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NEW: Raimondo Makes Case for New Rhode Island School Building Authority—GoLocalProv News Team

5 Live Music Musts - March 27, 2015—As the Spring music season heats up, we…

Friday Financial Five – March 27, 2015—If a household examined projected cash flow for…

RI International Film Festival to Honor Anthony Quinn—Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival will celebrate…

Finneran: Eight Items or Less—It happened again. Just yesterday. Twice!!

Providence College to Host 11th Relay For Life Event—Providence College will host its eleventh Relay for…

The Cellar: Value in the Langue’ Part II—Last week I featured an outstanding red wine…

Providence Police to Host Fundraiser Benefitting Kids With Cancer—Providence Police will be hosting a Fundraiser on…

RI Pension System’s Top 20 Highest Paid Investment Managers—See which investment firms are paid the highest…

NEW: Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Falls Again for February—The RI Department of Labor and Training announced…

 
 
 

Friday Financial Five – March 27, 2015

If a household examined projected cash flow for the next ten years and forecast a deficit every year, it might be disconcerting.

NEW: Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Falls Again for February

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced on Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent, down two-tenths of...

RI PowerPlayer: Giovanni Feroce

BENRUS CEO Giovanni Feroce

Every week, GoLocalProv shines the spotlight on one individual who is making an impact on Rhode Island.  This week, GoLocalProv sat down with Giovanni...

NEW: Providence Journal to Double Single Copy Price

The Providence Journal is raising the price for a single copy of its weekday newspaper from $1 to $2, effective Monday, March 30. 

Alpine Country Club Makes $750,000 Worth of Renovations

Alpine Country Club has invested $750,000 into renovations of their facility. Renovations will be made to the dining rooms, locker rooms and pool area as well...

Job Corner: 20 Signs Your Resume Won’t Pass The Skim Test

I was speaking to someone at a local university this week. She lamented the function of a resume. That is, she said, “You write...

Providence Ranked One of America’s Most Overpriced Cities

Providence ranked 20th in a listing of America’s most overpriced cities by Forbes Magazine. 

David Brussat, Dr. Downtown: Business Climate Change, Please

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Marketing may be a necessary evil in today’s world, and tiny Rhode Island may be, along with its capital, undermarketed. But the best...

Personal Tech for Women: 5 Things You Need To Know About Fitness Trackers

Misfit's

Once you’ve made the commitment to track your fitness with a gadget, the selection can be overwhelming, as most of these devices monitor...

RI Ranked 7th Worst State to be Rich in From Tax Perspective

WalletHub has ranked Rhode Island as the 7th worst state to be rich or poor in from a tax perspective, in an in depth...

Smart Benefits: HHS Reports On Coverage Gains Since ACA

A new report from HHS’ Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation highlights the changes in the number of uninsured since the Affordable Care Act...

Celtics Team With Alex & Ani to Open New Art Studio in Providence

The Boston Celtics and and Alex & Ani Charity by Design will join the students of the Roger Williams Middle School in Providence to unveil...

Friday Financial Five – March 20, 2015

The president is attempting to get out ahead of any possible student loan problems with the recent unveiling of the “Student Aid Bill...

Providence Ranks Among Worst in Job Creation

The Providence metro area has been ranked amongst the worst places for job creation in the United States, accoridng to a recent survey done by...

NEW: Alex and Ani Names Kent President of Company

Alex and Ani, LLC has announced that Harlan Kent has been named President of the Company. Kent is the former CEO of Yankee Candle and...

Lardaro Report: Rhode Island’s Momentum Both Mediocre and Disappointing

The revised labor market data have now been released. They show higher payroll employment, a welcome statistic, and significant declines in our Unemployment Rate through...

David Brussat, Dr. Downtown: Truly Historic Preservation Tax Credits

Governor Gina Raimondo  courtesy:  Richard McCaffrey

Governor Raimondo’s budget has been praised for trying to boost the economy, but she has not embraced the most powerful economic-development tool that...

5 Things You Need to Know About 3D Printing At Home

The Printbot Simple Metal

While many still might be trying to wrap their brains around how 3D printing actually works, the process has made its way out of the...

Smart Benefits: HHS to Up Investigations of Exchanges

According to the 2015 work plan of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General, health insurance marketplaces are one...

Tax Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Stealing, Selling Identities of Minors

Providence's Evelyn Nunez has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $1.4 million in restitution to both the IRS...

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