Leland bank introduces video teller machines
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:06pm.

videoOne bank in Leland is taking technology to another level. It is replacing some in-person bank tellers with ones via video. While it might seem less personal, users say it's just the opposite.

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First Federal banks changing name this summer
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/19/2014 - 1:45pm.

video Customers of First Federal will see their bank change names this summer. The bank has branches in Wilmington, Leland, Hampstead and Sunset Beach.

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Judge OKs $410M settlement in Bank of America overdraft fee case
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/07/2011 - 4:46pm.

A federal judge in Miami has approved a $410 million settlement in a lawsuit claiming Bank of America charged excessive overdraft fees.

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Bank economists see slow growth in NC economy
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 06/15/2011 - 6:07am.

A bank economist says North Carolina's economy is slowly recovering from the Great Recession.

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Cooperative Bank reopening as First Bank
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 5:08am.

videoFor the second time this year, a Wilmington-based bank has failed. The state Bank Commissioner Friday closed Cooperative Bank.

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Smooth transition as First Federal takes over Cape Fear Bank
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/13/2009 - 5:11pm.

videoCustomers said they weren't sure what to expect when they heard Cape Fear Bank would be no more, but the familiar faces they saw at the First Federal Banks pleasantly surprised them.

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First Federal to take over Cape Fear Bank
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 04/12/2009 - 7:59am.

videoA Wilmington based bank is the twenty-second US bank to close it's doors in 2009. On Monday, First Federal Bank will take over all eight of the Cape Fear Bank branches.

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Other options for obtaining a loan
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/03/2008 - 4:20pm.

videoThe current state of the economy has banks tightening up their restrictions on issuing loans. This means it may be more difficult for you to get a loan, but do not give up there are other ways.

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Wachovia: housing downturn far from over
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/12/2008 - 2:24pm.

The chief risk officer at Wachovia says the downturn in the nation's housing market is far from over. Don Truslow told analysts on a Deutsche Bank Securities conference call today that it feels like the downturn has a ways to go.

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Bank of America, 5 other lenders offer broader mortgage plan
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/12/2008 - 9:50am.

Bank of America and five other major lenders are widening their effort to help borrowers and let overdue homeowners suspend foreclosures for 30 days while more affordable loans are worked out.

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