Structured settlements: what are they?

What is a structured settlement annuity? A structured settlement annuity (SSA) is a contract issued by an insurance company that originated from a legal action such as a car accident, work accident, wrongful death, medical malpractice, etc. The original claimant (plaintiff) chose to accept a series of payments instead of […]

Things to consider when buying a direct mailing list

You can start a direct marketing campaign to reach your current customer database, or you can purchase a direct mailing list from a list broker or list manager to connect with new potential customers. If you are considering purchasing a direct mailing list, there are several factors to consider. Decide […]

Types of common shares

Stocks can be extremely helpful when it comes to making a lot of money, but they can be extremely damaging to your capital if you don’t know the basics of common stocks (stocks that are a security that represents the property of a corporation and organization). like the different types […]

How to start a business with a shoelace

As a small business developer, I have a lot of potential clients who will say real things: “If I could get a million dollars, I think I could make my business succeed.” Unfortunately, this is as far from the truth as a new business owner can start. Yes, capital is […]

The role of the board in fundraising

“Should my board help me raise funds?” The obvious answer is yes of course they should! Now comes the hard part. Getting the board to raise money is much more difficult than simply saying they should. Many nonprofits, of all sizes and mission types, overlook the basic steps necessary to […]