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Mechanics hires new senior VP of retail banking

Deborah A. Grimes has been named senior vice president of retail banking at Mechanics Cooperative Bank in Taunton. She will work to maintain retail...
COLLEGE CONSULTANTS, such as Cristiana Quinn of Providence, above, offer students more personalized advice than a guidance counselor could provide. /

Consultants find big demand <br>for good advice on colleges

Michelle and Gary Beamon didn’t know where to start when their daughter, Alix, reached the an age when college was looming on the horizon. “She’s...

Slater invests $3.1M in FY07, marks record returns

The state-backed Slater Technology Fund is “optimistic” about fiscal 2008, “after significant success in the fiscal year ending June 30,” the state-backed venture capital...

Citizens gives backpacks to more than 12,000 kids

The Citizens Bank Foundation, through a grant to Recycling for Rhode Island Education, supplied more than 12,000 non-logo backpacks containing donated school supplies to...

Fed finds racial disparities in loan rates

WASHINGTON – “The incidence of higher-priced lending for blacks and Hispanic white borrowers is notably greater than for non-Hispanic whites,” Federal Reserve analysts wrote...

Hasbro limits bond sale to $350M

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. (NYSE: HAS) trimmed its planned $600 million debt sale to $350 million, as the global credit crunch and investor concerns...

Dollar touches record low against euro

NEW YORK – The dollar dipped to a record low against the euro today as investors became more certain that Federal Reserve policymakers will...
IN THE 5-CAP simplified ratings system, the R.I. CollegeBoundfund gets a full five graduation caps for state residents. /

R.I. college fund ranked No. 1 in nation

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. CollegeBoundfund ranks No. 1 among such state-sponsored 529 college savings plans nationwide, in the latest review by Savingforcollege.com, news that...

FDIC: U.S. banks’ profits shrink as bad loans rise

The banking industry’s earnings fell 3.4 percent in the second quarter nationwide amid the biggest rise in delinquent loans in 17 years, according to...

STAC is accepting applications for $1.5M in grants

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council’s Research Alliance program, heading into its second funding cycle, is accepting applications from research...
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