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 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:26:05 EST Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:26:05 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150730/NJBIZ01/150739973&source=RSS Investors Bank arranges financing for two buildings The commercial real estate lending group of Short Hills-based Investors Bank recently arranged more than 31 million in financing for a pair of New Jersey properties, it announced earlier this month. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150730/NJBIZ01/150739973&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150730/NJBIZ01/150739979&source=RSS ADP earnings higher, but short of Street's prediction Although diluted earnings rose in ADP's fiscal fourth quarter, the results still fell short of analyst estimates Thursday. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150730/NJBIZ01/150739979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150730/NJBIZ01/150739980&source=RSS Pinnacle Foods' higher earnings top analyst estimates Pinnacle Foods Inc. said Thursday that its diluted earnings rose more than 9 percent, edging past analyst estimates on the strength of stronger sales. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150730/NJBIZ01/150739980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150730/NJBIZ01/150739983&source=RSS Vonage earnings rise, beating Street's expectations Vonage Holdings Corp. said Thursday that its adjusted earnings rose 33 percent in the second quarter, topping Wall Street expectations. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150730/NJBIZ01/150739983&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150729/NJBIZ01/150729734&source=RSS With help from variety of funding sources, Foodtown coming to Elizabeth A mix of government agencies and private institutions are funding a new development project to bring a major supermarket and shopping center to Elizabeth, according to Valley National Bank. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150729/NJBIZ01/150729734&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150728/NJBIZ01/150729771&source=RSS Peapack-Gladstone Bank adds human resources executive Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation and its Peapack-Gladstone Bank subsidiary have named a new executive vice president and director of human capital, the banking company announced Tuesday. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150728/NJBIZ01/150729771&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150728/NJBIZ01/150729773&source=RSS Wyndham earnings rise, beating expectations Wyndham Worldwide Corporation said Tuesday its earnings rose 13 percent in the second quarter of 2015, topping analysts' expectations. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150728/NJBIZ01/150729773&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/INDINSIGHTS/150729794&source=RSS Credit unions waste taxpayer millions on lobbying, self indulgence Credit unions often attempt to justify their federal tax exemption, which costs Americans more than 3 billion annually, by saying those dollars get passed on to their members. However, the Center for Public Integrity notes that since 2008 credit unions have spent more than 600 million on trade groups, lobbyists, political donations, naming. . . Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/INDINSIGHTS/150729794&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/150729818&source=RSS Peapack-Gladstone Bank appoints president of wealth management division Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announced Monday the appointment of Thomas J. Ross, Jr. as executive vice president of the bank and president of Wealth Management Consultants. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/150729818&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/150729819&source=RSS Breaking through Women are now the majority in profession The gender scales have tipped, and New Jersey now has more women accountants than men. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/150729819&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279987&source=RSS Problem solved How your succession plan could be a merger Edward Dratch never gave much thought to his succession plan. As the founding partner of Rose Dratch Gilbert PA, he was squarely focused on running and growing his firm &#8212 until one day, the brokers came knocking on his door. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279987&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279988&source=RSS QA Nick Magone has some big insights about working with small startups Things are different for CPAs in the high-stakes startup world. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279989&source=RSS Fraud alert Decades-old Benford's Law is new way to detect a numbers' game That whole thing about a &#8220random set of numbers?&#8221 It turns out &#8212 there is no such thing. Just ask your CPA. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279990&source=RSS The big score When Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan reneged on his verbal agreement to sign with the Dallas Mavericks at the last minute, some questioned his character and ethics. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279991&source=RSS How technology is pushing profession forward The role of the accountant has moved from historian to fortuneteller. The profession has evolved from record keeper to proactive business consultant. Simply put, the CPAs of today are working in real time and helping clients look to the future. &#8220Accountants don't just do histo Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279991&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279992&source=RSS The DAK Group specializes in middle-market MAs Michael Spingeld &#8212 former chief executive officer and president of Craftmaster Hardware in Northvale &#8212 wanted to grow his third-generation, security supplies distribution company. So he decided to sell it. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279992&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150724/NJBIZ01/150729839&source=RSS Crowdfunding bill advances to Christie's desk A bill that would allow private businesses in New Jersey to crowdfund through Web portals has received final legislative approval and is now heading to Gov. Chris Christie's desk for consideration. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150724/NJBIZ01/150729839&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150724/NJBIZ01/150729852&source=RSS Accounting firm acquires Linwood office condo An accounting firm has added a Linwood location, taking space at the Linwood Commons complex, Wolf Commercial Real Estate said Friday. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150724/NJBIZ01/150729852&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150724/NJBIZ01/150729857&source=RSS CBRE Group arranges 7.7M in refinancing for retail center in Monroe Township Commercial real estate brokerage CBRE Group Inc. announced Friday that its Capital Markets Debt Structured Finance team has completed 7. 7 million in refinancing secured by a community retail center in Monroe Township. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150724/NJBIZ01/150729857&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150724/NJBIZ01/150729891&source=RSS NJBIZ announces CFO of the Year finalists NJBIZ is pleased to announce the finalists for its 2015 CFO of the Year awards. The CFO of the Year awards celebrate New Jersey's financial executives at all levels &#8212 including chief financial officers, controllers, chief accounting officers and more &#8212 who contribute to the economic growth of both their company and the Garden State. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150724/NJBIZ01/150729891&source=RSS