Tax Planning Should Go Beyond the April 15th Filing Deadline

While taxes are on most people’s minds in April due to the 4/15 filing deadline April, is not the only time to think about smart ways to plan for your retirement by opening or adding to an Individual Retirement Account … Read More

Tips for Safeguarding Your Debit Card.

These days most people can’t live without their bank debit card. It’s safe, convenient and many prefer it to using cash. But are you doing all you can and should to safeguard yourself against fraud and risk of potential misuse? … Read More


Welcome to the ALMA ACUMEN—designed to be a practical personal banking blog. We will be brining you insights and tips on how to make your life easier, more secure, and more rewarding when it comes to banking-related matters. As a … Read More

The Basics of a Business Lines of Credit

Lots of small and mid-sized business owners resort to personal credit cards and savings or seek investors as a source of funding for their businesses. A business line of credit is an excellent alternative to putting personal credit at risk … Read More

To Loan or Not to Loan: How Banks Decide

Business lending may appear to be mysterious, but it usually comes down to “the five Cs of credit” that most banks use to evaluate a potential borrower. As a business owner, it is wise to be mindful of these criteria … Read More

Bank Smart with Your Mobile Phone

Smartphones are gaining popularity fast as a way to bank. Smartphones are taking the place of laptop and desktop computers for many people, at least when they are out and about. But what are some of the best ways to … Read More

Welcome to The ALMA Business Blog—Where Relationships Matter

Welcome to the ALMA Business Blog. It’s designed to be a practical business banking blog. We will be brining you insights and tips on how to make your business life easier, more secure, and more rewarding when it comes to … Read More

ALMA supports Brooklyn community at Trade Brooklyn Show

ALMA Bank was an active exhibitor and participant at the recent Trade Brooklyn trade show held on 4/2/14 at the NY Marriott / Brooklyn Bridge. The Trade Brooklyn event is the largest B2B trade show in Brooklyn, brining together premier … Read More

ALMA participates in 2014 NYC Greek Independence Day Parade.

Despite cold and inclement weather conditions, over two dozen ALMA Bank employees proudly marched in the 2014 Greek Independence Day parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Sunday, March 30, 2014. The annual event is a steadfast tradition, and represents … Read More

ALMA helps children in Greece by Hosting Charity Event

ALMA Bank recently hosted a charity event on 3/14/ 14 entitled “Sound Colors of Greece” featuring acclaimed Greek singer Alkistis Protopsalti held at the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Proceeds from the event … Read More