Monthly Archives: May 2013

Building Relationships to Boost Corporate Sponsorships

In May, Lewis Flax of Flax Associates led a Raffa Learning Community session called Generating Corporate Sponsorship Support. Attendees from service groups, membership associations, community-based nonprofits, service organizations and more brought their questions about how to establish and build corporate … Continue reading

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Stocks Stalled; Home Sales Rose

Financial News for the Week Ending May 25th U.S. stocks had their first down week in a month on concerns that the Fed may begin to reduce its bond buying program this summer. The S&P 500 fell 1.1% and Dow … Continue reading

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Study on Nonprofit Investment Policies Released

Raffa Wealth Management just released results of the Study on Nonprofit Investing (SONI), the first of its kind to provide benchmarking data for nonprofits interested in measuring the success of investment portfolio polices and management strategies against their peers. Results … Continue reading

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Record-Setting Week for Stocks

Financial News for the Week Ending May 18th U.S. stocks had another record-setting week on positive consumer sentiment and other economic readings. The S&P 500 gained 2.1% and the Dow rose 1.6% for the week. Japan saw stocks advance to … Continue reading

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Dow Broke Records

Financial News for the Week Ending May 11th U.S. markets ended the week at another record closing on positive economic news as the Dow surged past the 15,000 level. The S&P 500 and Dow rose 1.0% for the week. Japan … Continue reading

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RWM Provides Financial Training for Association Client

Raffa Wealth Management¬†(RWM) was recently invited by the American College of Radiology (a Raffa client) to offer a session on the fundamentals of financial planning to their younger members. ACR found that many of the new radiologists who were getting … Continue reading

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Raffa Partner Keynotes Forensic Conference

The Caribbean Conference on Business Forensics 2013 will bring together professionals from across the region and North America who are engaged in the field of Business Forensics, May 14 and 15, 2013, on the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. … Continue reading

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