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AAA Washington hires Harry A. Thomas as Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer to Achieve Aggressive Marketing Goals
As the song goes ‘You load sixteen tons and what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt.’ Well, it doesn’t need to be that way. In fact, having enough money for a happy retirement is not a mirage. It just takes some planning, hard work, and dedication to make it happen. With that in mind, here are six ways to turn that dream into a reality.
- Start Investing Early
Don’t wait until your 50’s or early-60’s to start socking money away. Get into the habit of investing early on. Maybe all you can afford is $10 per week, but at the end of the year that is $520 and after 10 years, you will have $5,200 and that is not counting any returns on your investment. [Read more…]
There are only so many hours in the day, so making the most of your time is key. As someone who’s been self-employed since the age of 23, Bella Bambino founder Rebecca Howard knows the ins and outs of fostering productivity. Inheriting her late husband’s business put her face to face with plenty of challenges, but with an eye for entrepreneurship and perseverance, she was able to take the company to the next level – watch Rebecca tell her story on MSNBC!
On her journey, she’s learned a few major lessons. First, there’s no magic potion to increase productivity [Read more…]
Competency-based university WGU Washington plans to award 25 scholarships to working adults hoping to finish their degrees
WGU Washington is seriously recruiting adults back to college. Back-to-school season is almost here, and while young people all over the state are returning to the classroom, WGU Washington allows working-age men and women to achieve their educational goals – and earn the skills and knowledge our economy demands to remain competitive.
To smooth the pathway to high-quality higher education, the state-endorsed, online university has launched its Back-to-School Scholarship. WGU Washington’s goal is to award 25 scholarships – worth up to $2,000 each – to new students who are accepted to the university by the end of the calendar year. [Read more…]
Stantec has hired John Gillespie as a senior project manager in their Bellevue, WA office. With more than 31 years of experience John Gillespie is now responsible for managing diverse sewer, water, storm water, and facility type projects, promoting business development, providing client support services, and managing project staff. [Read more…]
Sports analyst and former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong is set to emcee the Bellevue College Foundation’s 17th Annual “Become Exceptional” Luncheon April 27 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. This is the second year Strong will emcee the Foundation’s marquee fundraising event.
Strong, a sports analyst with Root Sports Northwest, is the NFL’s Pacific West Director of the newly founded Legends Program. Strong and his wife Zoe’s passion for youth motivated them to establish the Mack Strong TEAM-WORKS Foundation, a nonprofit providing mentoring programs that assist urban youth from at-risk communities to develop strong minds, strong bodies and strong character in order to succeed. The program reaches over 350 students annually throughout the Northwest. [Read more…]
Online retailing giant Amazon.com is now the third major US tech company this year to commit to gender pay equity. As a result, a shareholder resolution filed by Arjuna Capital and Baldwin Brothers Inc., and co-filed by Pax World Management, will be withdrawn.
The Amazon response to shareholder pressure follows earlier steps by Apple and Intel. [Read more…]
After serving in the Army for 8 years, Ben Bare bought a franchise in Redmond so he could be his own boss. One year later, he reflects on his biggest accomplishments and shares his goals for year two.
Before he opened a Window Genie franchise in Redmond last spring, Ben Bare spent eight years as an Army Ranger. He earned the rank of Staff Sergeant during his service that included nine combat tours to both Iraq and Afghanistan. During his transition out of the Army, Bare and his fiancé decided that starting a business in the community they loved was the key to their happiness and success. Almost one year later, Bare shares what he’s learned and how he and his team plan to grow the home service business that serves Eastside communities of Redmond, Bellevue and Kirkland in year two. [Read more…]
Kathleen Spitzer Elected to the Board of Directors of American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Spitzer is the principal and owner of two companies: Viviane Skin Care and Don’t Call Me Ma’am Skin Care.
“On behalf of the entire AABGU board, I would like to welcome Kathleen Spitzer,” said AABGU President Lloyd Goldman.” Kathleen Spitzer’s longtime family involvement with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has inspired a unique perspective and an enduring commitment. I appreciate the time and contributions she will make to advance University goals in Seattle and support AABGU’s national fundraising initiatives.” [Read more…]
U.S. Bank Wealth Management, ranked among the top 20 U.S. wealth managers,* congratulates Peter Skovron in The Private Client Reserve’s Seattle market who has been named a 2015 Reserve Elite award winner. He is a wealth management advisor.
The annual Reserve Elite award was created to recognize top performing employees on client teams from The Private Client Reserve. It celebrates outstanding customer service, exceptional leadership and strong overall performance. [Read more…]