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Five Questions With: Stephen Tetzner

Stephen Tetzner is area vice president for Mortgage Equity Partners in Warwick. He has more than three decades of experience in the mortgage business,...
JOB MARKET SHIFTS: The ratio of job openings to unemployed people stood at nearly 2 to 1 near the end of 2022, a big difference from the ratio two years earlier at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Economist at PBN summit: Job market remains crucial question mark

Thomas Tzitzouris sees jobs as the big economic “wild card” in 2023. A labor market characterized by low unemployment can have a downside for businesses...
VERY CALCULATED: Rick Gorvett, chair of Bryant University’s mathematics department, says the creation of a master’s degree program in actuarial science comes at a time when the need for more actuaries is greater than ever. 
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New Bryant master’s program for those looking to make risk their...

Forget what you might think of people who work as actuaries – overworked number crunchers who toil away in windowless offices, dully calculating risks...
VERY CALCULATED: Rick Gorvett, chair of Bryant University’s mathematics department, says the creation of a master’s degree program in actuarial science comes at a time when the need for more actuaries is greater than ever. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

New Bryant master’s program for those looking to make risk their...

Forget what you might think of people who work as actuaries – overworked number crunchers who toil away in windowless offices, dully calculating risks...

The pain of Uncle Sam’s higher interest payments

Consumers and businesses aren’t the only ones feeling the pain of higher borrowing costs because of Federal Reserve rate hikes. Uncle Sam is too. The...

Fed lifts rate by quarter-point and signals more hikes ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve extended its fight against high inflation Wednesday by raising its key interest rate by a quarter-point, its eighth...

R.I. Infrastructure Bank awards $2.5M in municipal grants, including for Tidewater...

PROVIDENCE – A pedestrian bridge connecting a new, Pawtucket soccer stadium to residential and retail development across the Pawtucket River is one of nine...

Audit: Providence ends FY22 with $827K surplus, $40M pension investment loss

PROVIDENCE – The city ended fiscal year 2022 with an $827,00 surplus, according to a recently published audit by accounting firm CliftonLarsenAllen LLP. The surplus...

BankRI donates $90K to 23 R.I. nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island recently donated just under $90,000 to 23 Rhode Island nonprofits, according to a news release. The grants aim to support...

BankFive, SouthCoast Community Foundation open applications for $1.2M scholarship fund

PROVIDENCE – BankFive and the SouthCoast Community Foundation recently opened applications for its $1.2 million President’s Scholarship Fund, according to a news release. The scholarship...
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