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Being Smart with Smart Homes

This past holiday season, one of the most popular gifts was a Smart Assistant, mostly in the form of Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. Both the Amazon Echo and Google Home device sets have reported record sales leading up to the holidays. There is a good chance you already have one of these solutions installed in your home – more than 1 in 5 US households were using smart devices even before the holidays rolled around.

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Tightening Credit Proactively for 2019

As we begin to close out the year and take a January sigh of relief, I want to take a brief hiatus from our recent “Exhilarating Basics of Credit” discussion to address some of the trending we are seeing in credit and the strategic steps we are proactively implementing in order to be ready for the challenges of 2019. Many of you may ask why I would care to share this information publicly? The answer is simple, whether you are a colleague, a..

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Thinking About Philanthropy

"I probably should" is an answer that I hear quite often when I ask "Are you serving on a nonprofit board?" My title, VP Philanthropic Services, opens up the dialogue with strangers on airplanes, and I do feel like an evangelist for the nonprofit sector. My motivation comes from the transformation that I have seen in people who add nonprofit work to their lives.

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