Partners announced they have become a member of the Financial Services Institute in Washington, D.C.
Mark Osborn has been selected as the new client account manager at Senior Financial Advisors Inc., according to a company press release.
Southern Bank expands in Smyrna
With just four months remaining until the transition to all-electronic federal benefit payments, more than 100,000 residents in Tennessee have yet to transition from paper checks to direct deposit.
Jeffrey O. Brown, president of Financial Services and Solutions Inc. announced the accomplishments of Client Service Manager Hayley Clagg.
Rutherford County finally experienced a dip in home sales last month – a seasonal decrease that is to be expected during cooler months.
Many in the real estate industry feel that within about eight months the reasonably good lot sites will be substantially gone.
Pieter van Vuuren has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of First National Bank of McMinnville/Murfreesboro, according to a press release.
First National Bank of McMinnville/Murfreesboro is now a financial institution worth more than half of a billion dollars.
Two associates from Miller Loughry Beach Insurance Services will serve on statewide insurance professional organizations for the next year.
A 2012 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University has been hired as a management trainee for the Murfreesboro branch of First National Bank of McMinnville.
Capital One Bank has agreed to pay $12 million to resolve a lawsuit alleging the company violated specialized consumer protections for active-duty military personnel.
Murfreesboro residents will soon have a fresh, healthy dining option with the opening of Pita Pit.
Dollar General is one step closer to building a new store near Camino Real off East Main Street.
Settled into new offices in the heart of Murfreesboro’s signature Gateway business district, FNB Mortgage has added five new staff members.
An 81-year-old Murfreesboro woman is seeking more than $1.5 million in damages against a local certified public accountant for allegedly mismanaging her retirement fund.
Change in banking regs means fees for account holders
Bank deposits made in Rutherford County grew by 10.2 percent over the last year, twice the pace of the state of Tennessee, according to a report recently released by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Representatives from Wilson Bank & Trust judged piggy banks Wednesday at Lascassas Elementary School as part of a statewide campaign to promote the importance of saving money.