Brenda Blisk has always believed in the importance of giving back. But 10 years ago, the McClean, Virginia-based financial advisor was ready to support her community in a more focused way, creating a fundraising event that would also help with building her small business.
She thought carefully …Read More
Women’s History Month isn’t just a time to pay tribute the fearless female leaders who have inspired so many. It’s an opportunity to celebrate women who are actively making a difference in our world today. At Invest in Others, we’re grateful to support charities that uplift women …Read More
In the modern business world, fostering a collaborative culture is every bit as important as bolstering a company’s bottom line. But unlike other aspects of business, culture isn’t something that can be handed down by fiat. It’s a give and take. Management and employees must contribute equally …Read More
In times of crisis, Americans consistently show their generosity, opening their hearts and wallets in the aftermath of major natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires and equally devastating manmade disasters—both at home and abroad. According to the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, almost half of …Read More
To all the financial advisors who might be hesitant to share your story as a nominee for the Invest in Others Awards, we understand how you feel. We hear it all the time. It goes something like this: “I don’t do my charitable work in order to …Read More
Giving makes us richer. When we give to others, we become part of something larger than ourselves. But simply writing a check or raising money from the privacy of our own homes and offices doesn’t provide a meaningful connection. To reap the full rewards, you have to …Read More
Nonprofits must direct their marketing dollars and resources where they’ll do the most good. But while most charities don’t have multi-million marketing research budgets, they do have access to a wealth of statistics—who is giving, how much and to whom. With the New Year around the corner, …Read More
With Thanksgiving only weeks away, many companies are considering how to give back to the larger community. But instead of making a one-time, end-of-the-year donation, your business would be wise to consider instituting a formal corporate philanthropy program, also known as corporate social responsibility (CSR).
A CSR program …Read More
It’s autumn—the season of fall foliage, pumpkin-spiced lattes, and ghosts, goblins and ghouls. But did you know that Halloween isn’t the only October event that requires some preparation?
Financial planning week—observed during the first week of October—is designed to raise awareness about things like investing, saving for retirement …Read More
Every year, as we approach award season, we are blown away by the generosity of our finalists—financial advisors who give their precious time to support so many important causes, from funding cancer research, to teaching financial literacy, providing educational opportunities for at-risk youth and offering greater resources …Read More