How Ally Bank Uses Gamification to Bolster Financial Literacy

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To promote financial literacy among middle school-aged students, Ally Financial recently teamed up with rapper Big Sean and popular computer game Minecraft to create “Fintropolis,” a world within the game that weaves financial lessons into the experience as players navigate through it.

Can Financial Planning Be Automated?


Financial planners work directly with businesses and other clients in order to help them with personal finance issues. Financial planners give advice on achieving financial goals and some may also offer fully comprehensive planning services. Financial planning automation.


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Reading Association Financial Statements


Our team is often helps volunteer association leaders understand their organization’s financial statements. The post Reading Association Financial Statements appeared first on Strauss event & association management.

Including Financial Breakdowns on Event Prints


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The 5 Secrets To Thriving in a Post-Pandemic World

Speaker: Kevin Tam, Sculpture Hospitality Consultant

This webinar is about creating the mindset necessary to navigate a post-pandemic world. The last year and a half of the pandemic has wounded all of us, mentally, emotionally and financially, especially being in one of the hardest hit industries. To thrive, we have to learn how to accept it, face it, deal with it and strategize around it.

What are the Financial Responsibilities of an Association Board?


Specifically, overseeing the financials can be a barrier to a fully engaged board. Some may feel uncomfortable reviewing financial information and providing the required oversight to the financial affairs of an association. Boost Your Association’s Financial Knowledge.

How to reach your financial goals through Gamification


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How Blockchain Can Disrupt Financial Services


This table below highlights how blockchain can disrupt various aspects of the financial services industry. Compiling and maintaining these databases is expensive for financial services; this can lead to duplication of effort and can delay transactions. All financial services firms, payment card networks, regulators. Clearing & Settlement Centralized clearing and settlement for all financial instruments.

Event Financials 101: Building a Budget and Pricing Your Event


Event planners are often in charge of their event’s finances — which can be overwhelming at first, especially for those who don’t have much experience with managing money! That said, having a firm grasp on your event finances also gives you a lot of power and freedom.

Financial Meeting Planners Face Special Challenges During Crises


When the going gets tough, the tough cut costs—at least in the financial and insurance conference sector, where budgets often are more likely to come under the scrutiny of regulators. More : Budget Financial Meetings: Doing More with Less.

Why should you start a Financial Coaching Business for millennials?


population in 2020, up from 50% in 2014 thus opening up a new market for financial advisors. Financial coaches view generation Y as the clients for the future as there is a huge […]. The post Why should you start a Financial Coaching Business for millennials?

7 Considerations: Financial and Insurance Planners Plot the Return to Productive Meetings


The financial and insurance industry is based on relationships, and the more you can engage your clients, the more you can strengthen the relationship. The post 7 Considerations: Financial and Insurance Planners Plot the Return to Productive Meetings appeared first on Smart Meetings. Hybrid meetings may be the bridge to bringing corporate gatherings back. Not everyone is going to be comfortable attending a meeting in person just yet, or anytime soon.

Why This Financial Summit Had Its Own Roller Coaster


A daylong conference about financial volatility doesn’t typically feel like a day at the beach. But that’s exactly the atmosphere

Financial Planning for Your Association Event | Q&A Guide


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Creating a Financial Plan: 8 Tips for Your Association Event


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8 Clues that Your Meeting Hotel Is—or Isn’t—Financially Strong


While meeting pros have contractual issues to consider (Read “ Can You Protect a Meeting if the Venue Goes Bankrupt? ”), there are also common-sense questions to ask and things you can do to check up on a hotel’s financial stability.

Emirates returns record financial results ahead of coronavirus impact

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million) for a First-Class County in its annual financial report for the year ending 31 December 2019. Clearly, these are now tough times as the Club navigates its way through the current COVID-19 pandemic, but these results at least help relieve that financial burden.

What Risk Factors Are Top of Mind for Association Event Organizers?

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Three primary risk categories are emerging as organizations weigh their options for major conferences in 2021: Mitigating financial risk. Mitigating Financial Risk. Financial predictions. Financial challenges continue to be at the forefront for many associations.

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How to Make Realistic Financial Projections for Your Event

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For owners of new events it can be incredibly challenging to make realistic financial projections. The post How to Make Realistic Financial Projections for Your Event appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Here's how to get started. August Event Management Featured Growth Leadership / Management Owner Small Business Ticket Sales Event Budget Event finance Event growth event-planning

Having a Heart for Financially-Challenged, International Attendees

PCMA Convene

For health-care professionals with limited financial resources, though, getting access to the latest research and insights can be challenging, so HRS decided to eliminate registration fees for self-paying attendees from countries that the World Bank classifies as lower- and lower-middle income. The Heart Rhythm Society’s scientific sessions get underway in San Francisco.

NEC Group strategy drives significant financial growth

Event Industry News

The NEC Group (“the group”), the Birmingham-based operator of five of the UK’s leading live events venues, has filed its second set of financial results since being acquired by LDC on 1 May 2015. The post NEC Group strategy drives significant financial growth appeared first on Event Industry News.

David Miles appointed as Chief Financial Officer at ExCeL London

Event Industry News

ExCeL London has announced the appointment of David Miles as Chief Financial Officer. His breadth of experience, as well as his solid financial accounting and audit experience, will support our plans to continue to grow, develop and create an even stronger business. David worked at Big 6 accounting firm BDO, for 21 years, 15 of which as an Audit and Advisory Partner, where he specialised in strategic consulting with high growth, entrepreneurially-led businesses.

Organizers Created a Custom Space for a Growing Financial Summit—and Then Fully Transformed It


Ashfield Meetings & Events announces 2016 financial results

Event Industry News

Ashfield Meetings & Events, a full-service global event management company that specialises in serving the healthcare sector and part of UDG Healthcare PLC, has announced its results for the financial year ending September 2016. The post Ashfield Meetings & Events announces 2016 financial results appeared first on Event Industry News.

The Leamington Assembly: yet another music venue closes due to financial concerns

Event Industry News

The Leamington Assembly has closed suddenly with bosses citing current rents and rates as the reason. This is yet another venue to add its name to the growing list of closures and follows reports: ‘ Are rising costs still strangling the UK music venue? ’ and ‘ Small venues struggle to survive amidst rising costs and building developments’. The owners, MJR Group, also stated that repairs and upkeep of the Grade-II listed building had made the venture unsustainable.

How to Verify Financial Need for Campers


Most camps these days offer some sort of scholarship or financial aid for campers who can’t afford your full fee to attend. What isn’t awesome, is the process you as the camp has to go through to verify financial need for campers. This post will give you a few tips to consider as you decide how to go about verifying financial need at your camp. If you ask for tax returns either to do a yes or no on a set amount of financial need, great.

Building a transparent economy for people in need


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5 tips for presenting financial information to company executives

Plan Your Meetings

And even more specifically, how to present at a financial meeting with executives. This one might go without saying,but going into a financial meeting with executives unprepared is a big no-no (regardless of how good you might be at speaking off the cuff). Nobody (even the most financial of chief financial officers) wants to look at slide after slide of spreadsheets. Communication strategies effective presentations financial presentations

May 23, 2017: Bombing at Ariana Grande Concert Kills 22, New Start-Up Offers Street-Food-Inspired Catering for Events, New York's Financial District Sees Influx of Movie Theaters


BOMBING AT ARIANA GRANDE CONCERT KILLS 22: An explosion at the entrance hall of the Manchester Arena has killed

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PCMA Future Event Masterminds: Effective Budgeting

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Digital Events Event Strategy & Design Event Marketing Financial Management Industry TrendsJoin us for a new PCMA series connecting you with like-minded individuals who are determined to be the best in business.

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Keeping Your Teams and Attendees Engaged in Future Meetings


In the last Financial & Insurance Professionals (FICP) Chats, participants focused on innovative and creative techniques to keep themselves, their co-workers and their meeting attendees engaged and excited.

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Re-incorporating Sustainability into the Future of Meetings


While meetings professionals and the hospitality partners they work with have been understandably focused on the health and safety of event attendees since the appearance of the COVID-19 pandemic, both groups realize the continued importance of incorporating sustainability measures into those events, as well.

Investing for Associations: How to Handle Your Cash


As an association management company, we are interested in presenting our clients with smart financial options. They will be able to guide you with firsthand knowledge and listen to your specific needs and preferences, helping you achieve the financial goals of your association.

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Lessons for The Great Interruption from Destinations International


Destinations International ’s 2020 Virtual Annual Conference streamed over two days vividly illustrated the challenges and upside of the state of what the organization dubbed The Great Interruption—a pandemic , civil unrest , massive unemployment , a recession and a giant cloud of sand from the Sahara.

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The Future of Meetings Starts with Rebuilding Trust


Those steps, and others, will be necessary to both reduce risk and assure transient travelers and event groups that safety is everyone’s top priority, according to more than 300 participants in the first-ever virtual Financial & Insurance Professionals (FICP) Chats last week.

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Webinar: UBIT: How US Tax Rules Impact Virtual Exhibits and Sponsorships

PCMA Convene

Business of Events Digital Events Event Strategy & Design Financial Management Meeting or Event Design Strategic PlanningWhen the industry was forced to go completely virtual this year the existing tax regulations around hybrid events stayed firmly in place.

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Quiz: Are You Ready to Add CMP to Your Name?

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Meeting Planning certification cmp conference Events exam financial management hospitality meetings music licence agreement pcma Planners planning practice professional quiz test triviaMore: How to Prepare for the CMP Conclave. The post Quiz: Are You Ready to Add CMP to Your Name? appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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The Future of Meetings Requires Flexibility and Collaboration


What this means, as discussed by more than 330 participants in last week’s Financial & Insurance Professionals (FICP) Chats, is that meetings professionals cannot solve for every potential scenario right now, and should not feel the undue stress associated with attempting to do so.

Your All-Encompassing, Need-to-Know Security Guide

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Many Questions Persist about the Future of Meetings


More than 400 participants in last week’s Financial & Insurance Professionals (FICP) Chats agreed this means that communication, flexibility and collaboration will remain the key to individuals, financial and insurance companies, and overall industry success.

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