Banking & Finance

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


Kentwood sues developer over safety issues

City claims Group Five Management Company failed to fix HVAC units in several residential properties.

December 13, 2019
The city of Kentwood is taking a metro Detroit developer to court over multiple safety issues at its residential properties. Read More

DGRI offering retail grants

Organization wants to encourage retailers to move downtown.

December 13, 2019
For the past 20 years, the population touching downtown Grand Rapids has doubled, according to Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., but despite the boom in foot traffic, retail options still are scarce. Read More

West Michigan employers rank among 'Best Workplaces for Women'

December 13, 2019
Three organizations in West Michigan have been ranked among the “Best Workplaces for Women.” Read More

Michigan Legislature OKs restoring over half of vetoed funds

December 12, 2019
LANSING — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature overwhelmingly voted to restore more than half of the state funding that Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed, largely resolving a protracted budget process that broke down over fixing aging roads and morphed into a fight about gubernatorial powers. Read More

West Michigan financial advisers named among ‘fastest growing’ in US

December 12, 2019
A pair of financial adviser practices in the region have been recognized among the fastest growing in the nation by revenue. Read More

Private equity fund invests in driver education company

December 12, 2019
The capital management arm of a local investment banking firm has made its second portfolio company investment. Read More

Bank opens regional office downtown

December 11, 2019
A bank has unveiled its new regional corporate office and banking center inside a newly completed high-rise downtown. Read More

Financial Times rates advisers among ‘Top 401’ in US

December 10, 2019
Three West Michigan financial advisers have been named among the best in the nation by an industry publication. Read More

Bank teaching finance at nonprofit

December 9, 2019
A nonprofit is partnering with a bank to offer a finance class to its clients. Read More

West Michigan town ranks No. 1 for affordability

December 9, 2019
A personal finance website has ranked a town in the region as the top city for high salaries and low cost of living. Read More