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Sep 22, 2015, 16:08 ET
The BBVA Compass Community Advisory Board, announced by the bank today, is comprised of leaders with expertise in areas like affordable housing and alternative lending.

New BBVA Compass Community Advisory Board to help steer bank's community development efforts

 BBVA Compass announced today the 19 members of its new community advisory board, which is stacked with leaders who will help guide the bank's...

Sep 21, 2015, 10:00 ET
After the first 30 days of using ClearSpend, budgets and spending categories are automatically set up for users, providing better control of finances.

BBVA Compass goes after growing prepaid market, upgrades its card with budgeting app

 BBVA Compass, in a nod to the increasing use of prepaid debit cards across all ages and income levels, is debuting its ClearSpend card with a...

Sep 18, 2015, 12:06 ET
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Federal Reserve's decision based on global volatility, low inflation, BBVA Compass economists say

 The U.S. Federal Reserve's decision not to raise interest rates was most likely based on the latest financial market volatility and...

Sep 16, 2015, 11:00 ET
(l-r) Director of Innovation Centers and Open Innovation at BBVA Gustavo Vinacua, LendingFront CEO and co-founder Jorge Sun, LendingFront CTO and co-founder Dario Vergara, ModernLend co-founder Kobina Ansah, ModernLend co-founder Shuo Zhang, BBVA Chief Development Officer and General Manager of New Digital Businesses Teppo Paavola

Digital disruptors take home top honors in BBVA Open Talent 2015 competition

Startups making their mark in lending took top honors in the regional finals in New York of the BBVA Open Talent 2015 competition, designed by the...

Sep 09, 2015, 13:30 ET
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Heightened bond liquidity risk is the new normal, BBVA Compass economists say

 With investors concerned about weakened liquidity across the financial markets amid the tumult on Wall Street and a looming rate hike, BBVA...

Aug 31, 2015, 16:53 ET
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Columbia Business School Dean Glenn Hubbard to headline BBVA Compass Economic Forums

 R. Glenn Hubbard, former economic adviser to both Bush presidents and current dean of Columbia Business School, will headline this fall's BBVA...

Aug 10, 2015, 18:21 ET
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Credit-score startup wins BBVA Open Talent 2015 Financial Inclusion Award, a Chilean startup that allows underbanked individuals to build a credit score based on their history of paying everyday bills,...

Aug 10, 2015, 12:39 ET
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Bank's economists: Blockchain technology poised to be financial industry's biggest disruptor yet

 Blockchain technology, which underpins the digital currency bitcoin, is receiving significant capital investment from banks thanks to its...

Aug 07, 2015, 15:02 ET
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BBVA Compass offers special products for wildfire victims

BBVA Compass today announced special limited-time product offers available to customers in 15 counties in California to help aid recovery efforts...

Aug 03, 2015, 14:04 ET
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BBVA Compass taps Caleb Merriman as its chief security officer

 BBVA Compass announced today that information security veteran Caleb Merriman has been named its new chief security officer. Data security is...

Jul 31, 2015, 09:32 ET
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BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc. reports earnings of $277 million for first half of 2015

 BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., a Sunbelt-based bank holding company (BBVA Compass), reported today net income attributable to shareholder of...

Jul 30, 2015, 16:15 ET
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BBVA Compass employees' random acts of kindness ripple across Sunbelt for Bank It Forward Week

 More than 1,300 BBVA Compass employees fanned out across the Sunbelt last week for Bank It Forward, the bank's five-day blitz of generosity...

Jul 27, 2015, 12:40 ET
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Green tomatoes, kebab, mate: Roca brothers unveil ingredients on menu for BBVA-El Celler de Can Roca culinary tour

 BBVA Compass culinary tour partner El Celler de Can Roca, named No. 1 by Restaurant magazine on this year's influential World's 50 Best...

Jul 27, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Bank's economists: Retina scans, vein patterns could eliminate PIN codes, passwords

A wave of capital and new technology centered on biometrics, physiological and behavioral authentication is quickly making the world of PINs and...

Jul 14, 2015, 13:00 ET
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BBVA and AFI join forces to accelerate financial inclusion

 A commitment to easy banking and technology has made BBVA a global thought leader in financial inclusion. BBVA Group has signed a strategic...

Jun 26, 2015, 13:30 ET
The grand prize winner was Premysl Pech of Jacksonville, Fla.-based Space Engineers Prints, for its 3-D printing service.

BBVA Compass awards a total of $20,000 to two innovative entrepreneurs

BBVA Compass today announced the winners of its Great Ideas for Small Business contest, helping two entrepreneurs accelerate their paths to startup...

Jun 25, 2015, 18:30 ET
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BBVA Compass announces three venues that will host client dinners prepared by famed Roca brothers

 BBVA Compass announced today the three exclusive locations —  a Miami luxury yacht, a country club in Birmingham, Ala., and one of...

Jun 24, 2015, 15:50 ET
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BBVA Compass names Rosilyn Houston its chief Talent & Culture executive

 BBVA Compass announced today that Rosilyn Houston has been tapped as its new chief Talent & Culture executive, replacing banking veteran...

Jun 22, 2015, 18:57 ET
BBVA Compass volunteers and Houston Dynamo and Dash players, including Dash player Jazmyne Avant, gave a bright, new beginning to an East End family and their home as part of an initiative to revitalize the historic neighborhood around BBVA Compass Stadium.

BBVA Compass, Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash restore family's home in East End

 BBVA Compass volunteers and Houston Dynamo and Dash players gave a bright new beginning Monday to an East End family and their home as part of...

Jun 16, 2015, 10:00 ET
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BBVA Compass launches new mobile banking app with increased functionality

 BBVA Compass today announced the launch of its new mobile banking app, which aims to improve on BBVA Compass' award-winning formula for...