Building Density, Building Community

By Rick Wood With a shared private and public goal to increase population density as a mechanism to become more efficient and successful as a city, the expansion of Memphis and Shelby County’s Economic Development Growth En...

Financial Federal Bank Closes $1.76 Million Construction Loan on Midtown Townhomes

Financial Federal Bank has closed a $1,760,000 construction loan on a $2.2 million, 10-unit townhome infill development at 1619 Monroe, located between Avalon and Belvedere streets in Midtown Memphis. 1...

Midtown development moves forward with mortgage, retail component

By Jacob Steimer | Memphis Business Journal Makowsky Ringel Greenberg (MRG) has landed an $11 million loan for its Midtown apartment development and added a retail component to the project. U.S. Bank will finance ...

Retail is part of Madison@McLean apartment building

By Tom Bailey | Daily Memphian The Madison@McLean apartments under construction in Midtown will include ground-floor retail space, the developers confirmed Monday. The plans likely will be welcomed news to New Urbanism prop...

Guest column by Financial Federal's Colley: Ensure your deposits are insured

MEMPHIS BUSINESS JOURNAL By Ean Colley, Financial Federal Bank The FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.) protects depositors of insured U.S. banks against the loss of their deposits in the case that an insured bank fails. The ...

Stay True to Memphis: Gerre Currie Leads By Example

By Andria K. Brown | StyleBlueprint With nearly four decades in banking and a lifetime in Memphis, Gerre Currie brings deep insight and experience to her role as Community Development Officer for Financial Federal Bank, a po...

Perfect Vision

By Michael Waddell | Memphis Daily News As owner of Tharp’s Optical Boutique in Midtown, Dr. Linda Tharp has run her private optometry practice from the same 1720 Madison Ave. location the past 27 y...

From Foes to Friends, Local Banks Join Forces for Community Action

By Meagan Nichols | Memphis Business Journal “If we don’t change and shift the economic disparity that exists in some communities in this city, then it impacts the entire city.” Those were the words of Gerre Cu...

Memphis banks team up on 'Better Credit' event

By Tom Bailey | The Commercial Appeal Half the city's banks, which normally battle each other for customers, will do something rare Saturday: Join forces to host a money fair to help Memphians improve their credit scores and ...

Banks Team Up for Event to Help Memphians Improve Credit

By Patrick Lantrip | Memphis Daily News In an effort to support credit and financial counseling of Memphis residents, more than a dozen local banks that banded together last year to form the Memphis Area Community Reinvestment Ac...