Business

Banks race against cyber criminals

With contactless transactions for everything from pizza to home loans, the pandemic has moved much of the financial world to a digital format. The downside is that these new and different processes have created a rich environment for cyber thieves and fraudsters who get more sophisticated and creative every day, which is forcing financial institutions to step up their game. READ MORE

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Happy Campers: When COVID cancelled everything else, the great outdoors became a hot ticket

Some campground owners feared 2020 might be their worst year because of COVID-19 restrictions. But for many, it turned out to be their best year as people sought refuge among the trees and fresh air. And even as travel restrictions loosen and vaccinations are readily available, camp reservations show no signs of slowing as the 2021 season kicks into high gear. READ MORE

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Even COVID can’t stop construction in NH

Construction has long been a leading economic indicator with housing starts and building permits painting a picture of what is on the horizon. That also means construction is often the canary in the economic coal mines‚ an early warning of a downturn. But the COVID-19 pandemic is creating new normal throughout the economy. While nationally the industry is hemorrhaging jobs, in NH, many construction projects are moving forward and some construction firms are actually looking to hire. READ MORE