Tired of Big Banks? Join a nonprofit member-owned bank on International Credit Union Day!
You might be surprised to find out that credit unions frequently offer better savings interest rates, lower fees, and competitive rates on loans. This Thursday, Oct. 20, consider joining your local credit union. For additional resources and insights on credit unions, check out the #ICUday or #CUdifference hashtags on Twitter.
The tradition of artists banding together is alive and well today. Here are three examples of artist forming worker cooperatives to support themselves and their work at a time of increasing economic precarity.
"It begins with some self-awareness. You have to recognize the potential symptoms of burnout. In the book, we have the Nonprofit Passion Fatigue Scale, from passion driven to passion depleted," says Beth Kanter, an internationally-recognized nonprofit trainer and author.
For those who have thought about or are in the process of starting a coworking space, here are some tips for measuring the flows and interactions of your space.
Living the Next Economy Convergence
in Oakland kicks off this Friday! Until midnight tonight, get 25% off 3-day tickets or 20% off single-day tickets when you use promo code LNEFRIEND. Join over 30 engaging, inspiring sessions with more than 100 local presenters on solutions for social equity. We can't wait to see you there!
Seoul Global Sharing Festival
runs from Nov. 6-7! Shareable's co-founder and editor Neal Gorenflo will be speaking at the event, which seeks to answer some key questions, including: "How can cities understand sharing as the solution to various urban problems?" and "what are the advantages of the sharing economy and how can they be improved." If you're in Seoul, we hope you can attend!
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