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Insurer donates 45 acres to university

October 1, 2014
A national multi-line insurer has donated 45 acres of land in the area to a university to help it expand its athletic complex. Read More

Bank reaches $37.5M settlement

September 30, 2014
A Michigan bank with a large regional presence has reached a $37.5-million settlement with the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Read More

Startup develops college storage service

September 25, 2014
A startup is delivering space, convenience and "peer-to-peer storage" for college students in search of a little extra closet room. Read More

Grand Rapids Drive partner with bank

September 24, 2014
The Grand Rapids Drive have a “founding partner.” Read More

Michigan's personal property tax reform: It's not as easy as it sounds

September 24, 2014
On Aug. 5, Michigan voters elected to repeal Michigan’s personal property tax, or PPT. What does this mean for Michigan businesses? Read More

Unclaimed property audits could increase

September 19, 2014
Businesses with unclaimed property have a higher chance of becoming the subject of an audit, mostly due to an increase in the number of auditing firms across the country. Read More

The state of crowdfunding in Michigan

September 17, 2014
The Michigan Invests Locally Exemption, which went into effect on Dec. 30, 2013, amended the state’s uniform securities act to provide an exemption from registration under Michigan securities law for the sale by a company of its securities, most notably sales of securities via equity crowdfunding through third-party Internet portals. Read More

Investment banking firm re-brands

September 16, 2014
An investment banking firm with a 25-year history is re-branding itself to better reflect its scope of services, including a new partnership. Read More

Recruiting network acquires East Coast reach

September 16, 2014
A recruiting network with a global reach is expanding its presence on the East Coast through an acquisition. Read More

Rolling forecasts are best budgeting tools

September 16, 2014
For years, the traditional budget has been the tried and tested way to financially operate a business. Read More