Investors often enjoy the excitement that comes with a strong bull market as we watch our investment portfolios grow. During these times, we aim to maximize the value and performance of our investments. And when bear markets hit, we seek to protect these assets. Whether we’re dealing with expansion cycles or recessionary risk cycles, we’re
Though millennials are often stereotyped as lazy, selfish and entitled, new research has again shown that donating to charities and volunteering are important to today’s young professionals. Eighty-four percent of the 1,584 millennial workers surveyed made a charitable donation last year, according to the 2015 Millennial Impact Report. The findings, conducted by the consulting firm
There are increasing numbers of older people starting their own business. When people retire they face a great challenge; how to survive without a job and how to find a purpose in life. For some it is an opportunity to pursue hobbies and sports that they love but others miss the buzz of the workplace.
In a recent TED Talk, Pallotta contends that nonprofit business models should leverage the same business model tools and strategies as the for profit industry. The reasoning supporting this conclusion is that NPO’s need to become more competitive to recruit top talent, create competitive advantage, and generate additive values that are wanted by the customers
There’s a moment that strikes many of us in the fall, usually around October or perhaps even earlier, as we enter grocery or department stores: “The Christmas stuff is already out.” Scoff if you will at jumping the gun on the holidays (“And the Christmas music is already on the radio!”) but there is value
There are encouraging signs for women looking to start a small business. Take the results from American Express’ OPEN Forum 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report. Among the results: Businesses owned by women increased by 42 percent from 2007 to 2016. Women started 1,072 new businesses a day in that time span. There are more