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PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Housing last week launched a new down payment-assistance program, intended to attract and keep college graduates trying to purchase a first home. The Ocean State Grad Grant program will provide up to 3.5 percent … more
When Ellen Ford joined Middletown-based People's Credit Union in 1982 she started working in a position that many young women traditionally took in banking. She was a teller. "The women were the tellers, bookkeepers and the … more
Bank Rhode Island is relocating an East Providence branch about two miles down the road, saying it could help grow its Massachusetts customer base and provide greater convenience to patrons in the area. more
In a move that can only mean a presidential election campaign is upon us, the Justice Department said it is finally going to pursue individual white-collar criminals. more
Over the years, I have been critical of the way 401(k)s are created, administered and managed. They can be expensive and filled with underperforming actively managed funds, some of which charge way too much. more
In a lot of ways, traditional pensions are much better than the so-called defined contribution plans -- mostly 401(k)s -- that have largely replaced them in the U.S. private sector. more
Why are markets and the media so obsessed with the timing of the Federal Reserve's next interest-rate increase? The sheer intensity of their attention, I think, reveals a deeper problem: They don't understand what the Fed is ultimately trying to achieve. more
One of the best ways for investors to have made money in U.S. stocks last year was to acquire them just before earnings season began. Bulls need that trade to work now more than any time in the past few years. more
Startups and other small businesses will be free to raise money by selling stock over the Internet under new rules adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. more
Two big things have happened in the cryptocurrency world recently. The first is that there are now two competing versions of bitcoin: bitcoin core and bitcoin classic. There is quite a lot of argument about which will become more popular. The second development is that the price of bitcoin -- now known as bitcoin core -- rose a lot in late 2015. more
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