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Kickstarter, the service whose name has become synonymous with crowdfunding, has simplified its rules and will cut down on vetting projects. This controversial move is designed to reinforce a truth the current money-oriented startup community keeps forgetting: If an idea is crazy and unfeasible, that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be funded. more
Dismissed as a fad or flavor of the moment as recently as five years ago, the idea of incorporating an environmental, social, and governance lens in the investment process now looks here to stay. more
Researchers in Bethesda, Md., have spent eight years developing a handheld device to quickly assess potential brain trauma in injured U.S. soldiers and athletes with concussions. more
Chief investment officer and senior portfolio manager at Rockland Trust talks about the current state of the wealth-management field. more
Even if you’ve socked plenty of money away in your 401(k) plan and invested it carefully, some of your toughest decisions lie ahead. And don’t expect much help or clarity from the government or your employer. more
Many women, especially baby boomers, tend to set aside less for retirement than men, a gender gap arising from generational and social expectations, several Rhode Island financial planners have found, based on their work with couples, widows, and single and divorced women in the state. more
Kevin Hackman, an elder law attorney in Warwick, says he has about a dozen clients a year interested in reverse mortgages, only half of whom actually follow through and get one. more
The Washington Trust Co.’s multi-pronged growth strategy is paying off, as the state’s largest community bank registered a 9.1 percent year-over-year net income gain in the second quarter, despite a 6.2 percent decline in total interest and noninterest income. more
Betsey A. Purinton, 64, the managing director and chief investment officer for StrategicPoint Investment Advisors in Providence, is 13 years into her latest career – and still growing. more
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