What It’s Actually Like to Work as a Freelancer Full Time

Laveta Brigham

A series in which people across the U.S. offer firsthand perspectives about how social issues impact their real lives. As many industries struggle to recover in the ninth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are wondering, perhaps even more so than usual: Should I start freelancing?  Traditionally, this choice is […]

7 ways to make year-end charitable donations supporting racial equity. ‘If there was ever a time to give generously, it’s now’

Laveta Brigham

As Americans make their year-end charitable contributions, many are likely reflecting on the suffering the country has witnessed in 2020.  Some donors will have the national reckoning over racial justice that followed George Floyd’s killing in mind as they write checks or click donate buttons. These past several months have […]

It’s time to turn London into the home of innovation

Laveta Brigham

Post-Brexit, we should make London even more attractive to these entrepreneurs, with specific tax breaks and simplified administrative procedures. We should also be careful not to have new immigration rules which will push away the people we need to attract. This drive should obviously include technology start-ups but also the […]

4 Signs It’s Time Switch Brokerages in 2021

Laveta Brigham

Should you change to a different brokerage firm in the new year? Investing your money can help you build wealth, but you want to pick the right place to put your dollars. That doesn’t just mean picking the right assets, but also the best brokerage firm to facilitate the investing […]

Who gets the vaccine? It’s time to be great

Laveta Brigham

In the seminal “Democracy in America,” Alexis de Tocqueville wrote that America’s greatness lies not in being more enlightened or stronger than other nations, but rather in her ability to repair her faults. In other words, no nation is perfect. What makes America special is that we recognize this truth […]