Everybody knows the U.S. economic expansion that’s approaching a decade in duration will eventually come to an end. When that dip will actually occur remains the unknown, as assorted economic outlooks continually predict slower growth ahead, but stop short of forecasting an outright recession.

Published in Economic Development

GRAND RAPIDS — As consolidation among independent insurance brokers accelerates across the country, Fifth Third Bancorp Inc. is pushing deeper into the industry through acquisitions.

Published in Finance

Of all the issues Greg Carmichael deals with each day, trust and reputation are the ones that concern him the most.

Published in Finance