Cape Cod Five makes sure its interns stick around


Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank has transformed its summer intern program so that it is more structured and attracts students who could see themselves staying in the industry.


Nonprofit for at-risk kids is helping banks solve cyber talent shortage


BNY Mellon, JPMorgan and Bank of America are recruiting interns from Year Up, many of whom lack college degrees but are trained in high-demand fields such as cybersecurity and anti-money-laundering.


Why bank M&A has been so quiet in the Northeast


Once a hotbed of activity, the region has reported the fewest bank mergers since the financial crisis.


Hometown Financial enters eastern Mass. with Pilgrim acquisition


The $54 million purchase of Pilgrim Bancshares will give Hometown branches in all three regions of Massachusetts.


Tapping the market: Why this bank helped brew a craft beer


Avidia Bank in Massachusetts collaborated with Exhibit 'A' Brewing to produce and sell an IPA as part of a plan to boost marketing to small businesses and millennials.


Crossing state lines: Peoples to enter Connecticut with first acquisition


PeoplesBancorp in Holyoke, Mass., has agreed to buy First Suffield Financial in Connecticut for $60 million.


This black-owned bank treats activism as a business line


OneUnited in Boston recently issued a debit card supporting immigrants, taking a public stand on a divisive national issue.


Equifax reaches deal with 8 states on steps to avoid future breaches


Under a consent order with Texas and seven other states, the Atlanta-based credit reporting firm agreed to shore up its information security efforts, but it will not have to pay any financial penalties.


Radius in Boston working with fintech firm on online business checking platform


The internet-only bank plans to offer businesses a way to quickly open accounts online.


Four de novo organizers settle on their banks' names


A group in North Carolina has finally gone public with its brand, and three other de novos have already been rebranded.