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In recent years, Columbus, Ohio has been ranked 15 out of 50 states for having the “largest metro areas with 4.3 percent of its population identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender,” (Source).Groups like the Diversity Chamber of Central Ohio have been established to aid the growing minority population.   Purpose of the Diversity Chamber [...]
The organization, US Together was founded by Nadia, her husband, and a friend; all refugees from the Ukraine. Their vision was to create an organization that fulfilled the needs of refugees and immigrants alike. These founders personally endured obstacles while integrating into America. These experiences gave Nadia a different perspective on immigration. It’s authentic and [...]

Sometimes the popularity of a particular investment is driven by unexpected forces.   One example, is the so-called SALT (state and local tax) limitation that was imposed in the recent tax legislation, which basically says that you can only deduct $10,000 on your federal tax return for state taxes, including state income and local property […]

Danella Hicks, the founder and Executive Director of All THAT (a youth-mentoring nonprofit) shows her compassion in our office interview with her Friday morning. A Detroit native, Danella served in the U.S. Army for 4 years and gained a CPA certification (Certified Public Accountant) before founding All THAT in late winter of 2009. Raising eleven [...]
The Human Service Chamber of Franklin County is an organization that is dedicated to helping other nonprofits prosper in Central Ohio. Michael Corey, the recent Executive Director is radiating philanthropy and dedication in this interview with our senior advisor, Tony Jones. Starting out, Michael graduated from Ohio State's Moritz College of Law and is the [...]

A full month into a historic government shutdown. A full month into a historic government shutdown, after 800,000 government workers have missed their second paycheck, two things are clear:   1) Economists and political pundits had no expectation that the impasse would past this long. 2) The impact on the U.S. economy cannot be calculated with […]

     We are now in open enrollment on the government (39 states) or state health insurance exchanges (11 states and the District of Columbia)—so this is the time of year when consumers can buy health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.      In most states, the enrollment season lasts six weeks—half as long as it used [...]

Behind the Turkish Meltdown What the heck is going on in Turkey?  Whatever it is, it’s having a visible effect on the markets.  After the Turkish stock market index fell more than 24% since the start of August, Eurozone bank stocks fell 24% and emerging markets stocks overall (a category which includes Turkish stocks) dropped […]