"Scrapbook entries on founding of Bank of Commerce". The M Files, DIG Memphis.

To learn more about the facts and figures discussed on this site, consult the resources below:

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): Consumer Protection
ECONOMICINCLUSION.GOV: 2015 Household Survey Results
Bank on Memphis: Data
FDIC Household Survey Banks, Credit Unions, & Savings Institutions
FDIC TN State Profile, 2nd Quarter 2017
Memphis Business Journal: Top of the Lists: Community Banks
Book of lists : a guide to business and industry in Memphis and the Mid-South.
The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture:Regions Financial
Business Insights Essentials: First Tennessee National Corporation
Business Insights Essentials: Union Planters Corporation
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Consumer Information: Credit and Loans Payday Lenders
FTC Consumer Information: Payday Loans
Brookings Institution: Basic Financial Services Infrastructure, City Profile: Memphis
TN Department of Financial Institutions,2016 Annual Report, p. 54
TN Department of Financial Institutions: Title Pledge Lenders
Consumer Federal Protection Bureau (CFPB): "CFPB Finds One-in-Five Auto Title Loan Borrowers Have Vehicle Seized for Failing to Repay Debt"
FTC Consumer Information: Car Title Loans
NOLO: Disadvantages of Pawnshop Loans Secured Loans

"Crowded Keedoozle checkout". The Grocery Stores of Clarence Saunders, DIG Memphis.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): Consumer Price Index (CPI) FAQs
BLS: "One hundred years of price change: the Consumer Price Index and the American inflation experience"
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): "Average food prices: a snapshot of how much has changed over a century"
BLS: Memphis Area Economic Summary
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): Fruit and Vegetable Prices
BLS: CPI Inflation Calculator
National Association of Theatre Owners: Annual Average U.S. Ticket Price
College Board: Trends in College Pricing, 2017
University of Memphis: Tuition Estimator
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: A Lost Decade in Higher Education Funding
Tuition Has Increased Sharply at Public Colleges and Universities
The value of a dollar : prices and incomes in the United States, 1860-2014 / by Scott Derks.
Pink Palace Family of Museums: History of the Mansion

"Stores on Main". Memphis Streetscapes, DIG Memphis.

United States Census Bureau: Center for Economic Studies (CES)
CES: Business Dynamics Statistics
Memphis & Shelby County Regional Economic Development Plan: Focus - A Roadmap for Transforming the Metro Memphis Economy
BLS: Memphis Area Economic Summary
Data USA: Memphis, TN Profile
Greater Memphis Chamber: Bragging Rights
WMC Action News 5: Memphis is the best city for black-owned businesses
WKNO: Solvent Savings Bank and Trust Company
Shelby County Register: Historical Markers of Shelby County Church, Robert Reed, Sr. (1839-1912)
Downtown Memphis Commission: Downtown Demographics
Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture: Universal Life Insurance Company
Business Insights Essentials: Orgill, Inc.
Orgill, Inc.: About Us
Memphis Business Journal: Largest Memphis Area Employers
Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture: Tri-State Bank
Minority Business Development Agency: U.S. Business Fact Sheets
National Women's Business Council: Fact Sheets