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ATMs once the province of gamblers and prostitutes

Barclays in London was the first bank to install in ATM in 1967 (Garry Knight/Flickr).

Before they were a convenience accessible on almost every street corner, ATMs were a way for gamblers and prostitutes to get cash without having to deal with the embarrassment of facing a bank teller in person, according to Howard Bank’s ...

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Bank fees further erode free checking accounts

CHICAGO — Truly free checking accounts are becoming rarer as banks add more fees to boost their profits. Only 39 percent of non-interest checking accounts are free to all customers, according to survey results released Monday by financial data publisher ...

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Slavie Savings boosts capital ratios

Slavie Federal Savings Bank, of Bel Air, reported Friday on steps it is taking to boost its capital position and lessen its risk exposure, pursuant to an agreement it signed in July with federal banking regulators. To meet minimum capital ...

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Whipping up a new batch of business

Sprinkles Cupcakes, the Beverly Hills-based bakery that started a dessert revolution, may have just done it again. By Friday, the company hopes to have its first cupcake vending machine up and running, dispensing its palm-sized treats 24 hours a day. ...

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