Banking & Finance

Jul 25, 2016

$100K up for grabs at EnergyPath 2016

Industry leaders, professors, students and professionals will explore emerging technologies in alternative energy and discuss ways to incorporate them into their business.

Jul 25, 2016

As bankruptcies surge, domino effect on others feared

A recent report by Creditsafe USA Inc., a South Whitehall Township-based business intelligence supplier, shows troubling economic figures.

Jul 19, 2016

It’s official – National Penn bank branches now BB&T

All former National Penn Bank branches in the Greater Lehigh Valley now are branches of BB&T after what the bank’s regional president is calling a fairly seamless transition.

Jul 13, 2016

KeyCorp bank receives approval to acquire First Niagara

First Niagara bank, which has 46 branches in the Greater Lehigh Valley, will become part of Cleveland-based KeyCorp now that the Federal Reserve Bank approved the acquisition Tuesday.

Jul 11, 2016

Univest expands with Fox Chase acquisition

A financial services company looking to expand farther north into the Lehigh Valley has now also started to grow south and east. Souderton-based Univest Corp. of Pennsylvania, parent company of Univest Bank and Trust Co., has completed its acquisition of Fox Chase Bancorp Inc. of Hatboro.

Jul 11, 2016

Student investors put Muhlenberg College in the money

About two dozen students at Muhlenberg College spend much of their free time figuring out how to help the school increase its endowment.

Jul 7, 2016

Two Valley companies to expand with help from state loans

Two Lehigh Valley manufacturers will be expanding with the help of low interest loans from the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority.

Jun 20, 2016

Area lenders bank on hiring more mortgage loan officers

If you are buying a home, chances are you need a mortgage to do it.

Jun 20, 2016

Banks are cyberproofing with new .bank domain

Provident Bank expects that with its new .bank domain, it doesn’t have to worry about customers receiving fake emails from the bank or customers being duped by going to a website set up to mimic the Provident site.

Jun 20, 2016

A strong bond with your bank helps in good times and bad

Memories of needing to survive and learning how to survive an economic downturn are still very fresh in the minds of business owners.

Jun 13, 2016

Wealth growth, transfer and protection – with a tax buffer

There is an old joke, "How do you eat an elephant?"