Knowledge and Insights: News and Press Releases

Ken Kamen Discusses Fed with Reuters Business

Mercadien Asset Management President Ken Kamen talks with Bobbi Rebell about the Fed’s lack of action, why he thinks it is time to raise rates, and why they won’t in September. View video.

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Mercadien Hosts Seminar for Bank Executives on New CFPB Loan Regulations

More than 40 chief executive, audit, compliance and financial officers from commercial and community banks in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York attended The Mercadien Group’s seminar, “Are You Ready for TRID?,” at its offices on July 21, 2015.  TRID is an acronym for new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure regulations promulgated by the Consumer Financial Protection…

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Sherise Ritter article on nonprofit mergers featured in NJAMHAA News

Congratulations to the recipients of NJAMHAA’s Courage & Compassion Awards, which were presented during the Annual Conference, Inspiring Progress, Seizing Opportunities on April 15, 2015. “Those we honored epitomize the theme of the conference by offering us inspiration and serving as role models for seizing opportunities,” said NJAMHAA CEO Debra Wentz, PhD. “Frontline providers, leaders and entire organizations throughout…

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Warren Broudy Featured in Press of Atlantic City article on Atlantic County Audit

An auditor has given Atlantic County the highest opinion possible for its 2014 audit, with no recommendations for improvement, said County Treasurer Bonnie Lindaw. “It’s the best we can get,” Lindaw said. She said it is the 16th straight audit with no findings of errors or compliance issues, from four different firms. Auditor Warren A.…

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High Point University Profiles 2015 Graduate Madison Fedor

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary…

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The Art of the CEO interviews Ken Kamen on Internet financial advice

Data is not wisdom.  Today’s internet allows us to get more fiscal data, accompanied by a truly overwhelming amount of advice.  But is this “news” based on agendas that bear no relation to wisely investing your hard-earned dollars?  Host Bart Jackson invites internationally noted financial commentator Mr. Ken Kamen as guest to help us separate…

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NJACP Newsletter: Mercadien’s Nonprofit Services Group address key issues

The NJACP May Monthly Membership meeting was held on May 20th and featured updates on fee for service and the supports program as well as a discussion with Joe Young, Executive Director of Disability Rights New Jersey. Disability Rights New Jersey is an advocate for the human, civil and legal rights of citizens of New…

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Forbes article by Ken Kamen on advisory careers for graduates

With the ink barely dry on the diplomas they’re clutching, the class of 2015 is looking to the future, excited about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. High school graduates are thinking about what major they’ll choose at college, and college grads are anxious to find a productive place in the real world. You…

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Frank Pina featured on Executive Leaders Radio Accounting Leaders Show

This installment of Accounting Show was broadcast on May 6, 2015 and featured interviews with Lori Reiner, the Partner In Charge, Philadelphia Region of EisnerAmper, Michael Dubin, the CEO of McGladrey, Bill Burns, the Managing Partner, Taxes Services of BDO USA , LLP, and Frank Pina, CPA, CFF, CFE, CGMA, the Managing Director of The…

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Everyone knows that sex, religion and politics are out of bounds for discussion in polite company, right? Now is a good time to recognize another taboo topic that should be talked about: money. In 2003, the National Endowment for Financial Education introduced Youth Financial Literacy Day and, in 2004, the U.S. Senate passed Resolution 316,…

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