NJBIZ - Banking, Finance and Accounting http://www.njbiz.com/section/banking_finance Banking, Finance and Accounting Banking, Finance and Accounting en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:23:59 EST Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:23:59 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219904&source=RSS Sax Wealth Advisors acquires GM Financial Group, AUM increases to 1B Sax Wealth Advisors, an investment advisory firm with New Jersey offices in Clifton and Pennington, announced the acquisition of Pennington-based The GM Financial Group on Friday. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219904&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171207/NJBIZ01/171209883&source=RSS Two MT bank buildings trade in Paramus, CW reports Real estate firm Cushman Wakefield recently announced it completed the sale of two MT Banks located at 80 and 100 West Century Road in Paramus to a private firm and The Frisch School. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171207/NJBIZ01/171209883&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171204/NJBIZ01/171209949&source=RSS NJBIA small business survey Positive forecasts tempered by healthcare costs, minimum wage hike concerns While most small business owners in New Jersey are optimistic about 2018, most are also concerned about the possibility of a minimum wage increase to 15 per hour and rising healthcare costs, according to the New Jersey Business Industry Association&#8217s 59th Annual Business Outlook Survey. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171204/NJBIZ01/171209949&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171204/NJBIZ01/171209955&source=RSS Cushman Wakefield arranges financing for One Newark Center Real estate firm Cushman Wakefield announced Friday that it served as the exclusive advisor to Beijing Ideal Property Development Co. in arranging 66. 58 million in financing for One Newark Center. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171204/NJBIZ01/171209955&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171204/NJBIZ01/171209956&source=RSS Concrete manufacturer, CPA firm expand in Fair Lawn Real Estate brokerage firm Pagano Company recently announced it negotiated two lease expansions in Fair Lawn with ULMA Form Works Inc. and Bushoven Company CPAs. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171204/NJBIZ01/171209956&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171204/NJBIZ01/171209985&source=RSS Research before reach A primer to going global A company doesn't have to be huge to go global, but it must do its homework and then be prepared for a lot of paperwork, all while staying responsive to its clients' needs, according to experts. Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171204/NJBIZ01/171209985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171203/INDINSIGHTS/312049999&source=RSS Republicans' tax reform package hurts NY, NJ Watch carefully, New York and New Jersey &#8211 the tax proposals put forth by both the House and the Senate might have a significant impact on your tax returns. Fri, 01 Dec 2017 13:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171203/INDINSIGHTS/312049999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171130/NJBIZ01/171139985&source=RSS Peapack-Gladstone Bank names SVP, senior credit underwriter Bedminster-based Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp. and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announced the appointment of Christian Guadioso, senior vice president, senior credit underwriter at the bank. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171130/NJBIZ01/171139985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171130/NJBIZ01/171139987&source=RSS NJIT receives endowment for new ROT scholarship The New Jersey Institute of Technology recently announced Michael Gabelli and Kristina Gabelli have established a scholarship for ROT students in honor of Sal Capriglione, a World War II veteran. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171130/NJBIZ01/171139987&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171129/NJBIZ01/171129837&source=RSS NJ good for high-earners, less so for low-earners New Jersey is in the top set of states when it comes to take-home earnings for workers in very high paying jobs, said Michael Pao, co-founder of Trove Technologies, a storage company based in San Francisco. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171129/NJBIZ01/171129837&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171129/NJBIZ01/171129844&source=RSS New York Fed president discusses community banks, Bitcoin at Rutgers That was among the observations of Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley as he participated in a moderated discussion on current economic issues at Rutgers University Wednesday morning. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171129/NJBIZ01/171129844&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171129/NJBIZ01/171129847&source=RSS Murphy gubernatorial election third-most expensive in state's history Gov. -elect Phil Murphy spent over twice as much as his opponent Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno in his gubernatorial campaign, according to a report released by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 12:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171129/NJBIZ01/171129847&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171129/NJBIZ01/171129852&source=RSS Here are the most tax-friendly places for retirees in NJ, according to SmartAsset SmartAsset, a financial technology company, released its third annual study on the most tax friendly places for retirees. A more focused look at residents in the Garden State revealed New Jersey&#8217s tax system could be good &#8211 or bad, depending on your financial situation. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171129/NJBIZ01/171129852&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171128/NJBIZ01/171129866&source=RSS Retirement planning can be a sound investment When the owner of a New Jersey medical practice with about 20 employees wanted to assist them with retirement planning while also keeping administrative and other costs in line, she contacted Sheila Jacobs, an associate manager-vice president at Wells Fargo Advisors for the Northern New Jersey market. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171128/NJBIZ01/171129866&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171127/NJBIZ01/171129867&source=RSS 'Fine-tuning' loan application can make difference A services company in New Jersey wanted to make a business acquisition that would significantly expand its reach, but it needed up to 5 million in extra funds to make the deal happen. Before it submitted a loan application, the company turned to Levine, Jacobs Co. LLC for advice. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171127/NJBIZ01/171129867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171127/NJBIZ01/171129868&source=RSS Valley National Bank loses a giant Longtime CEO Lipkin passing torch to Robbins For many business owners, the process of growing an enterprise is similar to raising a child. They guide it from infancy to maturity, while trying to influence their offspring with a sense of morals &#8212 or best practices &#8212 providing them with the tools and experience to succeed on their own. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171127/NJBIZ01/171129868&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171127/NJBIZ01/171129876&source=RSS Rock-solid backing for Newark rebate plan Are the state's high property taxes getting you down? If you're a Newark resident, relief could be on the way. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171127/NJBIZ01/171129876&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171120/NJBIZ01/171129981&source=RSS Sax LLP Accounting seeks to grow its offerings, footprint in the northeast Clifton-based Sax LLP Accounting recently acquired the accounting firm Hunter Group CPA in Fairlawn. The acquisition, which closed on Nov. 1, increases Sax's size to 30 partners and a total of 168 employees and gives it offices in Clifton, Fairlawn and New York City. The move also expands the company's footprint in the northeast and will result in. . . Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171120/NJBIZ01/171129981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171120/NJBIZ01/171129990&source=RSS Verisk appoints CFO Jersey City-based Verisk Analytics Inc. , a data analytics provider, announced recently that Lee M. Shavel has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171120/NJBIZ01/171129990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171117/NJBIZ01/171119867&source=RSS Bleakley Financial Group affiliates with Hittinger Financial Fairfield-based Bleakley Financial Group expanded its reach this week by affiliating with Hittinger Financial, a Pennsylvania-based wealth management practice that serves clients throughout Pennsylvania and Virginia. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171117/NJBIZ01/171119867&source=RSS