HOUSTON, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On its global media platform, bbva.com, BBVA Compass published a series of consumer-related articles, including insights about loans that supported the multi-state launch of its digital personal loan service, BBVA Compass Express Personal Loan. The launch of the new BBVA Compass Rewards Card was also top consumer-related news in March.
Other articles published on bbva.com reflected the bank's ongoing efforts and commitment to being an engine of opportunity locally and within its communities, including its $2.8 million investment to lift up New Mexico's underserved communities.
Financial regulatory reform bill passes Senate, heads to House In March, the financial regulatory reform bill (S.2155) passed through the Senate and moved to the House. The bill includes the MOBILE Act, an idea originally conceived in BBVA Compass' Legal Department aimed at helping the underserved and unbanked gain access to mainstream financial services.
Understanding payday loans versus personal loans On the surface, personal loans and payday loans may sound similar, but they can differ — including variations in approval and funding timing, credit requirements, loan terms and interest rates.
Flashback Friday: A huge opportunity in the U.S. As part of its Flashback Friday series, BBVA Compass recapped the interview that took place shortly after Onur Genç took the reigns as BBVA Compass CEO and country manager in January 2017. Genç sat down with BBVA CEO Carlos Torres Vila to discuss the bank's commitment to the U.S., stating "we are people serving people."
The stars - and the food - shine in L.A. during Oscars weekend As a co-sponsor, BBVA Compass brought its brand ambassadors, the Roca Brothers of the Michelin three-star restaurant El Celler de Can Roca, to design and prepare dinner for the Academy Awards Viewing Party, an event where raised funds benefited the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
Houston Dash tie in 2018 season opener at BBVA Compass Stadium The Houston Dash kicked off their 2018 season at BBVA Compass Stadium on Sunday, March 25, marking the beginning of the soccer team's fifth season in existence. BBVA Compass clients had a winning experience with perks, compliments of BBVA Compass.
About BBVA Group BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a strong leadership position in the Spanish market, is the largest financial institution in Mexico, it has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States; and it is also the leading shareholder in Garanti, Turkey's biggest bank for market capitalization. Its diversified business is focused on high-growth markets and it relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies the best practices. More information about BBVA Group can be found at bbva.com.
About BBVA Compass BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates 649 branches, including 336 in Texas, 89 in Alabama, 63 in Arizona, 61 in California, 45 in Florida, 37 in Colorado and 18 in New Mexico. BBVA Compass ranks among the top 25 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (2nd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (6th). BBVA Compass has been recognized as one of the leading small business lenders by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and ranked 6th nationally in the total number of SBA loans originated in fiscal year 2017. Additional information about BBVA Compass can be found at www.bbvacompass.com. For more BBVA Compass news, follow @BBVACompassNews on Twitter or visit newsroom.bbvacompass.com.