House Votes to Increase Minimum Wage to $15

Measure not expected to see movement in the Senate The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved legislation to increase the federal minimum wage – currently at $7.25 an hour – in increments to a $15 hourly rate by 2025. The measure would also phase out lower minimum wage paid to tipped workers. While the bill […]

Michigan Rugby Cup Competition comes to Lansing

Teams from other Midwest locations will vie for title Saturday There will be a ton of scrumming Saturday at the Hope Sports Complex as Lansing hosts the 2019 Michigan Rugby Cup. The Greater Lansing Sports Authority and Capital Area Rugby Foundation have partnered with the Michigan Rugby Union to bring 12 adult men’s teams from […]

Celebrate National Veep Day with a toast to Gerald Ford

Aug. 9 is recognized as National Veep Day, a day set aside to give recognition to the succession plan of the president of the United States. It is listed on the National Day Calendar because Aug. 9, 1974, is the day Vice President Gerald Ford became the 38th U.S. president upon the resignation of President Richard […]

Martin Announces the Top 10 Issues Affecting Real Estate

Van Martin of Martin Commercial Properties shared the current and future issues that he expects to have the most significant impact on real estate in 2019 and 2020, as identified by the Counselors of Real Estate. U.S. infrastructure and housing ranked as the leading concerns of the 1,100-member global real estate advisory organization. “Inadequate infrastructure […]

Bolstering your Account Security – Advice from MSUFCU

Have you ever given thought to the security of your accounts? Identity theft isn’t a new gig for criminals. The phrase was coined in 1964, and the incidences are growing rapidly and becoming more sophisticated. The reality is, you are never completely safe from identity theft and credit card fraud. It’s always better to be […]

Digital Dependence

How addiction to our connected devices affects the workplace We’ve all seen it. Or done it. And sometimes it seems as if we just can’t help it. You’re sitting at your desk going over the most recent shipping orders and an alert pops up on you cell phone. A Facebook friend has commented on your […]

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