State Farm donates to ASU to support career development program

State Farm | February 11, 2020

State Farm has donated $30 million to Arizona State University (ASU) to help fund the university’s new career development program, “Pathways for the Future.” The “Pathways for the Future” program offers financial aid to Maricopa County Community College and ASU students who want to enroll in online ASU courses. In addition to university students, the program is also open to local high school students, as well as career professionals looking to compete for new and evolving jobs, a release said. The courses allow students to gain skills in three academic tracks, including STEM/engineering, business/leadership, and humanities/social sciences. ASU hopes that the program will help tomorrow’s workforce to better adapt, learn, and transition to new and emerging employment opportunities.

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Financial advisors often ask us about the right time to discuss insurance with their clients. The short answer is that there are two obvious opportunities: while onboarding a new client and during an annual financial review. But a longer, more useful answer is that there are many other moments when insurance can and generally should be raised. We’re referring to non-scheduled, informal conversations with clients when the talk is about what’s happening in their lives and with their families.

Spotlight

Financial advisors often ask us about the right time to discuss insurance with their clients. The short answer is that there are two obvious opportunities: while onboarding a new client and during an annual financial review. But a longer, more useful answer is that there are many other moments when insurance can and generally should be raised. We’re referring to non-scheduled, informal conversations with clients when the talk is about what’s happening in their lives and with their families.

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