Banking & Finance

Private equity, lenders, investments, credit unions and financial planning


Judge sentences ex-farm employees for conspiracy

October 8, 2015
Two more former Stamp Farms employees have been sentenced for conspiring to conceal assets in the bankruptcy case involving the former Decatur business. Read More

S&P Dow Jones names West Michigan companies to sustainability indices

October 7, 2015
S&P Dow Jones has named West Michigan companies to its 2015 sustainability indices. Read More

Fraud cases leading to safeguards

Forensic accountant reminds business owners that ‘trust is not an internal control.’

October 2, 2015
West Michigan is a nice place, a fairly economically successful place, but it’s not a place that’s immune to fraud. Read More

Retailers face most significant change in decades

The EMV chip embedded in credit and debit cards requires a new reader.

October 2, 2015
One of the biggest changes in retailers’ security and checkout systems is now in effect. Read More

Private equity firm named finalist for national Firm of the Year

October 2, 2015
A private equity firm is a finalist for the National Private Equity Firm of the Year award from an organization dedicated to the M&A industry. Read More

Faith-based nonprofit names CFO

October 2, 2015
A local faith-based nonprofit that serves the region has a new chief financial officer. Read More

1031 exchange: The basics

September 30, 2015
The IRS allows taxpayers to defer the payment of federal taxes on any gain associated with the exchange of property, provided the properties are "like-kind" in nature. Read More

Law firm wins $83M judgment against bank

September 29, 2015
A local law firm has won an $83-million judgment against a bank with a large presence in the region. Read More

Startup accelerator names inaugural cohort

September 24, 2015
An accelerator focused on the Internet of Things market has selected startups to participate in its first three-month program. Read More

Private equity firm acquires electronics supplier

September 18, 2015
A private equity firm in the region has added an electronics company to its portfolio. Read More