Are we back to normal yet?

Are we back to normal yet?

As more and more of America becomes vaccinated, we can all shop at the grocery store without having to worry about the person behind us in the checkout line staying six feet away. I’m not going imply that I’ll miss the hassle and stress, as well as the worry, fear, and outright devastation, that the…

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Does anybody care?

As more and more people become vaccinated and America “reopens”, I’m hearing a lot of economists speak optimistically, painting a rosy picture of the growth we’re likely to see as the recovery unfolds. I can’t help but want to take pause and ask one simple question. What happened to all the people whose businesses were…

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Reflections: Where do we go from here?

Now that the presidential election is over, we would like to congratulate all of you who participated. We had the greatest turn out in American history, so kudos to the country! Just like in 2000 when Al Gore asked for a recount, Donald Trump is doing the same. This time the variables are quite different.…

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How to get more people to attend your library event

With libraries getting less foot traffic nowadays, being able to market your event using the internet has become of high importance. We’ve seen many libraries struggle to fill spots in their Zoom conferences. How do you reach more patrons and get them interested in your events? In this article we’re going to give you three…

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5 tips for opening your library during the pandemic

Many libraries are returning to serving patrons in person this fall. Here are five tips for opening your library during the pandemic that will help you maximize the safety of all in an efficient way. #1 Keep your digital resources robust Just because you’re back in person, it doesn’t mean that everyone is going to…

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Three Tips for Holding a Virtual Seminar at your Library

Tips for having a great seminar at your library.

With the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, librarians have been thrown for quite a loop. If you are rethinking your programming and shifting from in person to virtual events, consider these tips for holding a great virtual seminar at your library. #1 Select the speaker wisely Librarians are pummeled by speaker submissions and it is…

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SECURE Act Implications for College Executives

SECURE Act implications for college executives

The SECURE Act will have positive implications for college executives. One of the biggest benefits to college executives is the increased income reporting that is required on financial statements for participants in 401(k), 403(b), and deferred compensation plans. This article will detail which of the changes under the SECURE ACT are important for college executives…

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So you went to a Retirement Workshop…Now What?

There is a ton of education out there about retirement, in fact it seems to be everywhere I look: retirement workshops, podcasts, videos, articles. So why is it that people are still chronically unprepared for retirement? Here’s what typically happens when I sit in front of someone who is about to retire and I ask,…

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