Credit union to acquire seven TCF branches in Arizona


Alaska USA Federal Credit Union will nearly double its operations in Phoenix after it buys the locations.


Arizona ballot effort reframes payday lending debate


Over the last decade, American voters have proved remarkably receptive to bans on high-cost consumer loans. Next year, a proposed ballot measure in a traditionally red state trending purple will offer a test case for the durability of that consensus.


Group behind Arizona de novo files with FDIC year after getting state approval


Scottsdale Community Bank's organizers took advantage of a state law letting them raise capital months before seeking deposit insurance.


Organizers file to form Arizona de novo with underbanked focus


Verdigris Bank would also rely heavily on technology as part of its business plan.


Western Alliance's president resigns


The Phoenix company did not provide a reason why James Haught, who was also chief operating officer, left.


What’s fueling Citizens’ westward expansion


The Providence, R.I., bank recently installed a new regional head in California to oversee a commercial banking expansion into five western states. The bank says it’s trying to craft a successful growth strategy while reassuring investors it isn’t overreaching.


Glacier to significantly increase scale in Arizona with State Bank deal


The Montana will pay $135 million for a bank with 10 branches in seven Arizona markets.


Another state creates tech sandbox as federal agencies tread warily


Utah this week became the third state to let companies test cutting-edge financial products without fear of violating licensing and other regulations.


Credit union-bank merger wave reaches Arizona


Arizona Federal Credit Union said its deal to buy Pinnacle Bank is the first of its kind in the Grand Canyon State.


Trump immigration crackdown hurting small banks on border


Heightened regulatory scrutiny and a slowdown in commerce have raised concerns about the viability of doing business along the U.S. Mexico border.