Ingram's Magazine: August 2017

Best of Business 2017 – All That Glitters

When you stop to think about it, an awful lot of companies and organizations have been recognized as the best at what they do since Ingram’s first began asking readers for their thoughts—and votes—to determine this city’s best of everything, way back…more

Gray Expectations

Somewhere out there is a recent retiree who was born on Jan. 1, 1946—the dawn of the Baby Boom generation. In the history of American investing—mass investing, anyway—very few have been in as fortunate a demographic, in as rewarding an…more

Workplace Wellness: Success Factors

The pressure to contain costs of employer-paid health insurance isn’t letting up. But a great deal of work is taking place among providers, insurers and brokers to help business owners develop strategies for reining those costs in. Recognizing that no…more

A Touch of Class

They’re here: The Golden Years of the Peter Pan Generation, the ones that vowed to never grow old—better known as the first-wave Baby Boomers. They’re now entering its eighth decade of life, as the leading edge turns 71 this year.…more

Force Multipliers

In June 2014, as the U.S. military was in full drawdown mode following the phased withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan, a palpable sense of concern over the future of displaced veterans was settling in over Kansas and Missouri. At that…more

The Yin and Yang of Investing

In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang describe how seemingly opposite or contrary forces may actually be complementary, interconnected and interdependent in the natural world. When you look at portfolio management, passive (indexing) and active strategies are the yin and yang of…more

Beyond Healthcare Costs, Compensation Issue Looms

After a prolonged period of stagnant growth, wages are beginning to rise again in the labor market. Add in the never-ending rise in employer provided healthcare insurance premiums and ongoing uncertainty regarding the future of the Affordable Care Act, and…more

Potentially Hidden Costs of Robo-Advisory Services

The hot topic in investing today is robo-advisers. Like anything new, everyone in the industry is quickly trying to add a robo-product to the offering list. But the question remains, what really is a robo-adviser? And more important, what should…more

What Millennials Want

As a soon-to-be senior at the University of Notre Dame, my future is looming. What do I want to do after my football-filled Saturdays with the Fighting Irish? Where do I want to go? Do I want to come home…more