Banking & Finance

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


Credit Union Trust opens for business

May 20, 2019
Seven credit unions have received state approval to commence business as Credit Union Trust. Read More

Partnership leads to cheaper educational opportunities

Davenport offers tuition discounts for employees and members of Lake Michigan Credit Union.

May 17, 2019
Two West Michigan institutions are partnering to provide affordable educational opportunities. Read More

GR eyes displaced housing proposal

Residents at risk of having their homes demolished by new construction projects could receive $3,200.

May 17, 2019
Grand Rapids currently is mapping out a proposal to compensate households threatened to be displaced by new developments. Read More

Michigan chambers list legislative priorities

Grand Rapids among eight to recognize need for skilled workers as top issue.

May 17, 2019
The Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce and seven other chambers and organizations around the state have released a joint list of legislative priorities. Read More

Credit union building new HQ

May 16, 2019
A credit union in the region has begun work on a new 150,000-square-foot headquarters. Read More

Granger project soars to $2B

Walkable retail/mixed-use corridor will be located at Metro Health Village.

May 10, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Granger Group’s leaders were standing in the middle of a cornfield in Wyoming in 2004 on what would eventually be the site of Metro Health Village. Read More

Restaurant taps into reimagined Hudsonville

Sonder Eatery in Terra Square rebrands as ‘upscale diner’ to meet community demand for an everyday destination.

May 10, 2019
When “multipreneur” Garry VonMyhr took a look around Hudsonville a few years ago and noticed a dearth of good restaurants, he thought opening his own would fill the gap and bond him to the booming town. Read More

Study: Pharmacists were underpaid for drugs

Pharmacy benefit managers potentially pocketed $64M over two years, leaving Medicaid system to foot bill.

May 10, 2019
A new study shows middleman Medicaid management companies potentially overcharged Michigan taxpayers by at least $64 million over two years. Read More

River work, downtown core top DDA budget

Panel is in fourth year of following GR Forward plan for improvements.

May 10, 2019
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority is moving forward on significant capital improvement projects, including the reconstruction of Calder Plaza, according to its proposed budget for fiscal year 2020. Read More

Partners producing Nonprofit Forum

May 10, 2019
A half-day summit to help nonprofit professionals understand tax planning and employment law best practices is taking place tomorrow. Read More