NJCPA survey finds little support for NJ public bank

“Surveys like these are a good indicator of what CPAs and their clients — who are often small business owners — believe will impact the economic landscape of the state,” said NJCPA Executive Director and CEO Ralph Albert Thomas in a prepared statement. “While better borrowing opportunities are always in demand, the survey shows some concerns exist for safeguarding the funds.”

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Columbia Bank in Ramsey

Columbia Financial to acquire Roselle Bank

"We are pleased with the opportunity to welcome Roselle Bank and its employees to Columbia Bank," Columbia President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Kemly said in a prepared statement. "The transaction will combine two community banks with strong, loyal customer bases while expanding the Columbia Bank franchise in Union, Somerset and Hunterdon counties."

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