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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. more
Kickstarter, the service whose name has become synonymous with crowdfunding, has simplified its rules and will cut down on vetting projects. This controversial move is designed to reinforce a truth the current money-oriented startup community keeps forgetting: If an idea is crazy and unfeasible, that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be funded. more
In the hoopla over whether Thomas Piketty’s data on growing global inequality are correct, an important question about how to address the problem has been obscured. Piketty describes his own global wealth-tax idea as more of a “useful utopia” than a practical policy suggestion. Is there anything more plausible that can be done? more
Meeting face to face is a critical element in building relationships, so some banks, including Bank of America and Savings Institute Bank & Trust, are expanding the use of videoconferencing to maintain one-on-one conversations among employees in different locations and to offer customers an opportunity to meet with specialists, such as mortgage loan officers. more
Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, Britain’s largest taxpayer owned bank, has given “unacceptable” returns to shareholders, CEO Ross McEwan said. more
Banks stand to lose as much as $4.5 billion in annual revenue as regulations aimed at improving financial stability alter how interest-rate swaps are bought and sold, according to a report from McKinsey & Co. more
WESTERLY – Washington Trust Bancorp Inc. last week announced a net income increase of 18.4 percent in the first quarter from the same period last year. Washington Trust Bancorp, parent of The Washington Trust Co., reported net income of … more
Vice president of government and institutional banking for Webster discusses his involvement with Girls on the Run Rhode Island. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has proclaimed Jan. 14 as “Credit Union Day” to mark and celebrate 100 years of credit union services in the state. more
Washington Trust Commercial Real Estate Group last week financed an acquisition in the amount of $6.825 million for a multi-tenant retail center in New Jersey. more
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