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Bankers can hardly contain their enthusiasm for new technology – from peer-to-peer lending platforms to bitcoin and blockchain. They're investing in fintech startups, and a steady stream of former bank executives is popping up at these hot, new … more
Ned McCrory is the managing partner for Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory Michael & Co. They are a well-respected accounting firm in Providence, serving clients across the country. As managing partner, Ned has helped inject into the firm's … more
New York University is suing a unit of FM Global for $1.47 billion in coverage, accusing the Johnston-based insurer of refusing to honor an insurance policy after Hurricane Sandy. more
Life insurance benefits are easy to understand. If an insured person dies, their named beneficiary receives a monetary benefit. Disability risks are far less tangible. None of us believe we will have the misfortune of suffering from a disability and … more
If your financial adviser put you in a mutual fund that had slumped 24 percent for the year, you'd probably have given him a call by now, right? That seems to be the predicament that adviser David Mendels is in these days when it comes to … more
If you have a customer-loyalty program, you'd be wise to re-evaluate it. Pending accounting changes may soon make your program too risky. Incentives to returning customers already require a careful balancing act between risk and reward. … more
The dramatic rise in health care and health insurance costs is an ongoing challenge for employers seeking to provide comprehensive and meaningful benefits. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, employees' share of premium costs has risen 3 … more
(Updated 8:38 p.m.) A new BankNewport branch office will open in Building 4000 at Chapel View in September. more
Despite a drop in fourth-quarter net income, Washington Trust Bancorp Inc. reported record-breaking 2015 profit totaling $43.5 million, or $2.54 per diluted share, which is a 6.5 percent increase compared with 2014’s results. more
Joseph A. MarcAurele is chairman and CEO of Washington Trust Bancorp Inc., parent company of The Washington Trust Co., based in Westerly. MarcAurele talks with Providence Business News about the bank’s performance, how he thinks about market expansion and what to expect next. more
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