Banking & Finance

Jan 18, 2023

Peoples Security opens Doylestown business center

Peoples Security Bank & Trust Co. of Scranton has opened a new business center in Doylestown at 339 South Main Street.  

Jan 17, 2023

American Bank reports record year for net income

American Bank of Allentown said it had record net income for 2022 as it announces its earnings for the year ended Dec. 31.   

Jan 13, 2023

Berks County commissioners set goals for 2023 

Fiscal responsibility and retaining and growing business are the Berks County commissioners’ top goals for 2023. 

Jan 10, 2023

Secure Act 2.0 beneficial; impact to be seen

Small employers who start new employee retirement plans under Secure Act 2.0 passed by Congress at the end of the year will find themselves faced with more paperwork for their efforts.  

Jan 5, 2023

Update: Capital Blue Cross fined $85,000 for claims violations

The story has been updated with a comment from Capital Blue Cross on the violations. Harrisburg-based Capital Blue Cross has been ordered to pay an $85,000 penalty by the Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID) after an Affordable Care Act market conduct examination found claims violations. 

Dec 21, 2022

Reading Hospital Foundation receives more than $41,700

"No Shave November” netted Reading Hospital Foundation more than $41,700 for men’s health. 

Dec 20, 2022

Two Lehigh Valley health bureaus to receive part of federal grant for public health

Allentown Bureau of Health and Bethlehem Bureau of Health are among 10 agencies to receive part of $98 million in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Infrastructure grant program. 

Dec 19, 2022

Penske inks deal to provide light-duty electric trucks

Penske Truck Leasing will provide its light-duty electric trucks to Sonepar for regional deliveries of electrical, industrial and safety products. 

Dec 16, 2022

Three recession-proof fields you should train for in 2023

As our energy bills soar and our retirement accounts shrink, a recent report delivers some good news for three growing fields that are predicted to be virtually recession-proof in 2023.   

Dec 16, 2022

Three tips for Community Foundations as recession fears grow

In the shadow of potential economic hardship, it can be difficult for service-oriented organizations to plan for 2023.

Dec 16, 2022

State preserves eight more Lehigh Valley and Berks County farms

Eight farms in the Lehigh Valley and Berks County are among 30 farms in 18 counties protected from development Thursday. 

Dec 15, 2022

Important financial planning considerations for 2023

In December, many people will be developing annual budgets and financial plans for the upcoming year.