Apr 14, 2021

Stonebridge Financial looks to grow client base with new Lancaster office

Stonebridge Financial Group in Wormleysburg, Cumberland County, was about to sign the lease to its new Lancaster location when the pandemic struck and leadership agreed to delay opening a new brick-and-mortar storefront.

Apr 12, 2021

Consumer sentiment in Lancaster rose 10 points in March, signaling a return to optimism

National researchers found a rebound in customer attitudes and outlook shared among all socio-ecomic groups and regions, and the Economic Development of Lancaster County’s Center’s for Regional Analysis found matching data.

Apr 12, 2021

The truth behind popular misconceptions about the PPP

The federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application deadline has been extended to May 31, offering small businesses another opportunity to secure critical funds to curb the economic ripple effects of the pandemic.

Apr 9, 2021

York Traditions Bank becoming Traditions Bank under brand change

York Traditions Bank of York will now be known simply as Traditions Bank.

Apr 1, 2021

Samvir Sidhu to take over as president and CEO of Customers Bank in July

Samvir Sidhu has been tapped to replace Richard Ehst as president and CEO of Customers Bank, a subsidiary of Customers Bancorp Inc. of Reading.

Mar 22, 2021

Members 1st continues Berks expansion with Exeter Twp. branch

A Central Pennsylvania-based bank is continuing its expansion into Berks County with its newest branch opening in Exeter Township.

Mar 17, 2021

Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz target diversity in accounting with two new initiatives

Advisory firm Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz (BSSF) announced two new annual initiatives to support minority students studying accounting.

Mar 9, 2021

Get out your confetti, here’s some good economic news

  I’ve got some good news for you. After a year like the last, I know that just a smidgen of good news sounds awfully tantalizing, so let’s cut right to it: The yield on the 10-year bond has been increasing. You’ve probably got some confetti in your desk drawer (who doesn’t, right?) so take […]

Mar 2, 2021

U.S. economy expected to expand at 6.7 percent clip in 2021

The U.S. economy is expected to grow 6.7 percent in 2021, an improvement not only from last year's 2.5 percent contraction but up, too, compared to last month's forecast of 5.3 percent, according to the February 2021 commentary from the Fannie Mae (OTCQB: FNMA) Economic and Strategic Research (ESR) Group.

Feb 26, 2021

How home bias could be putting your wealth at risk

Successful wealth management requires us to construct diverse investment portfolios made up of different asset classes, including stocks.  In choosing our investments we often have biases that unknowingly create challenges as market cycles change.

Feb 19, 2021

Midstate hospitality businesses allotted over $21.8 million through 2021 Act 1

Hospitality industry businesses in the midstate can begin applying next month for part of $21.8 million in grant funding allotted to the county through 2021 Act 1.

Feb 17, 2021

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance fraud on the rise in Pa.

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry said fraud is on the rise, with scammer upping their efforts to gather personal information of unsuspecting people to use in creating fake accounts to receive Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.