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An online-only bank's bold plan for small-business lending

06/19/19

First Internet is poised to acquire an SBA lending team to help it meet an ambitious loan target for the year — a target the CEO plans on doubling in coming years.

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Accept cash, credit card or mobile payment? Government wants a say

06/14/19

State and local officials have pushed back against retailers that don’t take cash, and now some are pressuring electric vehicle firms to expand payment options at charging stations.

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Columbia Financial to buy philanthropy-focused bank in N.J.

06/07/19

Columbia plans to incorporate certain aspects of Stewardship Financial's charitable giving into its own foundation.

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Peapack-Gladstone's leap of faith in investment banking

06/05/19

The New Jersey bank is entering a business dominated by larger players. In doing so, it could create a blueprint for other small banks.

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ConnectOne makes bold digital play with deal for online loan exchange

04/12/19

The New Jersey company agreed to buy BoeFly, which connects franchisors, small businesses, lenders and loan brokers.

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Richard Urfer, capital markets trailblazer at three big banks, dies at 82

04/12/19

Urfer co-founded a business with the banking automation pioneer John Diebold, worked for Chase Manhattan and other major banks, and played an important role in the Nixon administration, phasing out exchange controls.

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First Bank in N.J. to buy bank based just miles away

03/20/19

First Bank is removing a competitor by agreeing to acquire Grand Bank for $19 million.

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M&A on back burner as Valley chief focuses on fintech partnerships

03/07/19

Valley Bank spent millions on bank acquisitions under its previous CEO. Its new leader has taken a markedly different approach.

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OceanFirst delays annual report after discovering IT-related weakness

03/04/19

The New Jersey company said the issue, tied to insufficient validation procedures, did not lead to misstated financial results.

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The states at the forefront of consumer privacy legislation

03/03/19

California and others have passed consumer privacy laws, and lawmakers in Congress are beginning to address the issue.

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