Bank Locally

Bank Locally

I recently had a poor customer service experience with one of the largest banks in the United States, Capital One Bank. It took more than three weeks for them to add me to a business banking account—when it would only take 5 – 7 business days to open a brand new...
Impact Investing – What Does It Mean?

Impact Investing – What Does It Mean?

I recently attended an “Impact Investing” conference in Menlo Park. In typical Silicon Valley style, it was hosted at an upscale startup incubator; had the requisite number of Stanford graduates; and had no shortage of people that strive to make a...

Apple Pay Anyone?

Does anyone pay (no pun intended) much attention to Apple Pay anymore? I began using the service on my iPhone 6 shortly after it debuted in October, 2014. So I have been a user for well over 2 years, but I must say my use is not very steady and is sometimes forced,...