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Wellness and Hospitality Resilience in Economic Uncertainty

Lessons from 2008 The global impact of the Great Recession between 2007-2008 was extensive and significantly touched the lives of millions of people. [1] In the hospitality industry, customary modes to manage the toll of the recession were often layoffs, budgetary cutbacks and business closures. We witnessed a widespread halt …

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Behind the Desk

Company name: A.B. Federal Credit Union Address: 871 30th St., Altoona Telephone number: 944-4025 Website: abfederalcu.com Position: Manager/CEO Years with company: 16 years; 21 years in banking industry Family: Married with three children, two stepchildren, four grandchildren and one on the way in October. What products or services does your …

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Must Read: Taylor Swift Covers ‘Harper’s Bazaar,’ Why Designers Are Displeased with American Fashion

Taylor Swift on the August cover of “Harper’s Bazaar.” Photo: Alexi Lubomirski  These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday. Taylor Swift covers the August issue of Harper’s BazaarTaylor Swift fronts the latest Harper’s Bazaar looking like she’s fresh off one of Saint Laurent’s rock ‘n’ roll runways. Inside the issue, the …

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Are female quotas on boards inevitable?

The quota chestnut has been cracked open again but the business community is adamant forcing boards to appoint a set number of women as directors is not ideal. The government said last week it will ensure half of all directors on state sector boards and committees are women by 2021, compared …

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Can you afford to help your kid start a business?

Amazon. Chipotle. GoPro. These household-name businesses were launched thanks to investments by the founders’ parents. But parents also have sunk plenty of money into their offsprings’ doomed enterprises, sometimes endangering their retirements and family relationships in the process. Certified financial planner Jon Ten Haagen of Huntington, New York, had a …

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