Bank of the Ozarks News & Insights Blog

25 Jul 2017

Arkansas Business Shines a Spotlight on Bank of the Ozarks

In the weekly edition (July 24), Arkansas Business published a front cover profile of Bank of the Ozarks, highlighting many of our achievements during our 20 years as a public company and our focus on the future. We share the article, with permission, for you to enjoy.  

20 Jul 2017

Bank of the Ozarks Growth Over 20 Years as a Public Company

Nasdaq crafted this great infographic highlighting Bank of the Ozarks growth across multiple key metrics over the 20 years we have been listed as a public company. Check it out:

19 Jul 2017

Check Out Our Ad in The Wall Street Journal

Yesterday, we celebrated our 20th anniversary as a publicly listed company on Nasdaq. The Wall Street Journal ran this great ad that showcases this relationship and why we have been ranked #1 for seven consecutive years. This combination of hard work, excellent teamwork, expertise and great technology summarizes nicely our success formula. You can click […]

17 Jul 2017

Bank of the Ozarks Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary as a Public Company at the Nasdaq MarketSite

Bank of the Ozarks celebrates its 20th anniversary as a public company and we are thrilled to ring the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. We are taking this occasion to look back briefly on our tradition of excellence and what we have accomplished so far and to look forward as we […]

14 Jul 2017

Please Join Us as We Celebrate at Nasdaq on Monday, July 17th

On Monday, July 17th Bank of the Ozarks will celebrate the 20th anniversary of our Initial Public Offering and listing on the Nasdaq Exchange. Our Chairman and CEO, George Gleason, sums up the occasion: Monday, we will celebrate our 20th anniversary as a public company.  Over those 20 years, we have grown from 13 offices […]

29 May 2017

Have Trouble Remembering Passwords? This Could Help.

As cybersecurity technology continues to improve with better firewalls, encryption, and EMV chip cards, it turns out passwords are often the weak link to our data and devices.  And those of us who still have weak passwords aren’t ignorant of what a secure password is; we just want something that’s easy to remember. It’s time […]

22 May 2017

Why You Should Have All Your Bank Accounts Under One (Red) Roof.

Managing your finances is no simple task, so I do everything I can to make it as easy and uncomplicated as possible.  This is why I often write about the benefits of bill pay, automatic deposits, and My Change Keeper.  It’s also why I don’t have accounts at multiple financial institutions. Having accounts at several […]

15 May 2017

How to be a Saver in Times of Rising Interest Rates

Interest rates are starting to rise and are likely to head even higher, which means it’s time to build a ladder so you can climb with them.  A ladder? you ask.  I’m talking about a Certificate of Deposit (CD) ladder. If you’re not familiar with the term, I don’t blame you.  It’s been so long […]

08 May 2017

How to Spend Yourself Happy

I’m not sure why, but when things go bad, buying something new seems like an easy way to pick ourselves up, but in reality, it often leads to spending woes that cause even more grief in the long run.  The next time you decide to indulge in retail therapy, stick to these tips and you’ll […]

01 May 2017

Top 8 Things to do with your Tax Refund

If your tax refund has you feeling flush, consider the benefits of using it to improve your finances.  You’ll have less stress, more money, and a sense of having done what’s best for yourself.  Here’s my list of the top eight money-smart things to do with your refund: Pay off high-interest debt Increase your emergency […]

25 Apr 2017

4 Out-of-the-Box (or Piggy Bank) Ways to Save Money

The $5 Bill Savings Plan For those who like to spend cash, the $5 bill savings plan is simple: you’re not allowed to spend $5 bills.  Every time one comes into your possession, you have to place it in savings. My Change Keeper My Change Keeper is a free service that can be added to […]

17 Apr 2017

David Edwards Awarded 2017 Who’s Who in Finance by Atlanta Business Chronicle

The Atlanta Business Chronicle recently recognized David Edwards, Georgia State President for Bank of the Ozarks, in their annual list of the 100 leaders and influencers in finance and banking. Edwards is a 30 year veteran of the banking industry in Atlanta. He is responsible for Bank of the Ozarks’ 67 Georgia banking offices with […]