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Legislation shows a lack of courage in General Assembly

As they say, timing is everything. And in this case, it’s just a little scary.On April 29 General Treasurer Seth Magaziner issued a report...

Report: Most R.I. municipal pension plans in ‘critical’ status

PROVIDENCE – Though funding levels for most of Rhode Island’s municipal pension plans have improved in recent years, a majority of them remain in...

Rhode Island college savings program gets top rating

PROVIDENCE – CollegeBound, Rhode Island’s 529 education savings program, has been rated as one of the best plans in the nation by Savingforcollege.com, an...

State leaders push for broader pension plan transparency

PROVIDENCE – Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio, D-Providence, and House Majority Leader K. Joseph Shekarchi, D-Warwick, have introduced bills to require pension plans managed...

State pension fund exceeds benchmark

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s pension fund earned $323 million from investments in January, a 4.1 percent return that finished ahead of the fund benchmark...
RHODE ISLAND has been named the lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against Alphabet Inc. alleging a failure to disclose pertinent information related to a data exposure that occurred on the company's social platform Google+. / BLOOMBERG NEWS/KRISZTIAN BOSCI

R.I. becomes lead plaintiff in class action against Google

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has been named the lead plaintiff in an investor class action lawsuit against Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google,...

Five Questions With: Seth Magaziner

Seth Magaziner, a Democrat, is beginning his second four-year term as Rhode Island’s general treasurer after defeating Republican challenger Michael G. Riley in last...

Magaziner: R.I. students lack personal finance education

PROVIDENCE – General Treasurer Seth Magaziner says the Ocean State doesn’t measure up when it comes to educating students about personal finance.Magaziner’s office recently...

State pension fund takes legal action against Google’s parent company

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island pension fund is taking legal action against the parent company of internet giant Google, alleging that company leaders hid...

Brock named new chief of staff for general treasurer’s office

PROVIDENCE – Kate Brock will serve as chief of staff in the R.I. Office of the General Treasurer, effective Jan. 1, General Treasurer Seth...
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