Intersections between and amongst industries can create opportunities. Our work gives us a window into several sectors, and we often find ourselves applying what we’ve learned from one industry to an entirely different industry. Here are three examples.
If you are like most people, you often are asked to support one cause or another. Too often, it seems. We live in a world and at a time when we are bombarded with policy, advocacy and philanthropic opportunities. The commercial and industrial world has its own challenges with clutter and competition. A difference with […]
In July the U.S. Treasury announced the cancellation of myRA (my Retirement Account), a starter-retirement-savings product they launched in 2015 to help people without access to employer-sponsored retirement plans. The Treasury developed this product, under the Savings Bond authority of the government, in recognition of the growing retirement-savings crisis in the United States. It built […]
A recently published Ameriprise study found that nearly two-thirds of siblings talk about money with each other and, of those, only 15% experience conflicts over money. These issues are usually about their parents (68% of the time). Other common causes of tension between siblings revolve around spending habits and different money values (56%), different income levels […]
We refreshed our 2016 Motivations Assessment Program™ (MAP) study in April 2017 and found the following key results about both financial confidence and anxiety: Financial satisfaction and confidence managing one’s financial situation both increased since last year Different patterns of change by age: Gen X continues to struggle Those deeply dissatisfied and anxious about finances not […]
Our recent ebook from our Motivation Assessment Program™ (MAP) work, Americans and Their Money, describes the impact of financial anxiety on Americans. One reasonable assumption is that the accumulation of financial assets can reduce financial anxiety. We decided to examine that by looking separately at Americans who have at least half a million dollars ($500,000+) in investable assets […]