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BANK OF AMERICA reported a net income of $7.2 billion in the third quarter. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/RON ANTONELLI

Bank of America’s deposits surge in R.I. on mobile banking

Going by the numbers, Bank of America had a banner year in Rhode Island. Its deposits within the state skyrocketed to $12.4 billion as...

Five Questions With Mark J. Meiklejohn

Mark J. Meiklejohn | President and CEO, Bank Rhode Island1. What drove Bank Rhode Island’s increased profit this year? Bank Rhode Island is...

Narragansett Bay Commission names Horridge as new executive director

PROVIDENCE – The Narragansett Bay Commission has named Laurie Horridge, a lawyer and veteran officer of the commission, to lead the agency as its...
HARBORONE BANK of Warwick was among six banks and business finance firms honored as exemplary lenders for small business in a recent ceremony by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Shown above are (left to right) SBA Regional Administrator Wendell Davis, HarborOne Bank Vice President Joseph Hindle, and SBA Regional Director Mark Hayward. / COURTESY/U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

SBA honors R.I. small-business lenders of the year

LINCOLN – Four banks and two business finance firms in Rhode Island were honored as exemplary lenders to small businesses by the U.S. Small...
RHODE ISLAND INFRASTRUCTURE BANK has long supported projects with a positive environmental impact, but the bank formalized its commitment by taking the Green Bond Pledge, said Jeffrey Diehl, the bank’s CEO. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND INFRASTRUCTURE BANK

Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank takes Green Bond Pledge

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank has taken the Green Bond Pledge, which asserts that when applicable, bonds financing long-term infrastructure and capital...

Five Questions With: Michael DeCataldo

Michael DeCataldo is the founder and managing member of SK Wealth Management LLC and senior tax partner at Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., a public...

Accounting firms merge to create ‘national accounting force’ for nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Accounting giant Marcum LLC is merging its nonprofits business unit with the accounting firm of Raffa PC, which specializes in that line...

Kilmartin joins efforts to protect military members from predatory lenders

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general calling for the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

Marstone helps banking giant with digital services

PROVIDENCE – A small Providence firm will help banking giant HSBC Group develop a new online platform to serve its wealth management customers.Marstone Inc.,...
BUILDERS STARTED on the most single-family homes in January in more than four years.  / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Washington Trust sees decline in new residential mortgage business

WESTERLY – Decreases in regional banking leader Washington Trust’s residential mortgage totals in the last quarter reflect the rise in interest rates this year...
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