By Jason Alderman
With final holiday preparations looming, the last thing anyone wants to think about is next April’s tax bill. But if you’re over 70 ½ and have any tax-deferred retirement accounts (like an IRA), put down the wrapping paper and listen up: IRS rules say that, with few exceptions, you must take required minimum [...]
A cornerstone of successful nonprofit fundraising is trust. While there are many reasons to give, there are also reasons why people, foundations and corporations do not give. One reason is a lack of trust: donors and funders don’t trust the nonprofit to use the funds for the stated purpose. Here are some suggestions to help [...]
Alumni and friends from around the nation expressed their love and support for Virginia State University. The excerpts that we have published represent the sentiment of the many letters that we received. They have been edited for space.
The cover was designed by Terri Curtis, a senior, majoring in graphic design at Virginia State University. Terri is also interning [...]
A beloved holiday tradition returns to Richmond, when Richmond Ballet presents Stoner Winsletts’ full-length The Nutcracker, December 14-23, 2013 at the historic Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage. Heralded as one of the country’s most perfect [Nutcracker productions] by The New York Times, The Nutcracker will feature the company’s full roster of professionals, as well as [...]
The Continental Congress of the United States of America proclaimed the first national Thanksgiving in 1777. However, the holiday wasn’t truly embraced as a nationwide celebration until President Lincoln declared two Thanksgivings in 1863, one on August 6th celebrating the victory at Gettysburg, and the other the last Thursday in the month of November to [...]