CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2016 Central Penn Business Journal Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:54:03 EST Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:54:03 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029923&source=RSS Lancaster startup crafts software for insurance brokers A Lancaster-based software company has created a tool that pulls up group health plan quotes for insurance brokers to provide to businesses. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029923&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029924&source=RSS How much did Central Pa. give so far to 2016 presidential campaigns? Who have been the top recipients of campaign donations in Central Pennsylvania during the 2016 election season? Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029924&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029925&source=RSS Our View Don't let laws, regulations write themselves Cars and trucks may eventually drive on their own. Laws and regulations, however, need a human touch. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:16:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029925&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029926&source=RSS Flagger Force president helping to keep girls safe in Kenya In the tiny remote village of Okela, Kenya, high school girls walk two to three miles to school. The trek can be dangerous, sometimes deadly. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029926&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029927&source=RSS From corn to the Caribbean Investors move from farmland to luxury vacation rentals Tangible assets. Stable investment opportunities. A diverse portfolio that can weather dips in the stock market. These are the main reasons that a group of Central Pa. investors started pooling money together in 2012. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029927&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029929&source=RSS Nation Obamacare architect blames this Republican for insurers bowing out Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act, joined the FOX Business Network&#8217s Maria Bartiromo to discuss the law, which he does not view as a failure despite its problems. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029929&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029931&source=RSS Business PNC Bank to close 8 central Pa. branches PNC Bank which has more than 2,600 banks is closing 87 branches by the end of the year including eight in the midstate. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029931&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029932&source=RSS World Bombardier to cut another 7,500 jobs through 2018, most in rail Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier Inc will shed jobs for the second time this year, cutting about 7,500 positions over two years in a continued push to turn around its rail division. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:49:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029932&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029933&source=RSS Odd Scandal may speed up Wells Fargo branch closures Wells Fargo has more than 6,000 branches across 39 states. That's roughly 1,000 branches more than any other bank in America. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029933&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029934&source=RSS RKL's new IT director reflects on speaking up, evolving tech field While the stereotype of men dominating the IT field exists, Pamela Mahoney feels that just as technology has expanded and diversified so too have the people who make up the workforce. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029934&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029935&source=RSS Experts Hershey-Pinnacle decision signals need for clearer antitrust guidance The decision by Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System to give up on a merger affects more than the future of two local health systems. It also has an impact on potential mergers around the country. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029935&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029936&source=RSS Lancaster County painting contractor earns B Corp certification A Lancaster County painting contractor received global recognition this week for using its for-profit business to make a positive social impact on its community. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029936&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029937&source=RSS Single-family rental properties remain a strong investment in Central Pa. As U. S. homeownership rates continue to decline, rental properties have continued to pick up steam, driving steady returns for investors. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029937&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029938&source=RSS Guest view 7 things to know about new accounting standards for nonprofits After more than 20 years of confusing, complex and opaque financial reporting rules, the tired old financial reporting standards for nonprofits have changed in a big way. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:09:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029938&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029939&source=RSS Be aware of the pitfalls of crowdfunding If you're on social media, you are no doubt familiar with the online campaigns that occasionally make their way to your newsfeed from websites such as GoFundMe or Kickstarter. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:07:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161021/CPBJ01/161029939&source=RSS