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To the Editor: I read with great interest Massachusetts Bankers President Dan Forte's comments on the credit union industry and must set the record straight. The bulk of Forte's comments surround the issue of credit unions being … more
The political purpose behind the proposals to combat gun violence that Hillary Clinton introduced last week may be to outflank her top rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Bernie Sanders. On this issue, he's been a shrinking violet. But … more
"MORE TOYS," Armando DeDona observed, as he cut open the shrink-wrapped hoses and heat exchanger delivered one September evening to Long Live Beerworks, the newest among a small but growing list of packaging craft breweries in the state. … more
Companies used to view their marketing efforts as a sales funnel. In this traditional model, a company would first try to get as many people into this funnel as possible. They would then push their prospects through stages of awareness, familiarity, … more
Two basic questions with big consequences for workers and employers: "Do I have the right investment mix for my retirement goals? Which investment options should I include in the retirement plan I'd like to offer my employees?" But how many … more
There's a Haitian proverb that the author Tracy Kidder made famous: "Beyond mountains there are mountains." It's a metaphor meant to say that when you solve a big, challenging problem, another one presents itself. It's not the most sunny, … more
More than 200 small-business owners and advocates met with Rhode Island lawmakers on Friday to discuss policy measures they hope will garner support in this year’s legislative session. more
Dockwa Inc., a Newport-based tech startup that helps boaters research, plan and book cruising trips, has raised $2 million in private capital in its most recent seed funding round. more
Hidden in the back of the big omnibus bill that passed just days before Congress broke for the holidays was an important new change in the tax laws. It gives a boost to small and midsized businesses, and might help stimulate the economy. … more
I joined TBC directly out of URI in 1974 and five years later took over stewardship of the company when my father retired. For the past 35 years the company has been my epistemic crucible, revelatory prism and an often harrowing, emotional roller … more
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