It’s no secret that planning a staycation instead of a vacation is a money-saving move. You don’t have to shell out money for plane tickets and a rental car. You can sleep in your own bed rather than book a stay at a hotel or Airbnb. You can avoid the […]

FINANCE Trump’s longtime banker at Deutsche Bank resigns President Trump’s longtime banker at Deutsche Bank, who arranged for the German lender to make hundreds of millions of dollars of loans to his company, is stepping down from the bank. Rosemary Vrablic, a managing director and senior banker in Deutsche Bank’s […]

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY Supplies are dwindling as schools across the Bay Area continue to offer online or in-person instruction during the pandemic. The Fremont Bank Foundation responded to this ongoing crisis by donating nearly $100,000 to five Contra Costa County school districts. Acalanes Union High, Brentwood Elementary, Danville/San Ramon Valley […]

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Federal Reserve Board are seeking comment on a proposed rule that would amend recordkeeping and travel rule regulations under the Bank Secrecy Act, the two agencies said in a joint statement. The two agencies share […]

There’s nothing worse than reviewing your bank statement or hotel bill and seeing that you’ve been hit with unanticipated fees. But getting slammed with hidden fees is now par for the course for many people. Not only is the practice deceptive, but it also makes it difficult for consumers to […]

With the International Air Transport Association predicting that the aviation industry will lose $84.3 billion due to the Covid-19 crisis, airline companies are finding new ways to make what little money they can. That’s notably the case of British Airways, whose parent company IAG recently announced that it was losing […]