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PNC Becomes ‘Official Bank of Nascar’

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – PNC Bank signed a five-year agreement Friday with Nascar that introduces PNC as the “official bank of Nascar” and “official wealth management partner of Nascar.” The agreement is PNC’s first with a sports league and provides PNC promotional rights around retail, corporate and private banking across the country and U.S. military […]

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – PNC Bank signed a five-year agreement Friday with Nascar that introduces PNC as the “official bank of Nascar" and “official wealth management partner of Nascar." The agreement is PNC's first with a sports league and provides PNC promotional rights around retail, corporate and private banking across...

Farmers Earns Raymond James Bankers Cup

CANFIELD, Ohio — Farmers National Banc Corp., the parent of Farmers National Bank, has received the 2017 Raymond James Community Bankers Cup. The Bankers Cup is a competitive award, Farmers noted in announcing the award. In making its determination, Raymond James, a financial services company with 7,500 advisers in more than 3,000 offices, scrutinized every […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- Farmers National Banc Corp., the parent of Farmers National Bank, has received the 2017 Raymond James Community Bankers Cup. The Bankers Cup is a competitive award, Farmers noted in announcing the award. In making its determination, Raymond James, a financial services company with 7,500 advisers in more...

Home Savings Expands Mortgage Lending into Kentucky

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank is expanding its mortgage lending services into Kentucky. Sales manager Diane Hance will lead a team of mortgage lenders in the area, the bank said.. “Our expansion into Kentucky is due to several factors,” said Tad Kuhn, regional sales manager of Home Savings Bank. “The mortgage lending opportunity in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank is expanding its mortgage lending services into Kentucky. Sales manager Diane Hance will lead a team of mortgage lenders in the area, the bank said.. "Our expansion into Kentucky is due to several factors,” said Tad Kuhn, regional sales manager of Home Savings Bank....

Execs’ Optimism about Economy at Post-Recession High

NEW YORK– Business executives’ optimism about the U.S. economy continues to soar but is tempered somewhat by growing inflation concerns, according to the first-quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey, which polls CEOs, CFOs, controllers and CPAs who hold executive and senior management accounting roles. Seventy-nine percent of business executives said they were upbeat about prospects for […]

NEW YORK– Business executives’ optimism about the U.S. economy continues to soar but is tempered somewhat by growing inflation concerns, according to the first-quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey, which polls CEOs, CFOs, controllers and CPAs who hold executive and senior management accounting roles. Seventy-nine percent of business executives said they...

FNB to Build New Charlotte Region Headquarters

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – F.N.B. Corp., holding company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, announced Tuesday that it will build a new 31-story headquarters for its Charlotte, N.C., region. The project is being developed by Dominion Realty Partners. F.N.B. will occupy more than 30,000 square feet of office space with additional options to expand. It will […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – F.N.B. Corp., holding company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, announced Tuesday that it will build a new 31-story headquarters for its Charlotte, N.C., region. The project is being developed by Dominion Realty Partners. F.N.B. will occupy more than 30,000 square feet of office space with additional...

Valley Auto Sales Drop for Third Straight Month

Valley Auto Sales Decline 2.6% in May

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Car sales across the Mahoning Valley were down last month, according to the latest data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association, as 3,922 new and used vehicles were sold, a drop of 7.8%. It marked the third straight month local sales fell. “For the first time in recent memory, we registered […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Car sales across the Mahoning Valley were down last month, according to the latest data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association, as 3,922 new and used vehicles were sold, a drop of 7.8%. It marked the third straight month local sales fell. “For the first time...

Mobile Banking Apps Require More Security

Mobile Business Banking Apps Require More Security

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The director of treasury management at First National Bank in Hermitage, Mark Sullivan, has seen a dramatic shift in business banking customers’ use of electronic systems to remit and accept payments. And while checks are not obsolete, their use is waning. “The movement is strongly in favor of that,” Sullivan says. “Of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The director of treasury management at First National Bank in Hermitage, Mark Sullivan, has seen a dramatic shift in business banking customers’ use of electronic systems to remit and accept payments. And while checks are not obsolete, their use is waning. “The movement is strongly in favor...

Home Savings Opens Mortgage Loan Office in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI – Home Savings Bank is opening a mortgage loan office in Cincinnati to be staffed by four professionals led by sales manager Diane Hance who recently joined the company. “As part of the Home Savings team, these four mortgage professionals — Diane Hance, Scott Baker, Chris Johnsen and Gail Tucker — will offer local […]

CINCINNATI – Home Savings Bank is opening a mortgage loan office in Cincinnati to be staffed by four professionals led by sales manager Diane Hance who recently joined the company. “As part of the Home Savings team, these four mortgage professionals -- Diane Hance, Scott Baker, Chris Johnsen and Gail...

717 Expands Business Services as Loan Portfolio Grows

In 2017, Seven Seventeen Credit Union’s commercial loan portfolio grew to $24 million

WARREN, Ohio — While working on a home remodeling project 10 years ago, David Clark found the materials he needed at big-box stores were too expensive. Clark, who has experience in retail, knew he could buy the same brand-name materials for less at store closeouts, liquidation sales, overstock sales and auctions. With this idea, he […]

WARREN, Ohio -- While working on a home remodeling project 10 years ago, David Clark found the materials he needed at big-box stores were too expensive. Clark, who has experience in retail, knew he could buy the same brand-name materials for less at store closeouts, liquidation sales, overstock sales and...

Cruze Sales Fall Again as Automakers Post Drops

Valley Auto Sales Decline 2.6% in May

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Auto sales continued to lag behind last year’s figures in February as all three American manufacturers posted declines in their monthly sales reports. General Motors’ total sales were down 6.9% to 220,905 while retail sales – those to individual customers – fell 10.5% to 168,971. The company’s top brand, Chevrolet, reported 149,605 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Auto sales continued to lag behind last year’s figures in February as all three American manufacturers posted declines in their monthly sales reports. General Motors’ total sales were down 6.9% to 220,905 while retail sales – those to individual customers – fell 10.5% to 168,971. The company’s...