• Loans

    Got student loan forgiveness? How federal Public Service program works

    Some gleeful professionals are sharing their joy on social media after finding out a federal program has wiped out their student debt. A Kentucky doctor on Twitter said he reapplied for the public service loan forgiveness program after working a decade at a nonprofit organization and recently received notice that his medical school loans had been forgiven. “In shock,” wrote Dr. Lee Dossett. Dossett took advantage of a program that originally failed to fulfill its promise of offering student debt relief to thousands of public workers, including teachers, police officers and firefighters. President Joe Biden’s administration overhauled the Public  

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  • Business Management

    OSU extension & Farm Bureau to host young farmer business management series

    Dill Provided photo Staff report DARKE COUNTY — The average age of a farmer is 62 years old. Therefore, many farms will go through generational turn over in the next few years. This will leave our farming operations to the next generation for management. Ohio State Extension Darke County, and Darke County Farm Bureau want to assist in preparing our next generation of farmers for the responsibilities of business management. OSU Extension and Farm Bureau have planned “Hoppin’ Around Darke County,” A Young Farmer Farm Business Management Series, that will be hosted at various wineries and breweries throughout Darke County.  

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  • Business Analysts

    Under Armour used the pandemic to make long-lasting improvements to the business, analysts say

    Under Armour Inc. has used the tumultuous time during the COVID-19 pandemic to make long-term improvements to the business, BMO Capital Markets analysts say, driving an upgrade of the stock to outperform from market perform. BMO raised its price target by $2 to $25. BMO analysts led by Simeon Siegel note improved gross margins, with more growth possible. The athletic company has also found operational efficiencies after a period in which there was a “grow-at-all-costs mind-set.” And Under Armour UAA, +1.40% has been socking away cash, which could lead to stock repurchases and earnings per share growth. “We are upgrading  

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  • Business Accounting

    MicroStrategy Plummets as SEC Rejects Its Bitcoin Accounting (3)

    MicroStrategy Inc. can’t strip out Bitcoin’s wild swings from the unofficial accounting measures it touts to investors, the SEC said. Bad news for the MicroStrategy was compounded as the company’s shares fell as much as 20% Friday, the biggest intraday collapse since Feb. 23. Its stock closed at $375.89, down nearly 18%. Bitcoin also tumbled, and was down more than 7% around 4:15 p.m. in New York. The enterprise software maker, which said in 2020 that buying and holding Bitcoin was one of its key business strategies, used non-GAAP measures in its Form 10-Q for the quarter that ended Sept.  

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  • Business News

    United Airlines flight to Israel turns back to US mid-flight after 2 passengers who assigned themselves seats in business class started a ‘riot,’ reports say

    A United Airlines airplane is seen at the Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, United States.ayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images A United Airlines flight to Tel Aviv turned back to New York due to two disruptive passengers. The passengers refused to provide proof of allocated seats in business class, per Israeli media. They “started a riot” about 90 minutes into the flight, according to an eyewitness account. A United Airlines flight to Tel Aviv, Israel, turned back to New York mid-flight on Friday after two passengers caused a “riot” on the aircraft, per reports. The passengers,  

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  • Insurance

    Tesla Insurance Expands to Arizona & Ohio

    Tesla Insurance has been expanded to Arizona and Ohio. This is something that Sawyer Merritt, who was recently interviewed by Dave Lee, predicted. In December 2021, Sawyer Merritt, who is well known in the Tesla Twitter community for sharing breaking Tesla-related news, shared that he was told by a source that Tesla was aiming to launch Tesla’s insurance in two more states in January 2022. Along with that, three other states will be getting Tesla insurance during Q1 2022. Earlier today, Sawyer announced that Tesla launched its insurance in Arizona and Ohio. BREAKING: Tesla insurance has just launched in Arizona  

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  • Business Marketing

    4 Marketing Strategies That Will Turn Your Customers Into Billboards for Your Business

    Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. People love to talk about great experiences. After all, when you really enjoy something, it’s human nature to want to tell others all about it! As a business owner, your aim should always be to give your customers such a great experience that they become walking, talking billboards for the service you provide. You need to do everything in your power to turn your clients into enthusiastic advocates who will send you referral after referral, helping you to build a solid business as well as a fortune. Here’s how you can start  

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  • Financial Analysis

    Financial Planning & Analysis Director Nikita Miller to also manage Kresge facilities

    Five other operations staff members earn new job titles, promotions; new hire welcomed The Kresge Foundation is pleased to announce that Financial Planning & Analysis Director Nikita Miller has been promoted to also manage the foundation’s facilities department. In her expanded role, Miller will manage building operations, maintenance and workplace services, while retaining oversight of the foundation’s financial planning and analysis function, a position she has held since 2018. Prior to joining Kresge, Nikita served as director of financial analysis at the United Auto Workers’ Retiree Medical Benefits Trust, where she was involved with budgeting, management reporting and analytics. She  

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