Banking & Finance

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


Safety lighting maker names CFO

September 22, 2016
A man with years of international business experience is the new CFO and VP of finance at a maker of safety lighting products in the area. Read More

MET allows parents, students to lock in current tuition rates

Future college students can avoid paying more for education.

September 16, 2016
With college costs rising annually, there’s a way to lock in a tuition price at this year’s rate for a potential student still more than a decade from college. Read More

Investment firm calls for 'changes' at Perrigo

September 13, 2016
An investment firm with a 4.6-percent ownership stake in Perrigo Company has sent a letter to the drug maker’s CEO, expressing displeasure with the company’s performance over the past year. Read More

Entrepreneurs’ waning appetite for risk dampens SBA loan activity

Number of options for small businesses has put market on hold.

September 9, 2016
A larger number of options and tepid entrepreneurs have led to a dip in Small Business Administration lending at Huntington Bank. Read More

Food distributor names chief accounting officer

September 6, 2016
A local food distributor and retailer has a new C-suite executive. Read More

College buddies dive into drone market

Inexpensive underwater robot should be ready for public next summer.

September 2, 2016
Like countless others before him, Danny Vessells found his inspiration in nature. Read More

Judge sentences man for investment fraud scheme

September 2, 2016
A man who defrauded 20 people in West Michigan through an investment fraud scheme is headed to prison. Read More

Insurance division acquires agency

September 1, 2016
A credit union’s insurance division has expanded its reach in the region via an acquisition of a nearly 90-year-old insurance agency. Read More

Bank expanding into market

August 31, 2016
A community bank based on the state’s east side is moving into the “robust” West Michigan market. Read More

The rescission doctrine is a real-life do-over

August 31, 2016
Have you ever made a business decision and later wished you hadn’t? Do you wish you could go back and change it? Similar to a mulligan in golf, the IRS has a do-over option for you. Read More