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Articles on Curent Events

  1. Uneven recovery between wealthiest and less affluent households
    During the first two years of the nation’s economic recovery, the mean net worth of households in the upper 7% of the wealth distribution rose by an estimated 28%, while the mean net worth of  |  Read More »
  2. Stocks have added $11.3 trillion in value since the market bottomed in 2009
    When we ask prospective clients if they keep track of fundraising trends, few ever mention how often they track investment returns. The stock markets are continuing to set new highs this week. The S&P 500  |  Read More »
  3. 2012 Income Tax Planning
    As the stock markets have rebounded from the lows of the financial crisis, there is a strong potential for windfall gifts from executives who are seeing incredible benefits from the stock options they received after  |  Read More »
  4. Everyone loses (KIM #8)
    Too many nonprofits believe that their budgets are tight, particularly for investments expensed immediately versus over a longer term. We routinely are seeing organizations defer maintenance and skip consistently proven development upgrades, including IT, sales  |  Read More »
  5. Successes forged through economic downturn (KIM #7)
    Proctor & Gamble, General Electric, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft and Google all were created or got their first big boost during an economic downturn in the U.S. Imagine what the recession successes will be from our  |  Read More »