Carolina Premier Bank

Relationship banking takes a robotic spin—in a good way By Michael Blankenheim Carolina Premier Bank, based out of Charlotte, N.C., has opened its first out-of-market branch in Washington, D.C. Doing business as Premara Bank, the uber high-tech branch, located in a high-traffic location near the White House, added a chatty roaming robot to its front-line […]

Ready to Fly?

Consumer restlessness over megabank fees could be rising, again By Michael J. Blankenheim In a potential reprise of post-Wall Street crisis fury, consumer ire appears to be rising again over steeper, more frequent and seemingly arbitrary megabank fees, not to mention often persistently exasperating megabank service issues. According to a new survey by a bank […]