A longtime soap manufacturer in southern New Jersey decided to invest in some new machinery a few years back. Business was good, but company executives thought production could run a little faster. Read More »»
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, exclusive leasing agent for Sylvan Corporate Center in Englewood Cliffs, consummated nearly 100,000 square feet in new leases at the property. Read More »»
For a small-business owner, retirement planning can be a complex exercise, according to Robert Weiss, market manager for JP Morgan Private Bank in New Jersey. Read More »»
Joe Ready, the director of Institutional Retirement and Trust at Wells Fargo, said his company administers about $300 billion in retirement plan assets for more than 3.6 million people. Read More »»
When President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address last month to unveil the "MyRA" — he was introducing a new workplace retirement savings plan for the country. Read More »»
Michael Adler has long said that everyone should own “a little piece of Apple stock.” But when missed earnings caused share prices to drop late last month, the Aberdeen dentist felt much better “knowing that I don’t have all my eggs in the stock market.” Read More »»
Newark-based Prudential Financial Inc. announced Friday a number of senior management changes. Read More »»
Linda Bowden once heard a story from a former colleague — a woman in banking like herself — about getting called in for an annual review and being told quite bluntly that she would be getting a pretty paltry raise. Read More »»
A few years back, Provident Bank set out to start a women-in-banking group within the organization. A group like that doesn't work without buy-in from the bank's female executives, women such as Bernadette Macko. Her reaction? Not interested. Read More »»
Making loans to help small businesses bound back from Sandy has enabled UCEDC, a statewide, nonprofit economic development corporation, to become the state's leading maker of microloans, a program sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Read More »»
A new ADP report released Wednesday shows the nation added 175,000 private sector jobs in January, a weaker figure than prior months, blamed partly on bad weather. Read More »»
BATS Global Markets, recently merged with Jersey City-based stock exchange operator Direct Edge, announced Wednesday a new executive team combining the two companies' leadership. Read More »»
Small business owners are the most optimistic they have been in five years, according to the latest quarterly Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, and they expect their businesses to increase cash flow and hire more employees in 2014. Read More »»
Princeton-based electronic payment processor Heartland Payment Systems is suing a competitor, alleging that Mercury Payment Systems is deceptively inflating fees on merchants, among other things. Mercury, based in Durango, Colo., denies the charges. Read More »»
Morristown-based Crum & Forster Enterprise announced Tuesday it has appointed Marc Ardee chief executive officer of First Mercury Financial Corporation and CoverX Corporation, both operating units of Crum & Forster. Read More »»
Fairfield-based Kearny Financial Corporation, holding company for Kearny Federal Savings Bank, announced Thursday its acquisition of Atlas Bank, with offices in Brooklyn and Staten Island. Read More »»
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