NJBIZ - Banking, Finance and Accounting http://www.njbiz.com/section/banking_finance Banking, Finance and Accounting Banking, Finance and Accounting en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:55:04 EST Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:55:04 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150424/NJBIZ01/150429864&source=RSS Top 50 Companies for Diversity list features eight from N.J. When it comes to corporate diversity efforts, New Jersey can hold its head high. DiversityInc announced the results of its annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity on Thursday night, and Garden State firms were well-represented on the list. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150424/NJBIZ01/150429864&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150423/NJBIZ01/150429893&source=RSS Mack-Cali reports Q1 financial results Mack-Cali Realty Corp. announced Thursday its financial results for the first quarter of 2015. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150423/NJBIZ01/150429893&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150422/NJBIZ01/150429927&source=RSS Prudential chosen to administer Illinois water company's retirement plan Prudential Retirement has been chosen to administer the retirement plan for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, it announced Wednesday. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150422/NJBIZ01/150429927&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150420/NJBIZ01/150429979&source=RSS Big U.S. companies planning growth, fueled by tax awards, according to new survey If a company is going to grow, it is going to have to deal with the tax implications. So who better to turn to than corporate tax directors if you want to find out if their companies are planning to enter new markets? Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150420/NJBIZ01/150429979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150420/NJBIZ01/150429982&source=RSS N.J. Obamacare provider Oscar Insurance gets 145M in funding Oscar Insurance, the venture-funded startup that is the newest entry into the New Jersey health insurance market, announced a new round of funding totaling 145 million, bringing the company's total funding to date to 320 million. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150420/NJBIZ01/150429982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150420/NJBIZ01/304179990&source=RSS Total package Employment Horizons does the work right, and on time Even with the roar of hundreds of products being packaged, labeled and boxed enveloping him, it's easy to hear Ford Shaw teeming with pride. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150420/NJBIZ01/304179990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150420/NJBIZ01/304179996&source=RSS Picking right college is as important as paying for it With decades of financial advising experience behind them, Steven Sirot and David Slater learned long ago that paying for college was a huge issue for parents. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150420/NJBIZ01/304179996&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150419/EXECMOVES/150419829&source=RSS Close Up EVP of Sussex Bank A close up QA with Aditya Kishore of Sussex Bank. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150419/EXECMOVES/150419829&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150417/NJBIZ01/150419817&source=RSS MA firm brokers pair of sales Benjamin Ross Group, a merger-and-acquisition brokerage with offices in Princeton, recently wrapped up a pair of deals, it said Friday. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150417/NJBIZ01/150419817&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150417/NJBIZ01/150419827&source=RSS N.J. credit rating downgraded again by Moody's Driven by what Moody's Investors Service calls a &#8220lack of improvement in the state's weak financial position and large structural imbalance,&#8221 the Wall Street credit rating agency issued a downgrade Thursday of New Jersey's general obligation bonds, from A1 to A2. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150417/NJBIZ01/150419827&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150417/NJBIZ01/150419834&source=RSS Hudson City, MT extend merger deadline again The long-planned merger of Hudson City Bancorp Inc. and MT Bank Corporation may take a little longer, as the banks announced Friday they have extended the deadline for the deal to Oct. 31. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150417/NJBIZ01/150419834&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150417/NJBIZ01/150419842&source=RSS QA Bringing smash, sizzle to tax prep CEO of Jackson Hewitt cashing in on his retail restaurant experience David Prokupek went from food to finance &#8212 or from finance to food then back again, more accurately. But the Wall Street expert-turned-Smashburger CEO-turned-Jackson Hewitt leader suggests there's more commonalities between managing an investment firm, a restaurant chain and a tax giant than one would think. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150417/NJBIZ01/150419842&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150414/NJBIZ01/150419900&source=RSS Peapack-Gladstone Bank appoints SVP, chief credit officer Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp. and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announced Tuesday that it has appointed Lisa Chalkan senior vice president, chief credit officer. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150414/NJBIZ01/150419900&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150414/NJBIZ01/150419903&source=RSS In N.H., Christie proposes raising national retirement age to 69 Gov. Chris Christie was in New Hampshire on Tuesday to unveil a package of national proposals aimed at reforming Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and disability insurance &#8212 or so-called &#8220entitlements. &#8221 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150414/NJBIZ01/150419903&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150413/NJBIZ01/304109995&source=RSS A look at the history of bank architecture in N.J. You've probably passed by thousands of them. Once Kim Bunn serves you the involved history of bank buildings, these facilities no longer blend together in one run-of-the-mill visual soup. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150413/NJBIZ01/304109995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150413/NJBIZ01/304109996&source=RSS New life for iconic Newark tower Despite all the signs of being an active construction site &#8212 the pallets of cinderblocks and buckets of Sheetrock, the haze of dust and the wail of machinery &#8212 there's no hiding the grandeur of 15 Washington St. in Newark. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150413/NJBIZ01/304109996&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150408/NJBIZ01/150409824&source=RSS Standard Chartered Bank grows footprint again at Newark's 2 Gateway Standard Chartered Bank has signed a nearly 14,000-square-foot lease expansion at 2 Gateway Center in Newark, landlord CK Properties said. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150408/NJBIZ01/150409824&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150407/NJBIZ01/150409851&source=RSS Investors to open new branch in bank-starved Jersey City neighborhood Investors Bank is filling a longtime void in Jersey City&#8217s Bergen-Lafayette community, opening a full-service branch in a shopping center that has been without one for more than five years. Tue, 07 Apr 2015 14:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150407/NJBIZ01/150409851&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150407/NJBIZ01/150409854&source=RSS BCB Bancorp declares dividend to stock shareholders Bayonne-based BCB Bancorp Inc. announced Tuesday that its board of directors approved a dividend of 150 for each share of its Series A and B noncumulative perpetual preferred stock to be paid to shareholders on record as of April 1. Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150407/NJBIZ01/150409854&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150407/NJBIZ01/304079993&source=RSS The Genderational Gap, Part 3 Balancing a career and a kid A man's take Mark Philips is both an exception and exceptionally lucky. Tue, 07 Apr 2015 11:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150407/NJBIZ01/304079993&source=RSS