Amazon to invest 23 million to increase Seattle’s affordable housing

Grand Street Commons, a project in Seattle supported by the Amazon Housing Equity Fund Amazon Amazon said Thursday that it’s giving minority-led organizations build 23 million to build and preserve more than 568 affordable homes in Seattle, a step to ease the local housing crisis. The Amazon Housing Equity Fund, which emphasizes aiding households that … Read more

Past financial crises have affected how millennials manage money

FG Trade | E + | Getty Images Living through multiple financial crises and recessions has impacted the way millennials are now managing their money. The experience has given members of that generation some confidence that they’ll be able to make it through another recession if the US falls into one amid high inflation and … Read more

Physician Convicted in $ 10M Veteran Insurance Fraud Scheme

A federal jury found Alexander, Arkansas family physician Joe David May, MD, known locally as “Jay” May, guilty on all 22 counts for which he was indicted in a multi-million-dollar conspiracy to defraud TRICARE, the federal insurance program for US veterans. The indictment alleged that May, 41, signed off on illegitimate prescriptions for pain cream. … Read more

Biden, leaders reach migration pact despite attendance flap | Nation World

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden and other Western Hemisphere leaders on Friday announced what is being billed as a roadmap for countries to host large numbers of migrants and refugees. “The Los Angeles Declaration” is perhaps the biggest achievement of the Summit of the Americas, which was undercut by differences over Biden’s invitation … Read more

Great American Insurance Group Announces Leadership Succession Within Two of its Specialty P&C Divisions | Business

CINCINNATI-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Jun 8, 2022– Great American Insurance Group recently announced the promotion of two divisional presidents within its Specialty Property & Casualty Group in anticipation of planned retirements. Michael (Mike) B. Mulvey has been named Divisional President within Great American’s FCIA – Trade Credit & Political Risk Division. Mr. Mulvey succeeds Phil Lally, who will … Read more

Michigan will be 14th state to mandate personal finance education

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer poses at an event where General Motors announced an investment of more than $ 7 billion in four Michigan manufacturing sites on January 25, 2022 in Lansing, Michigan. Jeff Kowalsky AFP | Getty Images High school students in Michigan will soon be guaranteed a personal finance course before they graduate. The … Read more

Great American Insurance Group Announces the Promotion of Stephanie M. Hoboth to Divisional President, Fidelity / Crime | Business

CINCINNATI-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Jun 6, 2022– Great American Insurance Group announced today the promotion of Stephanie M. Hoboth to Divisional President, Fidelity / Crime. Stephanie M. Hoboth has been promoted to Divisional President within Great American’s Fidelity / Crime Division. (Photo: Business Wire) Ms. Hoboth joined Fidelity / Crime in 1997 as the division’s sixth employee and … Read more

How UBS Is Targeting Racial Equity in Finance

Melinda Hightower and Lynette Jefferson, executives at UBS Global Wealth Management, explain how racial-equity investing works. Jefferson will speak at the Barron’s ESG + Impact Summit in New York on June 22. Photograph by Lauren Perlstein Text size Lynette Jefferson and Melinda Hightower, two executives at UBS Global Wealth Management, come at the same goal … Read more

Lumens Promotes Patricia Kittredge to Senior Vice President of Growth + Innovation | News

Walnut Creek, CA, June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Lumens, the leading online destination for modern and contemporary design lighting, is excited to announce the promotion of Patricia Kittredge to the newly created role of Senior Vice President of Growth + Innovation . In this position, Kittredge will lead the newly introduced Innovation Group, ushering … Read more

This advisor started a financial non-profit to empower women

Stacy Francis Source: Stacy Francis Stacy Francis never planned to become a financial advisor, especially one for women going through divorce. But a candid talk with her grandmother shifted her career trajectory. Her grandmother, Myra, was a victim of spousal abuse and, before passing, she confessed to staying in her marriage because she felt “financially … Read more