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Fifth Third executive Kevin Lavender pleads guilty to DUI, felony charges dismissed - Nashville Business Journal

By Meg Garner <br>– Reporter, Nashville Business Journal<p>Jan 19, 2018, 1:41pm CST<p>Two felony charges against Kevin Lavender, a top Nashville-based …

Nashville

The Tax Armageddon That Wasn’t

When President Trump proposed lowering the corporate tax rate down to 21% (among other items in the GOP-backed tax bill), the media and others on the …

Conservative View

Alleged serial bank robber in Michigan tells FBI he 'lost his marbles'

DETROIT - A Michigan man who admitted to robbing three banks was charged with bank robbery on Wednesday afternoon.<p>According to law enforcement …

Crime

Bonuses are great, but tax law windfall should include workers' retirement perk

The new federal tax law is prompting some large corporations to dole out bonuses to employees — usually $1,000 each. But CEOs should consider awarding another perk: A boost in workers’ retirement funds.<p>Don’t get me wrong, I’m all in favor of cash bonuses (hello, boss!) but typically they are …

Retirement

President Trump Returns to Pennsylvania, a Promise Kept

Three months ago, President Donald J. Trump spoke before men and women of the American Trucking Associations in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. At the …

Donald Trump

5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Spend Their Tax Savings

Use your money to help employees and the community.<p>Digital Marketing Strategist<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Dec. 22, 2017, and it's being put into action starting with the 2018 tax year.<p>On the …

Small Business

This Year Looks Different for U.S. Inflation as Wall St. Braces

Laid low for most of the past decade, U.S. inflation is showing signs that it might begin to stage a comeback in 2018.<p>Among the forces coalescing to …

Economy

Deal watch: Why this regional player could be Nashville's next bank buyer

Fifth Third Bancorp CEO Greg Carmichael has long teased that a local bank deal could be in the Cincinnati-based lender's future.

Nashville

List of companies that paid bonuses or boosted pay since tax bill passed

A growing number of companies benefiting from tax cuts are showing their employees the money.<p>One-time cash bonuses are the most popular way companies are sharing the windfall they expect from paying less in taxes. Many employers are boosting hourly pay. And a small number say they will increase …

Money

Waste Management to give employees bonus, citing tax reform

A Houston company is joining a host of others — such as AT&T, Fifth Third Bancorp, Comcast and more — in providing bonuses to employees in the wake …

Tax Reform

JPMorgan will reinvest its $3.5 billion tax benefit in ‘communities’

JPMorgan Chase said it will use its $3.5 billion tax benefit on employee wages and community investments, executives said on an earnings call Friday …

Business

US Economy Under Trump Sets Record in New US Voter Poll

According to a newly released poll, voters’ perception of the U.S. economy has reached a record high.<p>A Quinnipiac University survey released …

Conservative View

Treasury Secretary Says 90% of Americans Should Expect to See Bigger Paychecks With Trump's Tax Bill

President Donald Trump's tax bill has already made a difference for many Americans. Comcast, AT&T, and Fifth Third Bancorp are just some of the …

Conservative View

Some of the companies giving out raises and bonuses because of tax reform

American corporations are chipper about tax reform. That's been great news for some workers.<p>On Thursday, Walmart (WMT) became the latest of dozens of companies to announce one-time bonuses related to the new tax law. Notably, the company also said it would raise its minimum wage to $11 an …

Business

A sample of companies planning bonuses in wake of tax cuts

Here are some of the bigger U.S. companies that have announced employee bonuses after the passage of the Republican tax overhaul. Dozens of smaller companies have also taken such steps. Some banks have also announced higher minimum wages for their employees and some, such as Boeing and Wells Fargo, …

Business

Federal Reserve removes acquisition hurdles for Fifth Third

CLOSE<p>This video shows the creation of "Armstrong" by muralist Eduardo Kobra on Walnut Street between Fifth and Sixth streets. It shows the two-week …

Nonprofits

10 banks consumers complain about the most

Banks are one of those businesses people love to complain about.<p>They compete with cable companies, airlines and drug companies as being some of the most disliked.<p>Only 32% of Americans have “a great deal” or “quite a lot of” confidence in banks, according to a recent Gallup poll.<p>The image of banks …

Banking

Trump Officials Seek to Change Rules on Lending to the Poor

The Trump administration plans to unveil a major revision to decades-old banking rules that mandate lending to low-income borrowers.<p>Changes to the regulations of the Community Reinvestment Act—a law first enacted in 1977—could potentially transform the way banks make billions of dollars in loans, …

U.S. Politics

TAX LAW CATASTROPHE: Major Restaurant Company Announces $20 Million Investment in Workforce, Visa Boosts Benefits

Shall this darkness and despair never relent? You already know that more than one million US workers have received tax reform-spurred bonuses, with …

Conservative View

Wells Fargo has mixed results from complaints to consumer protection bureau for 2017

Wells Fargo & Co. has taken yet another hit, this time having the largest number of complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2017.

Banking

Visa increases 401(k) match for US employees after tax bill passage

Visa Inc. is increasing its contribution to the retirement savings of its U.S.-based employees due to the recent passage of a new GOP-backed tax code, the company confirmed to FOX Business on Monday.<p>The global financial services firm says it will increase its 401(k) match program to up to 5% of …

Wells Fargo

Valuation Dashboard: Financials And Real Estate - Update

Valuation metrics in Financials and Real Estate.<p>Evolution since last month.<p>A list of stocks looking cheap in their industries.<p>This article series …

Investing

Western & Southern latest Cincinnati company to hand out tax cut-related bonuses (and these are bigger)

Downtown Cincinnati insurance giant Western & Southern Financial Group is the latest local company to give its employees bonuses at least partly as a …

Rob Portman

Lake Forest Bank Robbery Suspects Photos Released

Police released photos of a man suspected of robbing the Lake Forest Fifth Third Bank and the Deerfield Bank and Trust.<p>LAKE FOREST, IL — …

Chicago

Your February Paycheck Could See a Little Bump Thanks to the New Tax Bill

Employees who are eagerly awaiting the extra money generated from the recent tax bill could expect an increase in their paychecks as soon as February.<p>…

Retirement

South Point Casino giving employees tax reform bill bonuses

The South Point Casino says it's giving more than $1 million in bonuses to its employees in response to the recently passed tax reform bill.<p>The Las …

Business

Job-cut announcements in 2017 see lowest level since 1990, Challenger report says

U.S. employers announced plans to cut 32,423 jobs in December, bringing the year's total to a low not seen since 1990, global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported Thursday.<p>"The tight labor market, coupled with uncertainty surrounding health care and tax legislation, …

Money

A Man Robbed a Bank and Then Bought His Fiancée an Engagement Ring, Police Say

(MIDDLETOWN, Ohio) — Authorities say a man robbed a bank in Ohio and used the money to buy his fiancee an engagement ring.<p>The Hamilton-Middletown …

Crime

American companies have every reason to share tax savings with employees: Conway

The Republican tax reform plan was only signed into law less than two weeks ago, but companies have already started announcing their plans to pass along some of those savings to their employees. The moment tax legislation was signed into law companies responded by committing future investments into …

Business

Union to Southwest: $1,000 worker bonuses don’t make up for years of stagnant pay

"This is a small token of appreciation for what the AMTs have endured over the last 1,966 days."<p>Southwest Airlines this week announced that it would …

Liberal View