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Trends in Mutual Fund Investing

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Internet Resources

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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So you want to be a Firefighter?

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Kirstein Business Library


Ever thought you’d like to have a career as a Boston firefighter?  Well here’s your chance.  The firefighter exam is scheduled for April 26th, 2014.  Get your application in now.  For more information check out their flyer.

Need tips on preparing for the exam or want to attend an open house?

The library also has resources to help.  Check out one of our Firefighter Exam books from our Career section or take a practice test or read an eBook on the topic using our Learning Express Library.

Good luck!




Super Bowl and Chicken Wings

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library



According to the National Chicken Council’s 2014 Wing Report, Americans will eat 1.25 billion chicken wings on Super Bowl Sunday.  This is an increase of about 20 million wings from last year. Enjoy the game and be careful with the Buffalo sauce. Read more »