Monthly Archives: November 2015

Maine New Markets Tax Credit

Effective October 15, 2015 the former Maine Educational Loan Authority (MELA) has officially been merged with the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME). The bill to merge these two offices was signed into law by Governor Paul LePage back in June. Part of the purpose of this merger was to provide a one-stop shop for finances in higher education. ...

Investors and Activist Working in Perfect Harmony

In recent years there has been an increase in activist investment. While purchasing stock in order to create organizational change is nothing new, it is not being done more strategically and effectively. Carl Icahn, a Wall Street Billionaire and finance legend has been one of the country’s most prolific activist investors for the past 40 ...