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Union with Firstbank Corp. will not occur until at least late January.
Mercantile Bank Corp. in Grand Rapids has advised the Securities and Exchange Commission via a Form 8-K in late November that its proposed merger with Firstbank Corp. “will not be completed on January 1, 2014, as previously disclosed." Read More
In the aftermath of the Great Recession, new banking regulations and procedures have dramatically changed the financial market, and there are few industries that have been more impacted than real estate. Read More
Becky Renner Anderson is Edward Jones’ first million dollar woman in Michigan.
Unlike some college students, Becky Renner Anderson knew when she enrolled at Hope College what she wanted to do: work as an Edward Jones financial advisor. Read More
That’s Fifth Third’s optimistic view of 2013 through 2015.
Mitch Stapley and John Augustine of Fifth Third Bank see the national economy “finally gathering strength,” and say the country may enjoy a “one, two, three economy” over the next couple of years — if there aren’t too many headwinds whipped up by the federal government. Read More
Lake Michigan Credit Union claims West Michigan firsts in size and mortgages.
Now in its 80th year, Lake Michigan Credit Union has announced it is the largest financial institution headquartered in West Michigan and also the region’s largest mortgage originator. Read More