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Need help with your pension?

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

pensionassistnceThe New England Pension Assistance Project, staffed by experienced pension lawyers and pension counselors, helps you understand your rights under pension law and claim the retirement income benefits that you have earned.  The assistance is free of charge to anyone with a pension question or problem, regardless of age, income, or value of the claim.

The New England Pension Assistance Project has been operating for over 19 years and has recovered more than $44 million in pensions earned but not paid. Read more »

DemographicsNow – New Electronic Resource

Posted on March 2nd, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Electronic Resources
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Looking for demographic information?  The library offers remote access to DemographicsNow: Business & People.

  • Access a demographic report on any geography – or compare multiple geographies – for information including income, housing, race, age, education, retail spending, consumer expenditures, businesses and more.
  • Search for an individual company or create a mailing list of multiple companies from over 20 million active businesses.  Search by company name, executive title, business type, and more.  Now including a separate Physicians/Dentists directory.
  • Search for an individual, a friend, a relative or create a market research list from over 206 million people and 135 million households.  Search by name, address, telephone or by a variety of U.S. Census neighborhood data averages.

Trends in Mutual Fund Investing

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Internet Resources
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According to the Investment Company Institute’s official survey of the mutual fund industry, the combined assets of the nation’s mutual funds decreased by $215.2 billion, or 1.4 percent, to $14.800 trillion in January. To learn more, check out their:

 

Funding Information Network is Coming to Kirstein February 24

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

funding information networkAs of February 24, the Kirstein Business Library will be the Funding Information Network partner for the Boston Public Library. We will provide a core collection of Foundation Center publications, access to the Foundation Center’s databases, and other materials for people and organizations looking for grants.  We will be scheduling public trainings for grant seekers in the near future.

Makin’ a Splash with potential customers

Posted on February 12th, 2014 by Amber De Angelis in Kirstein Business Library, Programs
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Reaching your target customers can be pretty difficult, especially when you have a niche product.  But sometimes the right packaging and product placement can help you better connect with consumers.

Enter: Auckland-based ad agency DraftFCB:

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