If you’ve worked hard, been successful and gained the trust of your superiors, you may at some point in your career receive an invitation to become a principal in your firm. While it may seem like evidence of your overall success, there are upsides and downsides to an ownership role and you should thoroughly understand […]
The Quarterly eNewsletter of The AIA Trust — July 2018
Whether you are considering a savings plan for retirement or have already established one, the principal of asset allocation is critical to successful retirement investing. Asset allocation is the way in which investments are distributed in a portfolio among different types of assets or asset classes. While it is a simple concept, proper asset allocation […]
The newly released, AIA Trust Guide to Virtual Practice, is a treasure-trove of invaluable pointers and considerations for this burgeoning approach to architectural practice. The guide offers an overview of requirements and questions to consider when starting or working in a virtual practice.
Until you are left reeling from the untimely death of a loved one, you may not fully understand or appreciate the importance of life insurance and the critical role it can play during that difficult time. Your children, spouse or significant other, parents or other family members, are the ones whose futures you want to […]
Webinars are an easy and quick way for you to learn what you need to know — no matter where you are. In 2018, there will be a number of free webinars scheduled that may be just what you need.
The 2018 AIA Trust CNA-Schinnerer Component Grants Program guidelines are now available for your component to submit winning program ideas for grants up to $3,000 each. Submissions are due by Friday, April 13, 2018.
The President’s Executive Order issued in October 2017 directed the Secretary of Labor, within 60 days, to propose regulations or guidance to expand access to health coverage by allowing more Association Health Plans (AHPs). AHPs are intended to expand access to employer-sponsored coverage and help reduce the cost of health coverage by increasing bargaining power […]
The likelihood of design deliverables being released for approval or actual construction while containing negligent errors or omissions are higher than most firms would like. This is due to projects becoming more complex and design times being severely constrained. As such, more projects are involving design input from a wide range of consultants and other […]