Why is there a union boom?

Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, left, speaks next to Christian Smalls, founder of the Amazon Labor Union (ALU), during an ALU rally in the Staten Island borough of New York, US, on Sunday, April 24, 2022. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images After years of declining influence, unions are having a … Read more

As inflation grips small businesses, here’s how they are responding

Hopkinsville Brewing Company co-owner Kate Russell, pictured to the right of co-owner Joey Medeiros, said the business has had to raise prices due to inflation. Mary Katherine Russell Small business owners have had a few rough years. First, the Covid-19 pandemic caused many to lose revenue. Now, they’re dealing with higher costs as inflation rises. … Read more

Wedding costs surge as pent-up demand, inflation force couples to cut back

Nicole Brandfon and her fiance Adam Alonso are planning a wedding in Colombia, rather than Miami, because it was more affordable. Source: Nicole Brandfon Nicole Brandfon and her fiance, Adam Alonso, will hop on a plane from Florida to South America early next year for a destination wedding. The international trip wasn’t their original plan, … Read more

Worried about a recession? Here’s how to prepare your portfolio

FG Trade | iStock | Getty Images More from FA Playbook: Here’s a look at other stories impacting the financial advisor business. “We all understand that markets go through cycles and recession is part of the cycle that we may be facing,” said certified financial planner Elliot Herman, partner at PRW Wealth Management in Quincy, … Read more