Many women, especially baby boomers, tend to set aside less for retirement than men, a gender gap arising from generational and social expectations, several Rhode Island financial planners have found, based on their work with couples, widows, and single and divorced women in the state.
By Rhonda J. Miller
Federal Reserve policymakers are missing a key element as they assess the health of the labor market: data that includes whether those who are employed are overqualified for their job or would like to work more hours.
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick announced that for the fourth year in a row, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has ranked Massachusetts first in the nation for energy-efficiency policies and programs.
Jay Sidhu led Customers Bank to the top spot in Bank Director magazine’s 2014 Growth Leaders Ranking, announced April 29. It is the second year in a row Customers Bank earned the top rating, which is for core performance, the most comprehensive of four categories in the rankings, which also included core deposits, net loans and leases and noninterest income. more
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has put out a warning to alert bank customers about the latest debit card scam, in which the scammer seeks to get sensitive bank account information.
South Eastern Economic Development Corp. has received a $25,000 grant from Rockland Trust Community Development Corp. to provide financial counseling to low- and moderate-income owners of small businesses in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
More than 175 students in 8th grade at Vincent J. Gallagher Middle School participated in the 9th annual CU4 Reality Financial Education Fair on May 15, according to Navigant Credit Union, sponsor of the fair, which is the culminating event of an ongoing school-year financial literacy program.
Mark I. Levine has joined East Providence-based RISCO Insurance Brokerage as president of Florida operations to lead the firm’s expansion into a new geographical market region. “We have been expanding our geographic reach over the past five years and opening this location will take us to the next level,” said RISCO Insurance Brokerage President Peter Plumb.
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