Knowledge and Insights: News and Press Releases

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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Mercadien’s Community Service Brings Holiday Fun to the Young

For its annual holiday community service event, The Mercadien Group partnered with the Office of Service Learning at Rider University, and students in its Bonner Community Scholars program, to host a festive indoor carnival for the preschool class of the Millhill Child & Family Development Center, a nonprofit organization that provides educational, counseling and family…

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

On November 2, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee released a comprehensive tax reform bill called the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”  The bill has a long way to go before it is law.  It is not possible to predict what provisions will survive, what will be added, or what will…

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Lower Bucks Chamber Features Article on Cyber Security by Chris Mangano

The Lower Bucks Chamber of Commerce features an article on Cyber-Security Through User Awareness Training by Chris Mangano, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Mercadien Technologies in the September/October Issue of their Outlook magazine. The ever-changing landscape of technology-solutions has resulted in business/organizations being more and more “connected”; the ability to share information, receive immediate…

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Mercadien Announces Managing Director And Other Promotions

Princeton, NJ –  Conrad L. Druker, CPA, CGMA, managing director of The Mercadien Group and managing principal of Mercadien, P.C., CPAs, is pleased to announce that Joseph J. Maruca, CPA, CGMA, PSA, has been promoted from director to managing director of The Mercadien Group and principal in Mercadien, P.C., CPAs.  Mr. Maruca, a senior member of the firm’s…

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The Equifax Data Breach – What to Do

On September 7, 2017, Equifax, one of the three main credit reporting agencies, announced a massive data security breach that exposed vital personal identification data— including names, addresses, birthdates, and Social Security numbers on as many as 143 million consumers, roughly 55% of Americans age 18 and older. This data breach was especially egregious because…

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