“Democracy is messy, and it’s hard” said Robert Kennedy, Jr. about the political landscape. Current trends in the built environment may doubly merit that observation. In a democracy where everyone has a vote and a say on a wide variety of issues, decision-making can get complicated. In a very similar way, technology is democratizing how […]
The Quarterly eNewsletter of The AIA Trust —April 2019
If you travel for your job or for pleasure – or both – travel assistance services are important to consider so you don’t lose your financial investment in your travel plans – or your life. But do you know what travel insurance really covers? There are two principal types of travel assistance service plans which […]
As an architect saving towards retirement, you know that employer-sponsored plans, such as 401(k)s and IRAs, are the best ways to invest for retirement. While both are good options, if you’ve already maxed out your contributions to those accounts and want to save more, an annuity may be a good investment to investigate.
At the AIA Conference on Architecture 2019, Las Vegas, June 6-8, 2019, AIA members will have the opportunity to strategize their own future with three AIA Trust sessions about starting a firm, running a virtual practice, and ownership transition. Plus, the AIA Trust on the Expo floor is offering a wide range of can’t-miss free […]
When running a firm, you need a business continuity plan to ensure orderly leadership transition in case one or more key people leave, no matter the reason. Leaders, whether owners or managers, may leave because of retirement, death, a disagreement over strategy, or a job opportunity at another firm. Planning is crucial — and an […]
While there is not yet an association group health insurance plan that the AIA Trust can offer to AIA members, the AIA Trust continues to monitor healthcare insurance reform to identify potential future offerings.