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Brittany White

Ep83: The Benefits of Junior Achievement

Did you learn how to budget in middle school? What about how to manage credit cards as an adult? Junior Achievement provides important financial literacy to children of all ages, primarily based on donations and corporate sponsorships. Josh Lehman is on today’s episode from Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio to discuss how the financial …

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SBA Continues Gradual Re-Opening of PPP Program

By Kathy Davis and Robert Jackson, CPA Thursday, January 14, 2021 On Monday of this week the SBA re-opened first draw PPP applications to Community Financial Institutions (which include Community Development Financial Institutions, Minority Depository Institutions, Certified Development Companies and Microloan Intermediaries) and second draw applications to those same lenders on Wednesday. Beginning tomorrow (Friday, …

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Ep82: Transitioning to a Work from Anywhere Culture – Part 1

Third-time guest Erica Ishida is back with an insightful take on how companies can transition their workforce planning to a work from anywhere culture as a result of the pandemic. Erica’s expertise in this area comes from years of C-Level experience focused on organizational growth. This mini-episode is part 1 of an extended episode to …

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Apple Growth Partners Continues to Invest in Top Talent, Expands Team

AKRON, Ohio – (January 11, 2021) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP), award-winning accounting and business advisory firm, proudly announces three staff appointments and three new hires to expand its shared services and tax team. Steve Mazza, CPA, has been promoted to principal in the tax department. Beginning his career as an intern with AGP, Mazza …

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COVID-19 STIMULUS BILL PASSED, PRESIDENT EXPECTED TO SIGN INTO LAW

By Robert Jackson, CPA December 22, 2020 Late last night the Senate overwhelmingly passed the long-awaited Covid-19 stimulus and funding package, preceded by a similar response in the House.  The White House has indicated that the President will sign it. The package, which originally began as a funding bill, provides much needed relief to the …

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Ep79: Supporting Working Moms

We know the pandemic has been rough on everyone. Still, recent articles from NPR, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and CBS News have reported concerning statistics on working moms’ impact. Moms are often the “go to” for everything, which now means virtual school, hybrid schooling, working from home, providing childcare to younger kids with daycares closed, and …

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Ep78: Partnering with the Minority Business Assistance Center

Today, Chuck and Brittany are joined by Vaughn Johnson from the Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) with the state of Ohio at the Urban League of Greater Cleveland. Vaughn shares the many benefits of establishing a diverse workforce and how it impacts the bottom line. Vaughn discusses how companies can add diversity to their boards …

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Ep77: Define Your Path

Chuck and Brittany welcome Carina Diamond, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner at Dakoré Wealth. As a wealth management professional, Carina helps individuals define their path and develop a financial plan to get them where they want to be. Carina shares her involvement with engaging women in the financial field, and why women need to …

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