CPBJ - Banking and Finance http://www.cpbj.com/section/banking_finance Banking and Finance News Banking and Finance en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Sun, 29 Nov 2015 19:15:58 EST Sun, 29 Nov 2015 19:15:58 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151127/CPBJ01/311259991&source=RSS Beware investment product fraught with conflict There's a good chance that someday you'll receive an invitation in the mail, or receive a phone call inviting you to a free lunch seminar from someone in the financial services industry. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151127/CPBJ01/311259991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151127/CPBJ01/311259994&source=RSS Editorial Continued SBA lending is vital for small businesses You will never hear bankers say they don't want to lend to small businesses. And banks are certainly doing more lending today than they were in the depths of the recession. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151127/CPBJ01/311259994&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151127/CPBJ01/311259999&source=RSS Mergers could pose a problem for SBA lending Some local economic development and U. S. Small Business Administration officials are concerned that consolidation in the Central Pennsylvania banking market could hinder future small-business growth. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151127/CPBJ01/311259999&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151123/CPBJ01/151129943&source=RSS Centric tops goal for new capital Centric Financial Corp. raised 12 million in new capital through a stock offering, surpassing its initial goal of 8 million. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151123/CPBJ01/151129943&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151123/CPBJ01/151129944&source=RSS Midstate colleges weighing how to deal with defunct loan program The death of the Federal Perkins Loan Program on Sept. 30 -- after providing 36 billion in financial aid to 30 million low-income college students over the past 57 years -- has students, parents and colleges alike wondering how they're going to make up the difference when tuition time rolls around again. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151123/CPBJ01/151129944&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151123/CPBJ01/151129945&source=RSS Lancaster County cracks 500 home sales in October for first time since 2006 The Lancaster County housing market shows no signs of slowing down. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 09:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151123/CPBJ01/151129945&source=RSS