Every community in America is struggling to recover from a year of COVID-19 shutdowns and could benefit from a surge in local investing. Yet only a handful of communities are prepared to embrace this strategy. An inspiring example is Market Center in Baltimore. I’m now working with the Market Center Merchants Association to embark on
Last week, I offered 18 of 27 New Year’s Resolutions on how you can create a vibrant local investment ecosystem. You and your neighbors can use your savings to boost your community’s economy and speed its recovery from COVID-19. I suggested ways to get your local businesses “investment ready,” to create more investment options for
Happy New Year! If you are unsure how to fix your community after a year of COVID shutdowns, bankruptcies, deaths, and despair, I’d like to offer 27 resolutions. The focus of all 27 is how to jump-start your economy by mobilizing local capital for local businesses, projects, and people, in relatively easy and inexpensive ways.
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