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Boston Trains Face Infrastructure Finance Challenge

John D. Macomber, Harvard Business School lecturer and construction finance expert addresses the long term challenge of infrastructure finance in the context of the short term public transit crisis facing the city of Boston  and the MBTA in the city’s snowiest Boston winter on record… so far. 698 more words
Financial Tools

The Power of Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has reached a tipping point in terms of virality and impact.  That was clear to me when I attended the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada’s  282 more words


Acorns App, Review - Caution for College Students

Be Careful while Adopting the Newest Financial Applications

Making products and services for college students is a difficult problem, but can prove incredibly lucrative. College students and professionals are making buying decisions that will shape the rest of their life and potentially drive future purchases.  563 more words

App Review

New Evidence Shows Citizen Engagement Increases Tax Revenues

Evidence continues to show that citizen engagement, citizens participating in public policy issues, leads to increased tax compliance  and higher tax revenues.  Quite a while ago, drawing mainly from the literature on tax morale, Tiago Peixoto at  362 more words

Cities & Technology

Arlington Master Plan Considers Economic Development

Article 4 in a series on the Arlington, MA Master Planning process.  Prepared by Barbara Thornton 

Most of Arlington’s budget depends on the Town’s tax base. 867 more words

City & Town Level

Asset Protection Introduction For Small Business Owners

This article is intended for every small business owner/entrepreneur who left behind Corporate America for the opportunity and dream of starting their own business.

This entrepreneurial spirit is what made this country what it is today.  4,016 more words


FAQ > “who benefits?”

Q: What about gentrification? What is being done to protect people from displacement?

(faq.)  A: In a growing economy like ours, things like roadside clean-ups, better schools, reduced crime, the Atlanta Beltline, or virtually any improvement that makes our communities more desirable will elevate questions of gentrification. 571 more words

Atlanta Beltline