Knowledge and Insights: News and Press Releases

Sherise Ritter Receives Award for Advocacy from Enable, Inc.

Congratulations to Sherise Ritter, CPA, CGFM, CGMA, PSA, who received the Enable Award for Advocacy at the nonprofit’s annual fundraising gala on April 27, 2018.  A managing director and co-chair of the Nonprofit & Human Services Group, Sherry is a tireless advocate for organizations serving people with disabilities. She is dedicated to educating the nonprofit…

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Mercadien’s Ken Kamen Featured Expert Commentator on CNBC

Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Asset Management, and Jeff Hirsch of Stock Trader’s Almanac were featured expert commentators on CNBC Live TV to give their take on the expected stock market reaction to the news of the U.S. decision to pull out of negotiations with Iran. They also shared their thoughts on what investors should…

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NJ High Schoolers Tout Their Financial IQ at 4th Annual Money$peak Competition

Princeton, NJ – How’s your financial IQ? New Jersey high school students from 13 districts across the state will compete for major prizes for showing off theirs delivering financial lessons on May 23rd at 6:00 p.m. in the Bart Luedeke Auditorium at Rider University. The Mercadien Foundation, with support from The Mercadien Group, New Jersey…

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Mercadien’s Ken Kamen Featured on NJ 101.5 FM Podcast on Retirement Savings

Mercadien Asset Management President Ken Kamen was featured on NJ 101.5 FM’s Forever 39 Podcast on April 11, 2018, where he discussed the issue of retirement savings and why women need more money than men in retirement. To listen to the  podcast, click here. Here’s key points from the podcast: If you find saving for…

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Mercadien Announces Major Achievements in the Bankruptcy/Insolvency Arena

Princeton, NJ & Philadelphia, PA – The Mercadien Group is pleased to announce recent significant accomplishments by the two managing directors, Donald F. Conway, CPA, and Frank A. Pina, CPA, CFF, CFE, CGMA, who jointly lead the Forensic & Litigation Support Services Group, related to their specialized skills and client service in bankruptcy, forensic accounting…

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Ken Kamen Featured Commentator On Stock Market Declines – NJ 101.5 News

Ken Kamen, Mercadien Asset Management President, is featured commentator about stock market declines in NJ 101.5 news article As Stocks Plunge Again, NJ Investors Get Worried by David Matthau. Article Exerpt:  After calm, steady growth for years, Wall Street is suddenly bouncing up and down like a yo-yo. Many New Jersey investors were alarmed as stocks plunged dramatically…

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Two Mercadien CPAs Are Awarded Prestigious Credentials

Princeton, NJ & Philadelphia, PA – The Mercadien Group is pleased to announce that two of its executives have earned significant designations in the accounting field. Mr. Digesh Patel, CPA, MBA, CGMA, PSA, a director in Mercadien’s Government Services Group, has earned the Registered Municipal Accountant (RMA) certification from the New Jersey State Board of…

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Mercadien’s Ken Kamen Featured on NJ 101.5’s Forever 39 Podcast

Mercadien Asset Management President Ken Kamen was featured on NJ 101.5’s Forever 39 Podcast on January 10, 2018, where he discussed the issue of parents helping adult kids with expenses. To listen to the podcast, click here. Podcast Description: Once adult children leave home to make their marks in the world, you’d assume the bank of…

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Lee Boss Presents NJBIA Webinar on Practical Considerations About Succession Planning

Managing Director Lee Boss presented a NJBIA Webinar on Practical Considerations About Succession Planning on Thursday, January 18, 2018, where he discussed methods of transferring ownership of your company and how to maximize long-term value. To watch the webinar, click here. As a business owner, planning for the future is a given. You know it must happen…

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What You Need to Know About the Incoming Tax Law

The tax reform legislation that Congress approved on December 20th was the largest change to the tax system in over three decades. The last time the U.S. tax code saw significant reforms was under President Reagan in 1986. Those reforms sought to simplify income tax, broaden the tax base and eliminate many tax shelters. Under this new…

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