Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Senate Education Chair Blocks Bipartisan Bill To Extend ‘HBCU’ Funding.

October 14, 2019 by  
Filed under Education, Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Each year as families beam with pride at seeing a son, daughter or another relative graduate from college, that achievement is nearly always the result of a family’s commitment to higher education. And when these institutions are among the more than 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), that pride is magnified by […]

Religious Liberty Is So Critical for Believers and Non-Believers Alike.

October 12, 2019 by  
Filed under Education, News, Politics, Religion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) I was recently at the United Nations General Assembly when President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president in history to convene a meeting at the U.N. solely devoted to protecting religious liberty. When critics declared it was simply a political move to score points with his base, they failed to understand […]

High Student Debt Threatens Our Nation’s Future, And Needs To Be Fix.

October 3, 2019 by  
Filed under Education, Money/Business, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The student debt crisis in our country is worsening. If nothing is done, its size threatens our nation’s future. Young people saddled with student debt often postpone adult decisions, like purchasing homes or getting married, hoping to start “real life” with a clean slate. When these folks delay buying homes, they also postpone […]

Three Ways to Nail That Promotion.

October 2, 2019 by  
Filed under Education, Money/Business, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Getting ahead in your job can be a labour of love. You’re looking for that promotion that you deserve but it seems a long time coming. What can you do to make that process happen quicker and how can you show the boss that it’s time to recognise you as a valuable member […]

Back To School; Please Bring School Supplies.

September 26, 2019 by  
Filed under Education, Money/Business, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The event promised to be one of those last-gasp of summer events that would raise a little money for a good cause.  The young woman who called to tell me about it promised that I’d meet interesting people, enjoy excellent wines and that the cost of attending was modest.  “We aren’t charging anything […]

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