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CEO Message
// December 5, 2019

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Over the past several years, we’ve been dedicated to understanding the water crisis in Haiti. Our efforts have grown tremendously to give Haitians access to one of our basic human rights: clean drinking water. Less than half of Haitians in rural areas have access to water. And if they do have access to water, they…

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Commercial
// December 5, 2019

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Last month, thousands of men participated in “Movember” — a month of growing facial hair to bring awareness to men’s health. However, according to Forbes, beards and mustaches are making a serious comeback any time of year, and local barbershops have become more of an experience than a quick pit stop. The U.S. men’s grooming…

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Nonprofit
// December 5, 2019

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The holiday spirit is upon us — and so is the desire to give back. Charitable giving traditionally reaches its height during the holiday season, with nonprofits experiencing a surge in their number of volunteers between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. “Giving Tuesday,” which occurs the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is a day dedicated to giving via…

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Services
// December 5, 2019

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Ask yourself the following: How many New Year’s resolutions have I fulfilled? How many are still left outstanding? With a new decade fast approaching, it is time to make sure all of what you set out to accomplish gets done. So, why are resolutions hard? According to U.S. News & World Report, 80% of resolutions…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// December 5, 2019

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As reported by the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), there are more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations registered in the U.S. in 2019. This figure includes public charities, private foundations, chambers of commerce, fraternal organizations, civic leagues and many others. Nonprofits, for-profits and other businesses are already planning for a busy 2020. Many of…

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Professional
// December 5, 2019

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’Tis the season of joy, family, giving back and helping others. It is the time of year when people open their hearts to assist others in need. Anyone looking for a way to help won’t need to look too far, as there are over 150 million nonprofits in the U.S. that focus on helping others…

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Commercial
// December 5, 2019

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As more and more travelers forgo the traditional hotel experience in favor of companies such as Airbnb and VRBO, the demand for short-term vacation-rental condominiums continues to rise — and the trend has turned condos into a hot ticket item for property investors. Rightfully so: By 2020, vacation rentals are expected to topple the hotel…

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Personal
// December 5, 2019

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Distracted driving claimed the lives of 3,166 drivers in 2017 alone, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This number continues to grow, with approximately 9 people being killed each day in the U.S. due to a distracted driver. Anything that takes your attention away from driving can be a distraction that can endanger…

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DPSI
// December 5, 2019

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Every January 1, thousands of people set personal goals for the new year. The majority of these New Year’s resolutions — two-thirds according to Bodybuilder.com — are health-related, such as eating better and losing weight. The fitness industry spends substantially more advertising money toward the end of each year to capitalize on this resolution trend….

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DPSI
// December 5, 2019

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Over the past year, we have witnessed many forms of event-driven litigation as a result of the #MeToo movement, cyber security breaches, wildfires, power shutdowns, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) scrutiny in pre-initial public offering (pre-IPO) companies, and the rise of shareholder activism. These events have consequently given rise to professional and management liability…

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