New American Entrepreneur

Innovation is not limited to the few big successes like Microsoft, Google and Apple. In the 50s and 60s, the U.S. grew hand over fist because, in every corner of the United States, entrepreneurs worked tirelessly to build something better in the wake of the Great Depression and WWII. It is happening again thanks to innovators in cities and towns across the country—these are their stories.

My New Year’s Resolution for 2019

My New Year’s Resolution for 2019

The end of the year is a time to sit, relax with family and be happy for what you’ve accomplished over the last 12 months. It’s also a time to give thanks for all of the advantages we enjoy. For me, a lot of that turns back to innovation and the amazing work being...

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iSelect Monthly Update: March 2018

iSelect Monthly Update: March 2018

Peter Thiel Is Bullish on the Midwest. So Are We Peter Thiel is one of the savviest investors of our time. His $2.5 billion net worth is proof of that. So when Thiel says the next big innovations will be born in the American Midwest, it’s probably a safe bet that he’s...

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Peter Thiel Is Bullish on the Midwest. So Are We

Peter Thiel Is Bullish on the Midwest. So Are We

Peter Thiel is one of the savviest investors of our time. His $2.5 billion net worth is proof of that. So when Thiel says the next big innovations will be born in the American Midwest, it’s probably a safe bet that he’s onto something — especially since he is planning to put his money where his mouth is.

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Why Gen X Can’t Retire: Changing the Calculus of Retirement

Why Gen X Can’t Retire: Changing the Calculus of Retirement

As of 2013, the mean retirement savings of all working-age families was just over $95,000, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). Broken down by age group, the average 60+ year old had about $163,000 in total retirement savings (notably down from $211,000 before the financial crisis) while those under 40 barely peaked above $40,000.

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