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31 Jan 2018

Wisdom You Can Take to the Goal Line

Over on social channels, we’re celebrating Super Bowl LII with wisdom from some of football’s legendary coaches. Be sure to check out the #SuperBowlWeekQuotes hashtag by following us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. A great coach understands the impact their words can have on people. These coaches are respected because they taught their players how to win, but […]

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13 Mar 2017

3 Ways Bank of the Ozarks Can Help You Spend Less Than You Earn

Saving money should be simple—all you have to do is spend less than you earn—yet so few of us find it easy to accomplish.  It turns out Bank of the Ozarks has three nifty tools that can help make saving money as easy as it should be. CardValet: Budgeting?  There’s an app for that (and […]

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19 Dec 2016

7 Financially Fit Ways to “Spend” Your RMD – Part One

If you’ve reached age 70½ and have tax-deferred retirement accounts, like a 401(k) or traditional IRA, consider this as a reminder to take your required minimum distribution, commonly referred to as an RMD, before the end of the year.  Failing to do so will result in the IRS imposing a 50% penalty on the amount […]

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11 Oct 2016

Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. Announces Record Third Quarter 2016 Earnings

This morning, Bank of the Ozarks reported record income of $76.0 million for the third quarter 2016. This marks a 64.8% increase over net income of $46.1 million for the third quarter of 2015. For the nine months ended September 30, 2016, net income totaled $182.2 million…

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03 Oct 2016

Sending Money to Friends and Family is Now Cheap and Easy

Years ago, when I was working in northern Wisconsin, a Native American friend told me there are four primary virtues in life: courage, strength, wisdom, and generosity.  She said that every person is born with one of these virtues and it is our purpose to find the other three.  I’ve always thought generosity is the […]

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15 Aug 2016

Three cheers for 50 years! Brenda Lovelace counts customers and friends, not decades.

Bank of the Ozarks is celebrating our friend and colleague Brenda Lovelace of Kings Mountain, NC, today on her 50th year as an employee of Bank of the Ozarks (including years of service at the acquired bank) – perhaps the only employee of Bank of the Ozarks to have attained this milestone. Today, Lovelace…

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04 Aug 2016

Bank of the Ozarks Named Nation’s Number One Bank Once Again

Bank Director, a premier financial services industry magazine, has named Bank of the Ozarks the nation’s number one bank in the $5 billion to $50 billion asset category for 2016. The Bank Director 2016 Bank Performance Scorecard is based on five key metrics relating to profitability, capital strength and asset quality. Along with this…

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21 Jul 2016

Bank of the Ozarks Completes Merger With C1 Financial, Inc.

We are excited to announce the completion of our merger with C1 Financial, Inc. effective July 21, 2016. This is our fifteenth acquisition since March 2010. George Gleason, Bank of the Ozarks Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated: Bank of the Ozarks is very pleased to complete the acquisition of C1 Bank, providing 33 strategica…

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20 Jul 2016

Bank of the Ozarks Completes Merger With Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.

We are pleased to announce the completion of our merger with Community & Southern Holdings, Inc. effective July 20, 2016. This marks our largest acquisition to date and the fourteenth since March of 2010. David Edwards has been named Georgia State President and Senior Credit Services…

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