• Financial Management

    Survey: Millennials Increasingly Turn to Financial Advisors

    In the next two years, even more millennials will be turning to advisors, according to a new survey by Broadridge. In a study of 1,000 U.S. investors, the financial services firm found that of the 39% of millennials not using a financial advisor, the majority (65%) plan to begin using one in the next two years. The demographic is more comfortable with investing than the total population, with 65% of millennials using self-directed brokerage accounts, compared with 52% of all investors surveyed.  The survey also reiterated the low percentage of U.S. households using robo advice, a finding reported by  

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  • Business Accounting

    In Law Firms and Accounting, Business Development and Marketing Take Hardest Hit from COVID-19, According to Global LexisNexis InterAction Survey

    RALEIGH, N.C., May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Law firms and accounting and financial services (A&FS) firms both took big hits to their business development and sales efforts due to the Covid-19 pandemic with new strategies and more effort required to win new business, according to the 2021 InterAction Marketing & Business Development Survey of law and A&FS firms. This is the first year LexisNexis InterAction produced a separate report for accounting firms in addition to the annual law firm report. Managing people and business development/sales were the two categories of work in law firms and A&FS firms that have  

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  • Business News

    India’s second COVID-19 wave rattles business confidence – survey

    A general view of Mumbai’s central financial district, India, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui Corporate India’s business confidence sharply deteriorated due to the devastating second COVID-19 wave, with nearly three-fourths of the participants reporting weak demand conditions, according to a leading industry group’s latest survey. The steep drop from a decade high reading in the previous round follows a record surge in infections in April and May, which has seen many states reintroduce limited lockdowns and multiple brokerages cutting economic growth expectations. read more The overall Business Confidence Index nosedived to 51.5 in the current round compared with 74.2 in  

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  • Business Marketing

    Carson City marketing, PR agency launches small business survey aimed at post pandemic planning | Carson City Nevada News

    Carson City-based In Plain Sight Marketing launched its first annual Small Business Marketing Survey April 1. The survey can be found here. The survey is offered online and is designed to learn marketing trends for small businesses located primarily in northern Nevada. The survey closes April 23, and results will be shared at the beginning of May. A more in-depth report with marketing recommendations based on the results will be sent to survey participants at the end of May. The Small Business Administration defines small businesses by industry, but typically as having fewer than 1,500 employees and estimates that small  

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  • Financial Analysis

    What should Expo Idaho look like? Ada County releases new survey

    Ada County wants your input on the future of the Expo Idaho site. For the next month, Ada County Development services opened a survey to hear residents’ thoughts on how the underutilized 247-acre complex off of Glenwood Street should be used. The county is in the second phase of its lengthy planning stage to develop the property, which includes public outreach and a financial analysis to study how much potential improvements will cost taxpayers. You can take it here underneath the About Us section. Three different scenarios At the end of 2020, a Citizen’s Advisory Committee released three different scenarios  

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  • Business Accounting

    More accounting firms embrace office space reduction: AICPA survey

    The rise in remote work since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic has a growing number of accounting businesses reconsidering their physical office spaces, according to data from the 2021 Q1 AICPA Economic Outlook Survey. The survey was conducted Feb. 2-24, 2021, and included 693 responses from CPAs and accountants who hold leadership positions within their organizations. Seventy-two percent of those polled said their organizations had no plans to reduce their current office space over the next year, down five percentage points from Q3 2020, when the question was first asked. More notable, though, was that 9 percent of professionals  

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  • Home Insurance

    Survey Reveals Drastic Shift in Homeowner Behavior One Year Into the Pandemic

    PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar 24, 2021– Hippo, the home insurance group that created a new standard of care and protection for homeowners, today released findings from a national survey of 1,000 U.S. homeowners conducted with Ask Your Target Market (AYTM). The results show a significant move towards more proactive behaviors in the home, including increased customization, home improvements and repairs, compared to pre-pandemic times. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210324005600/en/ (Graphic: Business Wire) One year ago, in March 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Since then, 16 million people have moved  

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  • Finance

    COVID-19 is no longer the biggest tail risk: BofA fund manager survey

    Bloomberg Turkey’s Central Bank Chief May Have Little Time to Repair Trust (Bloomberg) — If the experience of Sahap Kavcioglu’s most recent predecessors is any indication, Turkey’s new central-bank chief has little time left to win back the trust of foreign-exchange traders — or he may lose it forever.In the past three instances when President Recep Tayyip Erdogan replaced the governor, the reaction of the currency markets in the first week of the new incumbent’s tenure set the tone for his entire term. Which is why the lira’s plunge this week — notwithstanding Kavcioglu’s pledge to maintain policy continuity —  

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