As we gather around the dinner table on Thanksgiving Day, we might all put away our smart phones, give Alexa some time off, and enjoy the “actual” (not “virtual”) company of our family and friends.

By 2025, the crowdfunding industry is expected to grow to more than $300 billion. In a nutshell, crowdfunding is raising money through many relatively small donations during a set period of time, typically for a specific campaign or goal, through an online platform.

Plan sponsors should review the cost of living adjustments (COLAs) to determine what, if any, changes need to be communicated to employees via orientation meetings and enrollment forms.

Harry’s, Halo Top, Justins, e.l.f. Cosmetics, KeVita – just to name a few. These are smaller brands that have carved out a nice niche for themselves. Just in case you haven’t noticed, insurgent brands have been gaining market share at a fast pace and have proven to be successful investments.