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Connected Through Music: Team Ally’s Favorite Workday Songs

Working remotely has its perks — pajamas all day, lunch breaks with loved ones and furry friends, a very quick commute — but sometimes we find ourselves missing the buzz of the office. Nothing beats coffee in the breakroom or stopping by a co-worker’s desk for a short problem-solving session. To stay connected while apart, […]

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The Healing Powers of Music: Lifting Spirits & Supporting Communities in Crisis

While the impacts of COVID-19 continue to play out throughout the world, even as shops open and restaurants return to business, its effects are weighing heaviest on those on the frontlines — healthcare workers, essential employees, small business owners — and those who are often underrepresented in our society: racial minorities and people from underserved […]

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An Ally from the Beginning: 5 Reasons Why We Love Soccer and Our Commitment to Community

As the founding and lead sponsor of Charlotte’s new MLS club, Charlotte FC, we believe in the power of play and the importance of sports in building teamwork, community, and healthy habits — but what is it about soccer that we especially love? Here are a few reasons why this sponsorship and our work with […]

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What to Know About Your Retirement Accounts Right Now

Originally published on Wake-Up Call with Katie Couric. During times of uncertainty, we often turn to the experts for guidance in areas of concern, like finances, health, and livelihood. Katie Couric’s Wake-Up Call newsletter (subscribe here) has been seeking out clear and concise answers to pressing questions on such topics from some of our Ally experts. Recently, […]

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Ways to Prepare If You’re Worried About Job Loss

Originally published on Wake-Up Call with Katie Couric. During times of uncertainty, we often turn to the experts for guidance in areas of concern, like finances, health, and livelihood. Katie Couric’s Wake-Up Call newsletter (subscribe here) has been seeking out clear and concise answers to pressing questions on such topics from some of our Ally experts. Recently, […]

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Ally at Home: Finding Ways to Have Fun and Take Care of Each Other During COVID-19

While doing our part to maintain social distance and flatten the curve is critically important for our communities and loved ones, it doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun.  As we run out of favorite TV shows (or animated classics with the little ones) to rewatch, our team has been sharing different ways to […]

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Ally at Home: Being Productive and Healthy in a Socially Distant World

In this era of social distancing, our team at Ally has been hunkered down, working from home and doing our part to flatten the curve. We’re trying our best to create comfortable home spaces, stay productive, get active, and, most importantly, maintain our wellbeing. With that purpose, we asked our teammates to share ways they’ve […]

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Banksgiving: Delivering Big Surprises to Customers Who Give Back to Their Communities

Do you remember the last time someone genuinely thanked you? Went out of their way to recognize your contributions and express their gratitude? Chances are that heartfelt phone call from your BFF, warm email from a coworker, or plate of cookies from your neighbor was a welcome surprise that put a smile on your face […]

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National Online Bank Day: A Bank Holiday That’s Open for Business

October 1 is Pumpkin Spice day, so maybe you proudly order that PSL (that’s pumpkin spice latte for the uninitiated). On Bosses Day, which is usually observed on October 16, you might thank your favorite boss. And on the second Monday in October, consider commemorating National Online Bank Day by socking away a little more […]

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Moguls in the Making: Mobilizing the Next Generation of HBCU Entrepreneurs

Economic mobility, or should we say immobility, has an impact on everyone. But, its effects weigh heaviest on those who are often underrepresented in our society: Racial minorities and people from other underserved socio-economic groups are often economically immobilized. That’s not right. As another step in the right direction, we at Ally launched a new […]

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