This Week
  • Bitcoin wallet firm Case gets $1.5 million to fund its development.

  • It's not business as usual in building relationships with millennials.

  • Premium Mortgage has grown considerably in the past seven years.

  • MCC Foundation's Diane Shoger knows "how philanthropy works."

  • The 2015 edition features an exclusive interview with Paychex CEO Martin Mucci.

  • Chelsea Knapp has transitioned from collegiate hockey goalie to financial adviser.


The trade rules
Fast-track negotiating authority should be a non-issue.

Startup rules
In a recession, opportunity abounds for those with the entrepreneurial spirit. At least, that’s what a number of economists believe.

Education impact
The economic importance of the Rochester region’s higher education institutions is no secret.

Tax-cap turnabout
The cap should be made permanent—and voters should demand that the governor and legislators honor the other part of the bargain.

Snap Poll

Economy and jobs are top election issue
Nearly 80 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say the issue of the economy and jobs is very important to them in deciding whom to support in the upcoming race for the White House.

Big majority concerned about cyberattack
Slightly less than half of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say they have been a victim of a cyberattack. Nearly all say they are concerned that a major cyberattack could pose a serious threat to the economy or national security of the United States. Among them, 55 percent say they’re very concerned.

Majority opposes N.Y. fracking ban
In a long-awaited report issued last Thursday, the federal Environmental Protection Agency said it had found no evidence that high-volume hydraulic fracturing has caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States.

Most favor permanent property tax cap
Nearly 60 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say New York’s property tax cap should be made permanent. Another 31 percent would support that move if it were tied to mandate reform.


How to minimize the risk of religious-bias claims
How can an employer prevent a claim of religious discrimination from an applicant who never even asked for a religion-based accommodation?

Three letters that spell the perfect graduation gift
No, if you want to give a gift that at some point be appreciated beyond all expectations, you have only one option: Give the graduate an IRA.

Awash in thoughts about the Great Lakes
I decided to pay homage to the Great Lakes, for myself and all the others who take the water for granted.

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