Knowledge and Insights: News and Press Releases

Digesh Patel’s Article Featured on Cover of NJAC Newsletter

Are You Complying with the New Procurement Standards Under Uniform Guidance? For all state, local and nonprofit entities that receive federal awards, whether direct or pass through, Uniform Guidance took effect with fiscal years that began after December 26, 2014. Procurement standards is one of the many areas that management and staff at all state,…

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Mercadien Hosts Day of Service to Help Veterans and Children

Demonstrating the community involvement, professional teamwork and holiday spirit that have been an important and recognized focus of the firm for more than 50 years, employees of The Mercadien Group participated in a day of service that the firm organized for the benefit of homeless veterans and children in need, and as a celebration of…

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Mercadien’s Ken Kamen Discusses Impact of Brexit Vote with Reuters

Mercadien Asset Management’s Ken Kamen talks with Bobbi Rebell about the impact of the Brexit vote on the financial markets, and what to watch after the vote this week. View video. 

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Lisa Thouin Presents on Risk Management to Central NJ Financial Managers Society

The NY/NJ Chapter recently held the third of a planned series of three breakfast meetings designed specifically to enhance the professional development of financial decision makers at community banks in the central New Jersey region. The meeting was held at the Radisson Hotel of Freehold on Thursday, May 5, 2016 in Freehold, NJ. The Chapter…

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Raji Sathappan New Flood Insurance Article Cover Story of NJBankers Magazine

The National Flood Insurance Act of 1967 and the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (FDPA), as amended, govern the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Among other things, these statutes require the purchase of flood insurance on certain properties and make available federally subsidized flood insurance to owners and improved real estate or mobile homes located in special…

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NJ Society of CPAs Publishes Article by Mercadien Tax Intern

7 Tips to Help You Make the Most of an Accounting Internship For many aspiring college graduates looking to enter the accounting profession, landing an internship is an important step to attain the job of their dreams. Whether the internship is with the Big Four, a regional firm or a local practice, each of these…

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Legal Intelligencer Features Frank Pina Article on Employee Dishonesty Investigations

Employee dishonesty has long been defined as the intentional misappropriation of cash or merchandise from a company by an employee. Recent trends, however, point to a dynamic shift in these acts and a more complex definition, mainly to include increasingly sophisticated fraudulent schemes spanning several years and often involving financial professionals and the use of…

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$martWorkplace Roundtable Energizes Community Leaders

We all need better ways to connect with and understand financial information; luckily, big change is underway. The Mercadien Foundation held a roundtable discussion on Monday, Feb. 1 to bring together businesses, nonprofits, and community organizers to tackle workplace issues related to financial capability and education. From the discussion, the Mercadien Foundation will launch the…

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Michelle Everman Selected as PRCC Champion of Business Award Recipient

Dear Friends, Welcome to 2016! The warm breezes of 2015 are now in the past and we can now look forward to the wonderful cold of winter and the beginning of a new year — 2016! The area fitness centers are full (for now) and people are following diets (for now). Ok, some people are…

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Rick Willinger Featured in MidJersey Magazine on Tax Tips for Business Owners

With the start of 2016, many business owners are looking at the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. But this may also be the right time to take a look back, especially when it comes to your income tax return. Most CPAs will tell you to start your business and personal tax planning as early as possible. This…

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