Inside UMB: Associate leaving no veteran grave uncovered for the holidays
The following question and answer session is from a conversation with Personal Banker II, Lori Dame in Kansas City, Mo. Lori recently utilized UMB’s Associate Matching Gift Program to amplify her financial contribution to a cause she is passionate about.
Building communities: UMB partners with Habitat for Humanity to Rock the Block
This summer, UMB served as the lead sponsor of the 37th home built in Wichita Habitat for Humanity’s Rock the Block neighborhood. UMB associates volunteered over the course of several months to help build the home for a deserving family of four.
What is driving volatility in the equity markets? A case of the two-footed driver
Remember drivers’ education? We were taught that, when driving an automatic transmission vehicle, you only use one foot. Your right foot operates the accelerator and the brake. Your left foot just goes along for the ride. Have you ever seen a driver, after leaving a stop at an intersection, accelerate with the brake lights on? That is a two-foot driver.
Getting to know the sandwich generation: Part three
The sandwich generation are those pressed between the complex financial demands of both their children and their aging parents. To help understand and inform on the unique challenges of this demographic, we’ve created a three-part series. Part three is a look at specific strategies that can help these individuals set and achieve financial goals.
Getting to know the sandwich generation: Part two
The sandwich generation are those pressed between the complex financial demands of both their children and their aging parents. To help understand and inform on the unique challenges of this demographic, we’ve created a three-part series.
Expanding youth financial education program: School of Economics adds downtown location
UMB Financial Corporation recently announced it will work with School of Economics to expand to downtown Kansas City. The additional location will provide interactive, financial education programs to another 12,000 Kansas City-area students with an emphasis on reaching under-served schools. UMB Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Rine shares details about the nonprofit and new school that will be located inside UMB’s 928 Grand Blvd building.
Why is the S&P 500 so popular – and where is it headed?
The S&P 500 has always been a well-watched index and has grown in popularity in recent years. But what has spurred this increase? Here are some reasons for this heightened attention and our thoughts on what the future holds for the index. (Fall 2018)
Fund managers survey underscores need for customization
Jill Calton, senior vice president and director of alternative investments at UMB Fund Services, discusses insights from a recent alternative investment survey conducted through a partnership with the Hedge Fund Association. A recent survey of hedge fund managers, investors, and wealth advisors provides insight into differentiation opportunities and challenges within alternative investments and fund management.