Despite a host of phone and online options, many consumers exploring the state’s new public health care exchange or the offerings of private insurer Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island have eschewed convenience to get their questions answered in person.
These days, it’s easy for almost any small business to tap into the electronic payment system and accept credit and debit cards along with other types of e-payments. And there are plenty of payment processors competing for your business.
The Washington Trust Co. moved to the top of the list in profits in 2013 among 10 Rhode Island-based banks, while the previous year’s most profitable, RBS Citizens Financial Group, dropped to the bottom, according to the latest Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. industry report.
The United States is preparing to sue Bank of America Corp. amid an impasse in talks to resolve government probes of the lender’s sale of mortgage-backed bonds before the financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said.
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Paul Kloiber, RBS Citizens Financial Group branch manager, was recently honored with the bank’s Citizens Helping Citizens Volunteer Award, which honors employee volunteers who perform exemplary service to the community.
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