Guest Column

Opinions and tips from experts within the community.


Incorporate estate planning into New Year’s resolutions

December 7, 2018
As we enter the holiday season, many are focused on year-end giving. Whether it’s gifting to friends and family members or charitable organizations, it’s easy to get in the spirit of planning, purchasing and delivering. Read More

What lessons can Michigan learn from Amazon HQ2 search?

December 7, 2018
As we all now know, Amazon picked New York City and the northern Virginia inner-ring suburbs of Washington D.C. for its HQ2. Read More

Accountability in education: Get your money’s worth

November 30, 2018
Getting your money’s worth is a saying we are all familiar with. Read More

Marijuana results not what we hoped; battle for responsibility is not over

November 23, 2018
The advocates for legalizing recreational marijuana were successful in their effort to bring recreational marijuana to the communities of Michigan. Read More

The business holiday party checklist

November 23, 2018
I would like to share some helpful tips on how to attend a business holiday party and what pitfalls to avoid. Read More

The benefits of landlord/tenant remodeling provisions

November 16, 2018
You are a tenant in a long-term commercial lease and you want to “refresh” your space. How should you approach your landlord about amending the lease? Read More

Employers: Consider matching college debt repayment

November 16, 2018
One of the common complaints of millennials is that they’re too burdened with debt to think about contributing to their retirement plans. Read More

It’s never too early to think about retirement

November 9, 2018
Congratulations to the 40 Under 40 class of 2018! You are leaders in our community with a bright future ahead of you. Read More

What baseball stats can teach us about standardized tests

November 9, 2018
As I was reading Keith Law's book “Smart Baseball,” it struck me that this is why we at Michigan Future Inc. Read More

Considerations for selling a midsize business in today’s market

November 2, 2018
For several years now, professionals in the financial markets have been advising their midsize clients the time was right for selling their business. Read More