Feb 3, 2006

Things Are Changing

Biz Briefs

Feb 2, 2006

Clifton Savings Eyes Second Buyback

The Clifton bank plans to repurchase 680,000 shares.

Feb 2, 2006

First Montauk to Separate from Chairman

The Red Bank-based financial services company is prepared to pay out severance and continue other benefits.

Feb 1, 2006

TD Banknorth Closes Hudson United Purchase

Fitch Ratings notes that the deal will enhance TD Banknorth's operations from both geographic and business-line standpoints.

Jan 27, 2006

Loan Seekers Must Be Prepared to Reveal All

Be ready to explain what you do and how you’ll repay

Jan 23, 2006

Asta Funding Increases Credit Facility

CEO says the increased funds available under the enhanced credit facility are being used to acquire additional receivables.

Jan 23, 2006

Cranburys Visionet Systems Opens Outsourcing Center in India

The Bangalore location will focus on loan review, underwriting verifications, lien release, default management and investor accounting.

Jan 20, 2006

Prudential Annuities Expands Sales Management Team

Two new positions were created to increase focus on broker-dealer and other sales channels.

Jan 20, 2006

OceanFirst Financial Names New Director

Angelo Catania will finish out a former director’s term.

Jan 19, 2006

Former N.J. State Treasurer Joins Ryan Beck

The growing brokerage adds to its Municipal Finance Department.

Jan 18, 2006

Jersey Securities Firm To Pay Canadian Fine

British Columbia Securities Commission hits FX Solutions with $57,500 penalty.

Jan 17, 2006

BMO Financial to Launch Firm in Jersey City

The new company, Pallium Investment Management, is slated to start operating in Q3.