25 Years

Mid way through my last year of art school, I started a design business on the side. I called the company McAlpine Graphic Communications and was officially in business January 2, 1990. I was 20 at the time, had zero qualifications to be a business owner and I had only had one real job (if you don't count paperboy at 12 and the fry guy at McDonald's at 14). 

3 Ways to Financially Face 2015

2015 is just around the corner, which means many of us will be finalizing our new year’s resolutions such as the ones above before that giant, shiny, glittery ball drops at midnight. While new year’s resolutions regarding health and family are among the most popular, money is also at the top of the list. As I look back and reflect on 2014, here are a few things I learned that may be of some assistance as you enter the new year.

Trust or Bust

Let’s talk about trust, y’all. I recently took my biannual visit to the dentist. I decided to try a new doctor this time around after scheduling conflicts with my usual guy, and after it was all said and done, I found myself exiting the building with a sour taste in my mouth (both literally and figuratively).

Young & Free Forever: Choose a Credit Union

For the past four years, we've gathered all of our Young & Free clients together for something we call the Young & Free Marketer Meet-up. This is held the day before the annual CU Water Cooler Symposium. As part of the Marketer Meet-up, we also hold something called the Young & Free Spokester Summit where our active Spokesters get together, connect, learn from one another and credit a collaborative video.