Four years after Sovereign Bank was acquired by global banking giant Banco Santander SA, which is based in Spain, the name change to Santander Bank will become official on Oct. 17. That impending change, even though many in the financial community consider it just about a name, will nevertheless put Sovereign’s Region President for Southern New England Brian A. Azar in the spotlight. more
BOSTON – A company that provides ATMs to numerous convenience stores, restaurants and other retail businesses in Massachusetts agreed to pay $50,000 to settle allegations that it failed to post fee-disclosure notices on certain machines, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week.
Rhode Island was on par with the low national credit card delinquency rate but had the highest rate of debt increase in the second quarter of 2013, credit analysis company TransUnion reported Tuesday.
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. has received a $50,000 grant from Rockland Trust Community Development Corp. to provide financial counseling to small businesses in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
BOSTON – Two Massachusetts credit unions have asked state regulators for permission to expand their membership areas within the Bay State and into Rhode Island, the Boston Business Journal reported.
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