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Report: KLR ranks No. 87 among 400 largest accounting firms in...

PROVIDENCE – Kahn Litwin Renza & Co. Ltd. was the only Rhode Island-based accounting firm to be ranked among the nation’s 400 largest, according...

R.I. tightens voting on pay packages for company executives

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island opposes increased compensation packages for corporate executives if the pay is not aligned with company performance, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner...
BARBARA COTTAM, chair of the R.I. Board of Education, spoke at the Computer Science for Rhode Island Summit held on Dec. 13 at the University of Rhode Island. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Two sections of Newport targeted for revitalization grants

PROVIDENCE – Newport may be known for its seaside mansions, but two neighborhoods in the community are being targeted for revitalization efforts.Citizens Bank’s charitable...
BROWN UNIVERSITY'S ENDOWMENT grew to $3.8 billion in the fiscal year 2017-2018 thanks to a 13.2 investment return. A total $163 million was spent during that period on the operating budget, financial aid, and teaching and research costs. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown endowment balloons to record-breaking $3.8B

PROVIDENCE - For the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2018, Brown University's endowment produced a 13.2 percent return bumping the total value to...

Report: Bank of America ranks No. 4 for customer satisfaction among...

PROVIDENCE – Bank of America ranked fourth among the six national retail banks in the United States for customer satisfaction, consumer ratings firm J.D....

Five Questions With: Jack Murphy

Jack Murphy is the president of business banking at Citizens Bank. His business banking team at the Providence-based bank serves companies with up to...

Providence Promise college savings program celebrates milestone

PROVIDENCE – A college savings program for Providence public school students has reached enrollment of 250 students, officials said.The Providence Promise program, administered by...

Citizens Financial Group appoints new board member, another to retire

PROVIDENCE – Terrance “Terry” J. Lillis, a retired financial-services executive from the Midwest, will join Citizens Financial Group Inc.’s board of directors, effective Feb....

TD Bank names new branch manager in Rhode Island

MIDDLETOWN – New Jersey-based TD Bank has named Charles L. Lomnitzer as assistant vice president and store manager of its new retail banking branch...
JPMORGAN CHASE & Co. announced Monday that it will enter the retail banking market in the Boston-Providence region. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/PETER FOLEY

JPMorgan Chase to start consumer banking in Boston-Providence market

PROVIDENCE – JPMorgan Chase & Co. will open retail banking branches in Greater Boston and Rhode Island, the company announced Monday.Chase branch operations in...
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