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ACCOUNTING FIRM Citrin Cooperman, a longtime fixture in Providence’s downtown financial district, is relocating to another office closer to the Rhode Island State House.

Citrin Cooperman finds new home in Providence

PROVIDENCE – National accounting firm Citrin Cooperman has moved its longtime office in downtown Providence’s financial district to a location closer to the Rhode...
KEVIN CHAMBERLAIN, Citizens Bank’s relationship manager for middle-market commercial banking, said he helps his client businesses “see around corners” to mitigate financial risks. / COURTESY CITIZENS BANK

Five Questions with: Kevin Chamberlain

Kevin Chamberlain is senior vice president and relationship manager for Citizens Bank's Middle Market Commercial Banking Group.In his current position, Chamberlain is responsible for...
SETH MAGAZINER, the state’s general treasurer, came out with a report that found seven Rhode Island municipalities have financial liabilities exceeding recommended levels./PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHEAL SALERNO

State finds seven municipalities with excessive financial liabilities

PROVIDENCE – Seven Rhode Island cities and towns have debt and pension liabilities in excess of recommended limits, warranting heightened attention from officials in...
FM GLOBAL released a study that found corporate executives often overestimate what their cybersecurity insurance will cover. Above, the company's Johnston headquarters. / COURTESY FM GLOBAL

FM Global: Cybersecurity insurance doesn’t cover everything

JOHNSTON – Seven in 10 senior financial executives at the world’s largest companies believe their insurer would cover most or all losses their company...
CITIZENS BANK is conducting a contest for Rhode Island nonprofits that work for “inclusion and equality.”

Citizens Bank holds contest for nonprofits promoting inclusion

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Bank and television station WJAR-TV NBC 10 are partnering for a contest to give a winning Rhode Island nonprofit $35,000 and...

Nine nonprofits receive grants from HarborOne Foundation Rhode Island

WARWICK — Nine nonprofit organizations in the Greater Providence area received a combined $32,500 in financial support from the HarborOne Foundation Rhode Island for...

Banks tied to fossil fuel lending

This wasn’t the welcome to Rhode Island that JPMorgan & Chase envisioned.Protesters gathered recently at the bank's soon-to-open branch near Brown University in Providence....

Congress could ruin your 401(k)

Saving for retirement can be a perilous endeavor in the U.S., thanks in part to the Trump administration’s moves to weaken safeguards against unscrupulous...

Five municipalities save $560K by refinancing bonds through R.I. Infrastructure Bank

PAWTUCKET – Five municipalities recently saved $559,826 by refinancing bonds through the R.I. Infrastructure Bank.The refinancing of Drinking Water State Revolving Fund bonds was...
ELLEN FORD, the longtime leader of People's Credit Union in Middletown, is expected to retire in November./COURTESY/PEOPLE'S CREDIT UNION

People’s Credit Union CEO Ford to retire

 MIDDLETOWN – Ellen Ford, the longtime CEO of People’s Credit Union, is expected to retire in November. Sean Daly, the credit union’s executive vice...
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