CPBJ - Banking and Finance http://www.cpbj.com/section/banking_finance Banking and Finance News Banking and Finance en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:57:13 EST Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:57:13 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170428/CPBJ01/170429792&source=RSS Fulton revives 21M HQ expansion in Lancaster Fulton Financial Corp. is returning its sights to a major expansion project in downtown Lancaster. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170428/CPBJ01/170429792&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170427/CPBJ01/170429830&source=RSS Home sales to FHA buyers rise in the midstate The percentage of midstate homebuyers using Federal Housing Administration loans, which are typically associated with first-time buyers, was up in the first quarter, according to California-based ATTOM Data Solutions. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170427/CPBJ01/170429830&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170427/CPBJ01/170429860&source=RSS Northwest Bank parent axes consumer loan offices, including two in midstate Northwest Bancshares is shuttering its consumer loan subsidiary after reporting disappointing first-quarter earnings. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170427/CPBJ01/170429860&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429861&source=RSS Centric Bank execs join library, Salvation Army boards Centric Bank CFO Sandra Schultz was recently appointed to the board of the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library in Camp Hill, while the bank's chief retail officer Leslie Meck is joining the advisory board of the Harrisburg Salvation Army. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429861&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170425/CPBJ01/170429913&source=RSS Governor, treasurer ramp up efforts to slash fees paid by pension funds Gov. Tom Wolf and Treasurer Joe Torsella fleshed out on Monday their proposals to cut fees paid by the state's pension funds, billing their suggestions as first, easy-to-accomplish steps in addressing the funds' roughly 74 billion shortfall. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170425/CPBJ01/170429913&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170424/CPBJ01/170429937&source=RSS Blight bills, taxes likely topics at Bankers Day in Harrisburg About 100 bankers will amass in Harrisburg on Monday to share their legislative hopes with state lawmakers. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170424/CPBJ01/170429937&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170424/CPBJ01/170429939&source=RSS Q1 results start rolling in for midstate banks Banks had long been positioning themselves for the Fed to increase interest rates. Now, as rates inch up, some are starting to reap the rewards of that preparation, as well as of an overall improving economy. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:03:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170424/CPBJ01/170429939&source=RSS