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Offering resources and insights that help clients and communities

One of the ways Mercadien accelerates client and community success is by continually enhancing and sharing knowledge.  By offering our expertise and thought leadership on key business and industry trends and issues, we’re a better resource to you. It benefits everyone to keep minds sharp and fingers on the pulse of what’s critical in today’s dynamic environment.

We’re pleased to provide articles, news, and information to help you stay up-to-date on topics affecting your organization; learn about best practices and processes in relevant fields; and simplify the business and financial complexities you may face.

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

January 15, 2016With 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…Read More

Accounting Today Features Mercadien Day of Service to Support Local Community

December 17, 2015Nearly 100 employees from The Mercadien Group recently participated in a day of service for three local nonprofits in Princeton, NJ – the Hamilton YMCA, HomeFront and Womanspace. Held at Rider University’s Bart Luedeke Center last week, the event consisted of teams of Mercadien professionals assembling and decorating a variety of gifts for children, including…Read More

MidJersey Chamber of Commerce Features Mercadien Group’s Day of Service

December 16, 2015Demonstrating the community involvement, professional teamwork and holiday spirit that have been an important and recognized focus of the firm for more than 50 years, nearly 100 employees from The Mercadien Group recently participated in a day of service that the firm organized for the benefit of three local nonprofit organizations – the Hamilton YMCA,…Read More

Mercadien Hosts Day of Service to Support Community and Celebrate Holidays

December 16, 2015Demonstrating the community involvement, professional teamwork and holiday spirit that have been an important and recognized focus of the firm for more than 50 years, nearly 100 employees from The Mercadien Group recently participated in a day of service that the firm organized for the benefit of three local nonprofit organizations – the Hamilton YMCA,…Read More

The Latest Cyber Security Risks and Developments Affect Public Entities

December 10, 2015 | By: Technological security is not only increasingly important today, but also undergoing a directional shift due to the prevalence and ingenuity of cyber-hackings. The true statistics about these are more alarming than may be realized from the handful of high-profile corporate and IRS incidents recently in the news.  The risks associated with IT security alone apply to and reverberate throughout an…Read More

MidJersey Chamber Features Nonprofit Cyber Security Article by Sherise Ritter

November 12, 2015The MidJersey Chamber of Commerce Features a Guest Blog By Mercadien’s Sherise Ritter, about nonprofit assessment of cyber security risks and preparedness. Technological security is the first hot topic in our new series, introduced last issue, on the major trends affecting the nonprofit sector. Not only is the topic increasingly important to nearly everyone today, but it…Read More

Nonprofits Should Assess Cyber Security Risks and Preparedness

November 10, 2015 | By: Sherise D. RitterTechnological security is the first hot topic in our new series, introduced last issue, on the major trends affecting the nonprofit sector. Not only is the topic increasingly important to nearly everyone today, but it is also undergoing a directional shift due to the prevalence and ingenuity of cyber-hackings. The true statistics about these hackings are more alarming…Read More

Migration to EMV Chip Card Technology and Your Nonprofit

November 10, 2015 | By: Kyle A. NeeldIf your nonprofit organization receives reimbursement for services through credit card payments, you need to understand how these changes will impact you. U.S. credit card companies are making the transition from magnetic stripe technology to cards with chips. Chip cards are payment cards that have an embedded chip, offering increased security when your customers or…Read More

Kyle Neeld featured in NJ Business Magazine – Trending Now in the Nonprofit Sector

November 2, 2015It’s difficult to recall another time period in recent history when nonprofit organizations faced such a preponderance of financial and operational challenges and near-daily additions to their already-lengthy compliance todo lists. What should nonprofits really focus on and prepare for? Here’s a summary of the crucial trends it is imperative that they address in the…Read More

Accounting Department of Drexel University Recognizes Frank Pina

November 1, 2015Thanks to your outstanding collaboration we finished a very successful year in the areas of teaching, student engagement, faculty development, and research. Our first full year in Gerri C. LeBow Hall coincided with the launch of several new or updated programs. Thanks to our LeBow Undergraduate Career Services team, we launched the year with major…Read More