In general terms, the business activity of accepting and safeguarding money owned by other individuals and entities, and then lending out this money in order to earn a profit.

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You should always try to have many banking contacts so you have lots of options for a loan if you need one.

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The banking function of the financial services firm was especially significant as we had done business with them for years.

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Many Americans are concerned; perhaps even paranoid of a potential collapse of the U.S. Dollar, which may cause a run on the banking industry.

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