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  • Experts Warn That Black Homeownership Is Endangered As Primary Wealth Building Tool Experts Warn That Black Homeownership Is Endangered As Primary Wealth Building Tool

    Panel identifies the emergence of 'institutional denial of access' to mortgage credit

    An expert panel assembled by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) for its Issues Forum held during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) 46th Annual Legislative Conference cautioned that mortgage lending disparities coupled with public policies and inactions by governmental institutions conspire to impede the growth of Black homeownership. read more
  • Four Ways the Social Security Administration Could Help Americans Make Better Social Security Claiming Decisions Four Ways the Social Security Administration Could Help Americans Make Better Social Security Claiming Decisions

    William Meyer, Founder and CEO of Social Security Solutions, Inc., provided testimony to the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging about providing quality Social Security information to Americans to facilitate better claiming decisions

    Today, William Meyer, Founder and CEO of Social Security Solutions, Inc., offered recommendations to the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging on how the Social Security Administration (SSA) could help Americans make more informed Social Security claiming decisions. read more
  • New York Life Launches New Campaign Inspiring Consumers To “Be Good At Life” New York Life Launches New Campaign Inspiring Consumers To “Be Good At Life”

    To alleviate a ‘crisis of underinsurance’

    To alleviate a ‘crisis of underinsurance’ New York, NY — Sept 22, 2016 — New York Life announced today the launch of “Be Good at Life,” a new integrated brand marketing campaign to inspire people to take control of their finances, achieving the financial liberation that enables better lives. The campaign seeks to alleviate America’s ... read more
  • Large and Growing Number of Americans Feel Financially Vulnerable Large and Growing Number of Americans Feel Financially Vulnerable

    Majority Lack a Financial Plan While a Third Don't Have an Accurate View of Their Finances

    Majority Lack a Financial Plan While a Third Don’t Have an Accurate View of Their Finances MILWAUKEE, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — New data from Northwestern Mutual’s 2016 Northwestern Mutual Planning & Progress Study indicate that Americans are feeling financially vulnerable and it likely starts with the absence of a comprehensive perspective on their finances. ... read more
  • A Retrospective on Rejection A Retrospective on Rejection

    A Game Plan for Closing the Deal

    by Joe Curcillo

    You walk out the door thanking the potential client for their time, and tell them that you will stop back in later in the year to review their needs. You leave upbeat and happy, but you did not get the deal. read more
  • Making Your F.O.R.T.U.N.E. Making Your F.O.R.T.U.N.E.

    7 Characteristics of a Highly Successful Business Leader

    by Eliakim Thorpe

    Matthew and Janice are entrepreneurs who’ve been in business for nearly two years. They recently decided to attend a leadership conference to help them remain competitive leaders/entrepreneurs in a global economy. read more
  • A New Guide for Getting Out of Debt A New Guide for Getting Out of Debt

    For most people, knowing where to start is the hardest part

    For many people trying to get out of debt, confusion and uncertainty are common themes – along with the fear of finally confronting the problem. read more
  • The Four Cornerstones of a Great Business The Four Cornerstones of a Great Business

    How do you build a sound practice?

    by Randall Bell, Ph.D.

    Throughout the world, majestic structures stand as legacies to history’s greatest empires and civilizations. The castles of medieval Europe, the aqueducts of the Roman Empire, the temples of Ancient Greece, the Great Wall of China, the pyramids of Ancient Egypt—these structures still awe and inspire wonder centuries after they were constructed. read more
  • Birthdays Most Likely to Spur Retirement Planning Birthdays Most Likely to Spur Retirement Planning

    So, what is the magic age?

    Birthdays are cause for celebration but they can also prompt people to examine their life situation. read more
  • Financial Planning Association Launching Member Advocacy Council Financial Planning Association Launching Member Advocacy Council

    To give members a stronger voice with regulatory and certifying bodies

    Today, the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) announces the launch of the FPA Member Advocacy Council to further bolster FPA’s role as the voice of financial planning practitioners by providing a mechanism to evaluate and influence––through ongoing analysis and feedback––the activities of regulatory and certifying bodies that impact FPA members and all CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professionals. read more
  • Ten Signator Financial Firms Combine to Form ‘Collective Financial Group’ Ten Signator Financial Firms Combine to Form ‘Collective Financial Group’

    Move allows firms to maintain independence while creating scale

    Signator Investors, Inc., John Hancock's dual registered broker dealer/investment advisor, announced that ten of its independent firms in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska have joined together to form a regional financial services organization called Collective Financial Group (CFG). read more
  • Despite the Tech Revolution, Gen Z and Millennials Crave In-Person Collaboration Despite the Tech Revolution, Gen Z and Millennials Crave In-Person Collaboration

    Preferences for offices and in-person meetings, with "communication" identified as the #1 most desired leadership trait

    Despite popular belief, 41 percent of Gen Z say corporate offices are their workplace preference, according to a global study released today by Future Workplace, an HR executive network and research firm dedicated to the future of learning and working, and Randstad US, one of the largest HR services and staffing companies in the United States. read more
  • Successful and Resilient: European Family Businesses Stake Their Future on Talent and Innovation Successful and Resilient: European Family Businesses Stake Their Future on Talent and Innovation

    Family business leaders rely heavily on two key assets: talent and innovation

    Family businesses prove once again to be successful and resilient. This important market** continues to demonstrate a high level of confidence and sustainable growth: 54 percent of surveyed family businesses report an increase in turnover in the previous year; 83 percent expect further growth in the coming year. read more