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Family Business Bailouts

Family Business Bailouts

Family Business Bailouts Joe and June started Children’s Clothing Company 30 years ago. They are now both age 65 and are interested in retiring. Their daughter Susan is currently the company president and their son Michael is the vice president of marketing. They have two other children, Spencer and Ellen, and both of them have

Finances

General Mills Updates Outlook General Mills (GIS) announced quarterly earnings on Wednesday, March 20. The company reported increased net sales and an updated outlook, causing shares to jump more than 3% on Wednesday. Revenue for the third quarter reached $4.2 billion, up 8.1% from the $3.9 billion reported during the same quarter last year. The

Part Gift and Part Sale

Susan and Kevin bought a vacant lot along Lake Michigan many years ago. They had planned to build a second home so that their family could spend their summers along the lake. However, as time went on, Kevin’s job kept him in town and the children grew up before Susan and Kevin had the financial

Savvy Living

Palliative Care Services Can Help Relieve Pain What can you tell me about palliative care? My husband suffers from lung disease and is receiving radiation for prostate cancer but is not terminally ill. I have heard that palliative care can help him with his pain and discomfort. What can you tell me? Palliative care is

Personal Planner

Loans and Sales to Children Parents are frequently approached by children who desire loans for various purposes. Parents may make a loan to a child for the down payment on a home, to start a new business, to cover costs for a personal emergency or for education. One of the considerations for parents who make

Occoneechee Council Planned Giving Resources

Giving Questions? Scouting Answers… A great resource to share with your donors.  The booklets cover many different types of planned gifts and giving opportunities for gifts large and small.  Have questions about how to give? Pick the gift type below for answers.   Planned Giving Resources Check out these one-page briefs on specific planned giving

Adopt An Acre

Located on the cusp between the sand hills and the piedmont northwest of Pinehurst, North Carolina, Occoneechee Scout Reservation with Camp Durant and Camp Reeves has been the destination for weekend and summer camping for over 50 years.  Over 2,000 acres of pristine pine forest, two well stocked lakes and miles of hiking and mountain

Second Century Society

The Second Century Society The Second Century Society, SCS, is the Boy Scouts of America’s national social organization of individuals, families, foundations, and corporations stewarded by key volunteers and implemented by the Boy Scouts of America National Foundation. Established in 2011, SCS, replaces the 1910 Society and Founders Circle as the way to recognize Scouting’s

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