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New definition of ‘small’ credit unions expected to ease burdens

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

As president of Manchester-based Northeast Family Credit Union, with nearly 35 years in the industry, Joanne Todd is no stranger to regulations. But since the economic downturn of 2008, she says, the...

Banker Brouillard is 'Main Street's Mr. Fix-It'

John Stearns |

Rheo Brouillard, president and CEO of Willimantic-based Savings Institute Bank and Trust Co., travels to Washington, D.C., about every other month to advocate on behalf of community banks and...

AG urges free credit monitoring participation

In the wake of a recent T-Mobile and Experian data breach, Attorney General George Jepsen is urging consumers to avail themselves of free credit monitoring being offered. The monitoring...

Full slate Fri. for Webster Bank’s 80th

All 163 of Webster Bank’s in and out-of-state offices and branches will kick off the Waterbury lender’s 80th birthday Friday with political- and civic-studded list of dignitaries reading...

W. Hartford tax preparer gets 10 days

A West Hartford man accused of stealing thousands from the IRS through falsely individual income-tax returns will spend 10 days in prison, authorities say.

Ex-Newington bank worker gets jail time

The ex-employee for TD Bank in Newington will spend 18 months in prison for stealing nearly $112,000 from customers' accounts, federal prosecutors say.

People’s United bests Webster’s deposit share

Bank of America remains, by far, Connecticut’s biggest deposit-taking institution, owning nearly a quarter of the $120.4 billion state residents’ had in checking, savings and other...

Ex-Im Bank freeze creates trade barriers for CT firms

John Stearns |

Congress's failure to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank is affecting more Connecticut companies than just General Electric, according to a trade official in the state.

B of A’s latest mobile offering: fingerprint sign-in

Q&A talks about mobile technology at Bank of America with Kevin Cunningham, credit executive, Northeast region and Canada, and Connecticut state president, Bank of America.

Malloy $103M cuts appear to balance budget


Connecticut comptroller Kevin Lembo said Thursday that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's $102.8 million in budget rescissions appeared to have balanced the state's fiscal 2016 budget, although Lembo warned the...

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