• Finance

    Student Government adopts diversity liaison for finance committee | News

    The Student Government Senate addressed funding for recreational activities and campus recycling during their weekly meeting. Photo by Katherine Kealey/ Iowa State Daily The Iowa State University Student Government officially passed a bylaw containing a new position for the finance committee.  The position seeks to facilitate a relationship between the finance committee and student organizations classified as culture or identity based. The bylaw was recommended by the ad-HOC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee. The  ad-HOC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee established this position to serve as a liaison between the finance committee and different campus organizations which are identity/culture-based.  

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  • Business Analysts

    QBE first-half earnings point to ‘widespread positives’ in business: analysts – Corporate – Insurance News

    QBE has posted a turnaround in first-half earnings, as the insurer achieved an adjusted cash profit after-tax of $US463 million ($628 million) following a $US666 million loss ($904 million) from a year earlier. Analysts see a number of positives from the results but they also cautioned the business may be in for a weaker second-half, citing risks from a number of directions such as higher North America crop claims from a severe heatwave in the US Midwest region. “We don’t think the second-half result will be as strong as the first-half,” Morningstar said in a research note. Morningstar says while  

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  • Business Accounting

    Here’s a look at business news from around the Mahoning Valley

    Also among today’s business updates: ONE Health Ohio; Napa Grocery; CSL Plasma; Truth Fashion Boutique; Akron Children’s Hospital; and Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU. NILES — The Cafaro Co. is inviting accounting students to its Night at the Scrappers event, an evening of “fun, food, baseball and good conversation” at Eastwood Field on Tuesday. There will be a picnic and meet and greet at 5:30 p.m. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. To learn more about upcoming internships and full-time accounting and tax opportunities, RSVP to Cafaro’s Human Resources Department at 330-747-2661, ext. 142. ONE Health Ohio to  

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  • Finance

    Bitcoin Brings Financial Literacy – Bitcoin Magazine: Bitcoin News, Articles, Charts, and Guides

    Bitcoin will bring about an explosion of financial literacy in the same way that the printing press brought about an explosion of reading literacy in the 1400’s. While it’s impossible to calculate the literacy rate before the invention of the movable type printing press, we know today’s literacy rates are over 95% in many countries. I’m confident that the same thing can happen with financial literacy because of bitcoin. Best-selling author and educator Robert Kiyosaki is the first person I know who explained that most of us are “financially illiterate” and he has been advocating financial literacy since he published  

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  • Business Marketing

    The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for 7.13.21

    One of Addison Clark’s ads to promote the portal it built for the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging, and Travel Association. Arts & Letters Creative Co. hired Brenda Aguilar Schneider as group business director and Calleen Colburn as executive producer. They will run the agency’s NBC News/MSNBC account and some business the agency has with Google’s consumer apps products alongside Executive Creative Director Danielle Flagg. Schneider was previously at Gallegos United and has worked at Wolfgang LA, 180LA and Crispin Porter Bogusky. Colburn most recently worked at Wieden+Kennedy NY and was previously at Apple, 180LA, Anomaly, 72andSunny and Arnold Worldwide. A  

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  • Financial Management

    Riley County renews financial management software contract | News

    Riley County commissioners approved renewing a contract for financial management software. The commission voted Thursday to renew a software services agreement with OpenGov, a technology company that offers cloud-based programming for public sector budgeting and accounting, for $138,000 over the next four years. Riley County currently uses OpenGov software; this contract extends the county’s deal with the tech company until 2025. A starting payment of $53,870 is listed on the contract, due July 1, and is separate from the $138,000 total. That initial amount includes a prorated software fee of $7,250, and an additional pre-payment of $46,620 for deploying the  

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  • Financial Analysis

    Livermore Lab names Rachelle Jeppson new chief financial officer | News

    “The Laboratory is an amazing place with a history of service to the nation spanning seven decades and it is an honor to be selected to serve as its CFO,” Jeppson said. She added, “Innovation and collaboration are key to LLNL’s success and I look forward to working with the dedicated team in the office of the Chief Financial Officer and our colleagues throughout the Laboratory in supporting our mission.” Jeppson previously served as the Lab’s deputy CFO/controller where she was a senior member of the CFO team, leading the financial accounting operations for the Lab. In this capacity, she  

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