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SPANNING THE GAP: Magdalena Andreozzi, founder of Grands Flourish Inc., says many of the grandparents her organization supports lost contact when many group functions switched to online-only after the COVID-19 pandemic struck. Now Andreozzi is using a grant to get those people reconnected. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Crisis exposes depths of the ‘digital divide’ 


When Magdalena Andreozzi moved workshops offered by her nonprofit online during the COVID-19 pandemic last summer, she expected some bumps in the transition. After all,...

R.I. Commerce establishing small-business-assistance grant program

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. is establishing a small-business-assistance grant program to serve as infrastructure for distributing up to $5,000 grants to Rhode...
CREDIT COUNSELOR: Michael Garcia, a partner in enterprise solutions for Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. Ltd., has been spending a lot of time fielding questions from clients about the Employee Retention Credit. / COURTESY KAHN, LITWIN, RENZA & CO. LTD.

Revisions boost interest in special tax credit

A $5,000-per-employee tax credit may sound like a great incentive. But the Employee Retention Credit rolled out under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security...
GOV. GINA M. Raimondo announced Tuesday that Rhode Island has used all of its $1.25 billion in CARES Act funds. / COURTESY R.I. CAPITOL TV

Raimondo: R.I. is on track to use ‘every dollar’ of CARES...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is on track to spend every dollar of the state's $1.25 billion slice of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security...

Pryor calls R.I. small-business grants a success but with ‘more to...

PROVIDENCE - Acknowledging there is more to do to help struggling small businesses, R.I. Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor in an interview on Monday characterized...

Report: Essential workers continue to struggle to make ends meet

PROVIDENCE – Many of Rhode Island's families were already living from one paycheck to the next prior to the pandemic taking over the economy...

Businesses face higher unemployment taxes due to pandemic

PROVIDENCE - Due to the pandemic, Rhode Island’s unemployment insurance trust fund has “decreased significantly,” which will lead to employers having to dip into...
MONEY CONCERNS: When Janet Tanury was forced to temporarily close her clothing boutique in the spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic, she stopped making contributions to her retirement account.  / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

More people resorting to raiding their nest egg

Janet Tanury had been dutifully putting away money for retirement for years and was even considering doubling her contribution. Then, COVID-19 hit, shutting down Botticelli...

A $29.6M price tag for security in a pandemic

The state has paid $29.6 million to construct and maintain three field hospitals that have gone unused during the coronavirus crisis, but this insurance...
FEWER THAN 5% of workers with retirement accounts through Fidelity have taken advantage of CARES Act provisions allowing them to withdraw money without penalty, according to new research by Fidelity Investments.

Fidelity: Few workers withdrawing from retirement accounts, despite CARES Act provisions

BOSTON, Mass. – Despite market volatility and an uncertain economic future, fewer than 5% of workers with retirement accounts through Fidelity Investments Inc.  have...

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