Rogean Makowski, a senior vice president in wealth management, interacts with a lot of people at the Westerly-based The Washington Trust Co., but connecting with colleagues through community service has opened even more doors.
Richard E. Bergeron, a financial consultant at MCB Financial Services, has been named a 2014 Five Star Wealth Manager by Rhode Island Monthly magazine. Bergeron earned the recognition for overall client satisfaction.
Japonica Partners & Co., the U.S. investment firm that offered to buy as much as 4 billion euros ($5.5 billion) of Greek government bonds, expects yields on the securities to drop to 5 percent early next year, a level last seen in 2009.
By Jesse Westbrook and David Goodman Bloomberg News
FAIRPORT, N.Y. – GateHouse Media Inc., the community newspaper group that publishes seven daily newspapers in Connecticut and Massachusetts and 113 weeklies in Massachusetts, filed for bankruptcy after creditors approved a plan to combine its assets with those recently purchased by Newcastle Investment Corp, Bloomberg News reported last week.
Customers Bank announced Monday a new program granting a one-month deferral on consumer loans for workers affected by the government shutdown, as well as a one-month forbearance on mortgage payments.
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