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Bristol County is the place to grow up in Rhode Island in terms of earning power if you are poor, according to a New York Times article which studied Rhode Island counties to determine how location affects future income. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts have fallen every week since early July, dropping 4 cents and 5 cents, respectively, according to AAA Northeast. more
A new report says that many Rhode Island households are not earning enough to make ends meet. more
Cash collections increased 3.5 percent through the first four months of the fiscal year when compared with the same period last year, but decreased 2 percent when comparing October with October 2014, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
Brian Azar is Santander Bank’s regional president of southern and western New England. Azar talks with Providence Business News about the bank's new service line designed specifically for its wealthier customers. more
Rhode Island is still one of the top states for energy efficiency, but it slipped a spot to fourth place this year in the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. more
Self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline fell a penny in Rhode Island and Massachusetts from last week, AAA Northeast said. more
Federal Reserve policy makers said the economy is still expanding at a “moderate” pace and they will consider tightening policy at their next meeting in December without making a commitment to act this year. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate was 1.9 percent in September, unchanged from a year ago, but slightly above the national rate of 1.2 percent, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
McDonald’s Corp., facing its worst U.S. sales slump in more than a decade, is turning to customized menu items in a bid to lure more millennials and shake off its reputation for selling outdated fast food. more
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