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 [...]
With the holiday season now officially in effect, people are stressing to find and buy gifts, make those reservations, and pin down those travel plans. It can be an extremely stressful time of year for many people. Five tips and tricks to make this holiday season less nerve-racking:
1. Acknowledge your feelings and be realistic (Tip [...]
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 [...]