Bankoflittlerock News http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/ Most Recent - Bankoflittlerock Blog en-US 2019-01-17T07:12:31<p style="font-weight: 400;">Jasmine Miller, one of our up-and-coming Personal Bankers, claims she leads a boring life.&nbsp; Others might say she&rsquo;s simply followed a straight and narrow path to...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-jasmine-miller2018-12-20T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-jasmine-miller <p><img src="/images/Jackie Blundell 3.jpg" alt="Jackie Blundell 3" /></p> <p><img src="/images/Jackie Blundell Capture trans.png" alt="Jackie Blundell Capture trans" /></p>http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/in-memoriam-jacquelyn-jackie-blundell2018-12-07T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/in-memoriam-jacquelyn-jackie-blundell <p>Lauren Braggs is one smart lady &ndash; and we&rsquo;re so glad she&rsquo;s a member of our Personal Banking team on Rahling Road!</p> <p><img src="/images/DSC_0007 Lauren Braggs 2000px.jpg" alt=...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-lauren-braggs2018-11-23T09:06:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-lauren-braggs These rates will help you safely grow your money!<p dir="ltr"><span>Bank of Little Rock is committed to helping you earn a fair, competitive interest rate on our savings accounts -- and on some of our special checking accounts.&nbsp; This, combined ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/earn-while-you-save-introducing-new-competitive-interest-rates-for-c-d-s-and-other-accounts2018-11-09T05:25:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/earn-while-you-save-introducing-new-competitive-interest-rates-for-c-d-s-and-other-accounts <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Even now, as a young woman, Erin Karlonis has already had more life adventures than many people ever will.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Born in ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-erin-karlonis2018-08-09T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-erin-karlonis <p>&ldquo;My first two jobs at Bank of Little Rock were to be president and take the trash out.&rdquo; That&rsquo;s what Pete Maris remembers about founding Bank of Little Rock in 1989. &nbsp;...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-pete-maris2018-07-30T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-pete-maris <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">One of our up-and-coming Personal Bankers, Michael Bordelon started in the banking business while still in High School. &nbsp;But let&rsquo;s start at the ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-michael-bordelon2018-07-20T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-michael-bordelon <p style="font-weight: 400;">The bad guys are using a new hybrid cyber attack to steal your private banking information. They place a Banking Trojan on your computer (most likely through email), and ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/knowbe4-scam-of-the-week-be-warned-new-hybrid-cyber-attack-on-banks-and-credit-unions2018-07-06T05:01:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/knowbe4-scam-of-the-week-be-warned-new-hybrid-cyber-attack-on-banks-and-credit-unions <p>Janice Breece says she always wanted to be a banker. But her life path followed many twists and turns before banking became her career.</p> <p><span>Born in North Little Rock, Janice graduated from...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-janice-breece2018-06-22T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-janice-breece Personal Bankers of Little Rock: Dewanna Fleming<p><span>Dewanna Fleming was always a Little Rock girl,&nbsp;having been born and raised right here. She graduated from McClellan High School in 1979. After graduating, Dewanna fell in love, got ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-dewanna-fleming2018-06-08T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-dewanna-fleming <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Kimberly Lee&rsquo;s dream early in life was to be a lawyer. In fact, after graduating from McClellan High School, she attended UALR and, in 2005, earned a B.S. ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-kimberly-m-lee2018-05-25T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-kimberly-m-lee <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Mike Barkley&rsquo;s lifeline runs parallel to the technology boom, starting even before IBM started selling personal computers!</span></p> <p><span style="font-...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-mike-barkley2018-05-10T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-mike-barkley <p><span>You may not see Terry Prickett in the lobby when you visit out downtown branch, but she&rsquo;s there every day helping to manage our Bank&rsquo;s technological infrastructure!</span></p> ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-terry-prickett2018-04-27T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-terry-prickett <p><span>Ever been to Osceola? &nbsp;That&rsquo;s where Beverly Florida was born and raised, and she happily remembers growing up there. After graduating from Osceola High School, Beverly packed up ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-beverly-florida2018-04-06T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-beverly-florida <p class="m_-3054597682590746397gmail-m_-616971289666615834MsoNoSpacing">Was your information exposed in the latest data breaches at Lord &amp; Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, or Under Armour...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/new-data-breaches-and-how-to-protect-your-information2018-04-05T03:38:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/new-data-breaches-and-how-to-protect-your-information <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Born in Sherrill, Arkansas, Thelma Brown and her family moved to the larger town of Tucker (pop. about 200!) when she was two years old. Thelma was the oldest child ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-thelma-brown2018-03-23T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-thelma-brown <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If anyone has ever dedicated their professional life to the art and science of loaning money to businesses and individuals, it&rsquo;s Ashley Cunningham!​</span></p>...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-ashley-cunningham2018-03-08T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-ashley-cunningham <p><span>Unlike some other Personal Bankers at Bank of Little Rock, Ruth East didn&rsquo;t take on banking as a career until her life was well underway.</span><br /><br /><span>One of five children, ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-ruth-east2018-02-23T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-ruth-east <p style="font-weight: 400;">Your Social Security number is an important key for an identity thief. Scammers want it, and they think of all sorts of ways to trick you into giving it away.</p> <p style...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/a-social-security-scam-warning-from-the-ftc2018-01-29T06:25:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/a-social-security-scam-warning-from-the-ftc Personal Bankers of Little Rock: Sharon Roberts<p>Little Rock native Sharon Roberts&rsquo; entire career has centered around banking. After graduating from McClellan High School, she was hired by Pulaski Federal Savings and Loan but two years ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-sharon-roberts2018-01-26T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-sharon-roberts <p style="font-weight: 400;">Charlene Beck was born and spent the first five years of her life in Beebe, Arkansas.&nbsp; Her parents moved the family to Little Rock, where she attended school, ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-charlene-beck2018-01-12T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-charlene-beck <p><strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">Samantha Blaylock claims that she and her colleagues at Bank of Little Rock wear many hats. &nbsp;&ldquo;It keeps us very busy but I love the different ways ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-samantha-blaylock2017-12-29T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-samantha-blaylock <p style="font-weight: 400;">After the Equifax breach, some people are considering placing a fraud alert on their credit file. Others will freeze or lock their credit files to help prevent identity ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/the-equifax-breach-fraud-alerts-credit-freezes-and-credit-locks2017-12-15T09:05:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/the-equifax-breach-fraud-alerts-credit-freezes-and-credit-locks <p style="font-weight: 400;">After spending her formative years growing up in Prescott and graduating from Prescott High School, Kim Markland became interested in the financial world.&nbsp; And so, ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-kim-markland2017-12-08T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-kim-markland <p style="font-weight: 400;">United States Marshals protect the federal courts, track down dangerous fugitives, and transport thousands of prisoners. They<span>&nbsp;</span><a href=...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/us-marshall-scam2017-12-06T07:40:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/us-marshall-scam <p>Lee Swearingen started life in Brinkley, Arkansas, and has many fond memories of growing up in what she describes as a wonderful home town full of family and friends.</p> <p><br /><img src=...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-lee-swearingen2017-11-24T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-lee-swearingen <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Each year, Cyber Monday promises unbelievable savings &ndash; but before you start snagging deals, here are some tips to help you save money and protect your ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/tips-on-making-the-most-out-of-cyber-monday2017-11-21T04:15:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/tips-on-making-the-most-out-of-cyber-monday <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Like others in her Bank of Little Rock family, Lee Ann Hogue started her banking career right out of High School. In fact, after graduating from McClellan High, she ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-lee-ann-hogue2017-11-03T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-lee-ann-hogue <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">&ldquo;Years ago, I thought about moving to another of our branches but Pete Maris told me that my customers wouldn&rsquo;t allow it!&rdquo;</span></p> <p><span ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-amy-green2017-10-19T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-amy-green <p><strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">Talking about Pete Maris and the rest of her Bank of Little Rock family brings Kristi Shuster to tears. But not out of sadness. &ldquo;Pete always stands ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-kristi-shuster2017-10-06T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-kristi-shuster <p>Data breaches pose a potential risk to consumers in the form of identity theft, account takeover and fraud when personal and sensitive information is compromised. The following are tips for ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/tips-for-consumers-what-to-do-post-breach2017-09-20T02:43:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/tips-for-consumers-what-to-do-post-breach <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Cindy Spencer Hippler isn&rsquo;t exactly a newcomer to Bank of Little Rock, given that she&rsquo;s been one of our personal bankers since we were founded 26 years ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-cindy-spencer-hippler2017-09-15T12:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-cindy-spencer-hippler <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have likely heard about the recent Equifax data breach, as this unfortunate event affects approximately 44% of Americans. &nbsp;Equifax was compromised and the ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/equifax-customer-service-notice2017-09-13T04:00:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/equifax-customer-service-notice <div>Heads-up! The IRS is warning against a new phishing scam that tries to make you download an FBI questionnaire. But if you click the link, your computer will be infected with ransomware instead. ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/knowbe4-scam-of-the-week-the-irs-issued-an-urgent-warning-against-an-irs-fbi-themed-ransomware-phishing-attack2017-09-08T08:04:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/knowbe4-scam-of-the-week-the-irs-issued-an-urgent-warning-against-an-irs-fbi-themed-ransomware-phishing-attack <p><strong>September 7, 2017</strong><span>&nbsp;</span>&mdash; Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) today announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/equifax-announces-cybersecurity-incident-involving-consumer-information2017-09-08T08:07:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/equifax-announces-cybersecurity-incident-involving-consumer-information <p>Another day, another scam. Case in point: the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reports that scammers are telling people they can pay their bills using so-called &ldquo;secret accounts&rdquo; or &...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/scam-of-the-week2017-08-18T05:35:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/scam-of-the-week <p>Daniela was born in 1995 in the Province of Guanajuato, Mexico, in a small city named Irapuato. &nbsp;Her mother, Nancy, made the decision to move to the United States because she wanted her ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-daniela-toledano-lopez2017-08-04T04:20:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-daniela-toledano-lopez <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Born in the same year as the Woodstock Festival (1969), Karen Foster left Baptist Hospital and headed straight to her family&rsquo;s home south of Cabot. &nbsp;There...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-karen-cummings2017-07-20T09:35:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-karen-cummings <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Although Jennifer Duran spent the first four years of her life in Barberton, Ohio, she and her family officially became Arkansans in 1973 when her father brought the...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-jennifer-duran2017-07-07T02:44:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-jennifer-duran <p>IR-2017-112, June 26, 2017</p> <p>WASHINGTON &ndash; The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning that tax-related scams continue across the nation even though the tax filing season has ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/irs-cautions-taxpayers-to-watch-for-summertime-scams2017-06-30T04:32:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/irs-cautions-taxpayers-to-watch-for-summertime-scams <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">How many folks do you know from Bethesda, Arkansas? &nbsp;Well, you&rsquo;re about to know at least one because Shannon Branham grew up there after being born in ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-shannon-branham2017-06-23T03:41:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-shannon-branham <p>Identity theft can happen to anyone. I&rsquo;m a fraud investigator, and I&rsquo;d like to tell you about my identity theft. Knowing how to respond will help you if you ever have to recover your ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/an-identity-thief-stole-my-phone2017-06-16T04:47:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/an-identity-thief-stole-my-phone <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Keaton Land is a young man on the go &ndash; even when he&rsquo;s not being a great Personal Banker at our Cantrell Branch! &nbsp;Keaton was born in Texarkana, Texas...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-keaton-land2017-06-08T09:37:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-keaton-land <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Born in Los Angeles, California in 1990, Isalia was one of six siblings in the Leon family. &nbsp;One of her mother&rsquo;s friends had moved to Little Rock to be ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-isalia-leon2017-05-26T06:24:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-isalia-leon <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You&rsquo;ve probably heard about the</span> <a href="https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/how-defend-against-ransomware"><span style="font-weight: 400;...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/wannacry-ransomware2017-05-16T08:24:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/wannacry-ransomware <p><strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">Kaiyashia (KayK)) Blanton had that rare experience of being born along with a twin sister, Keiyoshia, who has always claimed that being older by one minute ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-kaiyashia-blanton2017-05-12T03:35:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-kaiyashia-blanton <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Every summer, vacationers put their house lights on timers and their mail on hold when they travel away from home. It&rsquo;s just as important when taking a ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/tips-for-a-safe-secure-summer2017-05-05T07:34:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/tips-for-a-safe-secure-summer <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Mary Jane Lowman (or simply M.J., which she prefers) started life in Cabot, Arkansas where she somehow survived growing up behind two &ldquo;high- performer&rdquo; ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-mary-jane-lowman2017-04-27T06:44:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-mary-jane-lowman <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nancy Canaday first saw the light of day streaming in from the windows of her grandmother&rsquo;s front bedroom in Dierks, Arkansas. &nbsp;Because that&rsquo;s where...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-nancy-canaday2017-04-12T06:45:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-nancy-canaday <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Starting life in Little Rock, Aubrey Harris had what he calls a conventional childhood &ndash; with the added benefit of having a dad that taught him a love of ...http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-aubrey-harris2017-02-09T04:39:00http://bankoflittlerock.com/about-us/blog/personal-bankers-of-little-rock-aubrey-harris