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  • State commission recommends VC funding for transit technology December 14, 2018
    The recommendation comes from a commission established by Gov. Charlie Baker to address Massachusetts’ long-term transportation needs.
  • Go inside Alexandria's LaunchLabs incubator in Kendall Square December 14, 2018
    The former Belly Wine Bar and The Blue Room in Cambridge’s Kendall Square has been transformed into a biotech incubator.
  • Head of MassChallenge accelerators in Boston, Rhode Island step down December 14, 2018
    The directors of MassChallenge's startup accelerators in Boston and Rhode Island have left their posts, a spokesperson for the nonprofit confirmed on Friday. With the announcement last month that MassChallenge co-founder and CEO John Harthorne plans to leave to form an affiliated for-profit entity, MassChallenge is now hunting for candidates to fill three of its highest-profile jobs. Kiki Mills Johnston is leaving MassChallenge less than two years after she was named head of the organization's…
  • Newbury College in Brookline to close next year December 14, 2018
    Newbury College in Brookline said Friday that it plans to close after its spring 2019 semester due to significant financial troubles. In a letter posted on the school's website, Newbury College President Joseph Chillo cited "major changes in demographics and costs" as reasons for the shutdown. A regional accreditor group had put the college on probation in August. "The decision was not arrived at lightly because we know how much Newbury College means to so many," Chillo wrote. "Our decision to…
  • Babson names former Thomas Jefferson University chancellor as next president December 14, 2018
    Babson College has named a successor for outgoing president Kerry Healey: Stephen Spinelli, the former chancellor of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and co-founder of car-maintenance giant Jiffy Lube. The Wellesley school said Friday that Spinelli will replace Healey beginning July 1, 2019. Healey had announced earlier this year that she planned to step down after six years leading Babson. Spinelli has deep ties to Babson. He received his MBA from the college in 1992, and served in…
  • Future HQ of Alexion, PTC sells for $455M to Norges Bank, American Realty December 14, 2018
    The future Seaport District headquarters of Alexion Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ALXN) and PTC (Nasdaq: PTC) has sold for $455 million to a joint venture of American Realty Advisors and Norges Bank Real Estate Management. The seller was Skanska USA Commercial Development, which built the 17-story, 450,000-square-foot elliptical building at 121 Seaport Blvd. Skanska acquired the land in November 2013 for $36 million, according to a Suffolk County deed. “121 Seaport’s unique and sustainable design…
  • GE says it may replace KPMG as auditor December 14, 2018
    General Electric Co. is considering replacing KPMG LLP as its auditor, possibly ending a century-long relationship that has come under scrutiny following multiple government investigations into GE’s accounting. The audit committee of GE’s (NYSE: GE) board of directors will solicit bids for an independent auditor, the Boston-based company said in a statement Friday. KPMG will remain its auditor through at least 2019, however. GE said that no new auditor will be appointed until the company has…
  • Mass. marijuana regulators OK four new retail pot shops December 14, 2018
    This story originally appeared on MassLive.com. Massachusetts regulators on Thursday approved four new retail pot shops, more than doubling the number of that have received sign-offs. The companies behind the shops, which will be located in the Berkshires as well as Hudson and Fall River, must still meet several conditions before they can receive a "commence operations" certificate and open their doors to customers. That means openings are likely weeks away. "I think this is the clip we're going…
  • Five things you need to know today, and where can you find a bag around here? December 14, 2018
    Good morning, Boston. I had a great time hanging out with entrepreneurs and students at the UMass Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Fall River last night. But back at it this morning: Here are the five things you need to know to help you start your Friday right: State awards Wayfair $31M tax break for Boston, Pittsfield expansions Greg Ryan reports that a state council in Worcester yesterday approved a $31.4 million tax break for Wayfair Inc. in exchange for its pledge to add at least…
  • Hearing patient concerns, state sets timeline to revise medical marijuana program December 14, 2018
    During a meeting on Thursday, the Cannabis Control Commission said it plans to review parts of the medical program in the spring, including patient fees.

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NRPC Seminar: FDIC Insured Investments

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Title: NRPC Seminar: Principal Protected Investments
Location: 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA 02459
Description: Principal Protected Investments combine some of the features of a fixed-income security, such as return of principal at maturity, with the potential for capital appreciation that you get from equities. They are designed to protect against losses at maturity, while providing the opportunity to participate in the gains on an equity investment.

Presented by: Mr. Richard Suder, CFA, CFP®, ChFC, CLU, CRPS, AAMS

Richard is an experienced independent financial advisor and the President of Auri Elan Financial Group located in Newton.  Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial. A Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. He holds various prestigious professional designations including Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), and etc.

Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Date: 2011-03-10

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