Banking & Finance

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


Inside Track: Foundation of trust propels Zhang to top

Managing partner and CEO of Zhang Financial said he has achieved top status as financial planner through hard work, relationships.

June 23, 2017
After almost three decades living in the United States and running a wealth management practice, Charles Zhang said his treasure isn’t in the millions he’s made — it’s in the people who trust him. Read More

Bank names new leadership

June 21, 2017
The long-time president and CEO of Michigan’s largest banking company is stepping down. Read More

First Community Bank targets small business community

Fifth-generation, family-owned bank continues expansion in market filled with corporate banks.

June 16, 2017
A diverse small business community is leading the growth for First Community Bank in Grand Rapids. Read More

VC fund invests in smoothie startup

June 16, 2017
The venture capital fund of a food maker in the region has invested seed money in a company that makes frozen smoothies. Read More

Credit union building branch

June 16, 2017
A local credit union is consolidating two “outdated” branches into a new 2,950-square-foot space. Read More

Bank making acquisition

June 15, 2017
A bank with a large presence in West Michigan plans to acquire a bank on the state’s east side. Read More

Credit union completes branch

June 15, 2017
A local credit union has finished construction on a new 2,800-square-foot branch across the street from a former location. Read More

Audit firm sells to insurance company

June 6, 2017
An insurance company based on the state's east side has acquired a West Michigan audit firm. Read More

President Trump's proposed tax reform

May 31, 2017
President Donald Trump recently unveiled a new tax reform proposal titled “2017 Tax Reform for Economic Growth and American Jobs.” This reform calls for considerable changes, and it is important to know how these future revisions could affect you and your business. Read More

Nonprofit launches Latino teller program

May 26, 2017
A local nonprofit has launched a Latino bank teller training program in partnership with a bank. Read More