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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
Despite the gloomy headlines as of late, the stock market should be embraced. Stocks are one of the best investments available, but sadly few take advantage of the return offered. While tempting to shun stocks because of the recent chaos in the … more
Americans will get back some $330 billion in tax refunds this year, and more than half of that is earmarked for savings accounts or paying down debt. That’s the highest percentage since 2007. more
(Updated 2:40 p.m., 3:48 p.m. and 6:20 p.m.) Citizens Financial Group Inc. will build a new 420,000-square-foot corporate campus on the west side of Interstate 295 in Johnston to consolidate more than 3,200 employees in 2018. more
(Updated 12:01 p.m.) Navigant Credit Union is growing this spring, as the credit union on Monday announced it would absorb Dexter Credit Union along with its balance sheet, two branches and its more than 16,000 members. more
The Rhode Island economy contracted in the second quarter at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Friday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
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