Finance

Financial education can be empowering

Financial education can be empowering

Mass. treasurer, Citizens Bank take message online

FOR FAMILIES TO BREAK DOWN economic and social barriers and achieve financial security and stability, we must help them access the skills and tools they need to succeed. Financial education is the pathway to make more informed decisions that significantly impact one’s economic future. By empowering people to empower themselves, we help to ensure greater economic stability(...)

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Banking on the pot industry

Banking on the pot industry

Conflicts with state laws and federal regulations create anxiety for most banks

AT LEAST ONE Massachusetts bank is offering services to the nascent legal marijuana industry in the state despite uncertainty over federal drug and banking regulations that still classify all pot sales as money-laundering, making it a risky venture both for the businesses and financial institutions. According to marijuana and banking industry officials, family-owned Century Bank(...)

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