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Ready or not, here it comes. The nationwide transition to EMV technology — short for Europay, MasterCard and Visa — is happening and all small businesses are expected to comply.Read More
The ICBA lists Northpointe as a top performer in 2015.
The Independent Community Bankers of America has listed Northpointe Bank in Grand Rapids as one of the top-performing community banks in the U.S. in its 2015 ratings, based on earnings and operational efficiencies throughout 2014. Read More
West Michigan viewed as a viable secondary market for real estate investment.
While a recent report highlights key issues impacting the national and international real estate market, several trends hit home for West Michigan. Read More
ACG’s Women in Finance group supports female leadership in financial careers.
Women in Finance, a new support group formed by the Association for Corporate Growth Western Michigan, is on a mission to “expose the challenges” and empower more women leaders in the financial professions. Read More
A startup has launched a web-based platform that helps accounting and finance professionals manage their continuing education and certifications. Read More
So you’ve got some money sitting around. You’re well invested in the stock market but looking to diversify your investment portfolio (preferably with an investment that provides an income stream accessible prior to turning 59-and-a-half). You think you might like to invest in real estate, but you’ve never done it before. You’ve got questions — so many that it may all seem overwhelming. Read More
Most are spending on R&D, introducing new products and planning to expand.
A West Michigan business report provides a snapshot of continued strength of Ottawa County and northern Allegan County businesses despite talent development concerns. Read More